Dublin Planning Commission Approves Affordable Graduate Units | Dublin News

DUBLIN – The planning commission has taken the next steps towards the construction of Eden Housing’s fifth affordable housing development project within the city limits.

In a unanimous vote on November 3, commissioners approved the site development review permit for the Eden project on Regional Street, in the downtown area of ​​Dublin Transit-Oriented, which would develop 113 units to serve very low and low income seniors. The Dublin Transit-Oriented District is zoned for a mix of residential and commercial buildings, centered on easy access to public transport, such as BART. The issuance of the permit allows Eden Housing to apply for the balance of the financing necessary for the realization of the project.

“We are building high quality, well-managed communities that benefit not only residents but also the neighborhoods they are in, and we are very excited about this new project,” said Tami Strauss, Associate Director of Real Estate from Eden Housing. development.

The project would include 55 studios, 57 bedrooms and an unrestricted two-bedroom management unit. All units would be reserved for senior households earning between 20% and 50% of the median income of the Alameda County area (AMI). It will include 57 parking lots built around a contemporary five-story building with landscaping and amenities, including a community hall and fitness center.

“I really love and enjoy this project,” said Commissioner Dawn Benson. “I like the community side. I think it’s a very well thought out and orchestrated design that brings people together.

Dubliner Greg Bonato, who identified himself as part of the Building Trades Council, applauded the project for the local workers he will employ.

“I speak in favor of the plan,” he said. “It will be good for the economy, the environment… and it will help ensure that work is done safely by a skilled workforce.”

Staff say the development is expected to cost between $ 46 million and $ 74 million, depending on the number of units built, and completion is slated for 2024.

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