Mosaica Senior Apartments CLOSED Waitlist


Mosaica Senior Apartments

655 Alabama Street; SF, CA 94110

Affordable Housing Opportunity for Seniors (62+) / Equal Housing Opportunity

APPLICATION PERIOD was May 25th, 2017 – June 9th, 2017

Lottery results are posted at

Application, Marketing Flyer, Selection Criteria and Lottery Information below:

Mosaica Senior Apts; 655 Alabama Street:

Mosaica became TNDC’s first property in the Mission District in November 2009, when TNDC took over management of the project from the Citizens Housing Corporation. The property includes a four-story building over a partially submerged parking structure. Housing is spread between a south podium and a north podium. Common area is shared between 24 senior rentals and 93 family rentals. The project also includes some onsite supportive service space, including offices, multipurpose rooms, and a 93-space parking garage.

Mosaica Senior Apartments consists of eighteen 475 square feet studios and six 650 square feet 1-bedroom units. All units have private bathrooms and kitchens. Common space amenities include multipurpose rooms, senior lounge, computer lab, community kitchen, laundry facilities, secured entry, and a beautiful courtyard with green space and playground equipment.

Lutheran Social Services’ goal at the property is to create a stable, supportive, intergenerational housing community. LSS case manager support residents upon move-in and throughout their transition through on-site support services to residents which includes: individual counseling, referrals to medical and mental health services, childcare, rental assistance, vocational services, community activities and senior day programs. LSS provides support to help residents maintain stability, housing, and overall quality of life. LSS provides voluntary case management and community-building services, offering support and advocacy for residents to maintain their housing stability.

Type of Unit Affordable Housing for Seniors (62+)
Name of Building Mosaica Senior Apartments
Address 655 Alabama Street; San Francisco, CA 94110
Year Built 2008
Neighborhood Mission District
Application Contact Person & Address Brandon Flannery

215 Taylor Street; San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone 415-776-2151
Application deadline 06/09/2017, 5pm

Applications must be received in paper form (no faxes or emails) by 5pm  on the date of the deadline. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Building Accessibility Accessibility features in common areas like lobby, hallways and management offices, wheelchair accessible bathrooms and elevators.
Building Amenities Elevator(s), Close to Public Transit, Community Kitchen, Community Courtyard, Community Room, Laundry Facility, 24 Hour Emergency  Maintenance, and Computer Lab
Parking None
Application Fee None
Rent Amount Studios – $ 847

1 Beds – $ 907

Deposit Minimum One Month’s Rent

Other fees & utilities paid by the renter

(Costs Not Included)

 Water, Sewer & Trash are paid by the building all other utilities or renter’s insurance are tenants responsibility.
Lottery Date:         06/22/2017 (Thursday)

Start Time: 10:30 AM

Location:    220 Golden Gate Ave.; San Francisco, CA 94102

Applicants do not need to be present at the lottery. Lottery results will be posted at & within one week of the lottery.

AMI level to determine Maximum Income &Rent 2017 California Tax Credit Allocation Committee 35% AMI
AMI Chart                             35%

1 Persons –  $ 33,915

2 Persons – $ 38,745

3 Persons – $ 43,575

How to submit an application Applications can be obtained either of the following ways:

  1. TNDC Website:
  2. Download applications through the SF Housing Portal at:
  3. Pick up a paper application at the following address:

Address:    215 Taylor St.; San Francisco, CA 94102

Hours:       8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Days:                Monday through Friday


Applications must be submitted either of the following ways:

  1. Submit applications in-person or by mail to the following address:

Address:    215 Taylor St.; San Francisco, CA 94102

Hours:       8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Days:                Monday through Friday

If you need application assistance or information about available housing resources, please refer to the organizations listed in the SF Housing Resource Guide by clicking here:

Link to Building Selection Criteria
Credit History Standards Not Applicable
Rental History Standards No Eviction in the past three years or no more than two in the past five years.



 Qualified applicants with criminal history will be considered for housing in compliance with Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code: Fair Chance Ordinance.

Please note our listing will by default notify all applicants that “Qualified applicants with criminal history will be considered for housing per Article 49 of the San Francisco Police code Fair Chance Ordinance.”

Smoking Policy Per San Francisco Health Code, Article 19F Smoking is not allowed in enclosed common areas, building entry, exit and operable doors or vents.
Pet Policy No Pets, Companion Animals allowed via Reasonable Accommodations.
Minimum Allowable Income Level of Households  Household income must equal at least 2 times monthly for all Affordable Senior Housing (62+) units.
Lottery Preferences
#Applicant Category
1Certificate of Preference Program (COP)
2Displaced Tenant Housing Preference Program (DTHP)
3Live or Work in San Francisco Preference (L/W)
4All Others

All individuals and households may enter the lottery for a unit.

However, households in which one member holds a Certificate of  Preference (COP) from the former San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will be given the highest preference in the lottery ranking process. More information about the COP Program can be found here:

Households in which one member holds a Displaced Tenant Housing Preference (DTHP) Certificate from the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will be given second highest preference in the lottery ranking process, for up to 20% of the units in this project (insert number of units here).

DTHP certificate holders will also be included in the Live/Work preference regardless of their current live/work location.

Note: The DTHP only apply to projects with 5 or more units. Please delete the DTHP information listed above if your project has less than 5 units.

Households that submit acceptable documentation that at least one member lives or works in San Francisco will be given third highest preference in the lottery ranking process.

If the number of units available exceeds the number of qualified applicants in the above listed preference, the units will become available to other qualified applicants outside of San Francisco. Applicants in each preference category must meet program requirements in order to complete the rental.

For more information about the lottery process and housing preferences, please refer to the MOHCD Housing Preferences and Lottery Procedures Manual here:

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