WELCOME TO 1939 MARKET
A NEW LGBTQ+ WELCOMING SENIOR COMMUNITY
LOCATED IN THE MID-MARKET/CASTRO NEIGHBORHOOD OF SAN FRANCISCO
1939 Market will be a fifteen story, Type I building with a maximum of 188 affordable studio and 1-bedroom apartments serving low-income seniors. The building will feature community and open spaces for residential use, ground floor property management and service offices, as well as community-serving retail. Mercy Housing California (MHC) and Openhouse intend to create a welcoming community for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ elders.
MHC, with Openhouse as co-developer, applied under the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) Multisite RFQ in Spring 2021 to develop 1939 Market Street – a City-owned site in the Mid-Market/Castro neighborhood. MHC and Openhouse were awarded the opportunity to develop the site in Summer 2021.
Site location of the 1939 Market development.
SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2022
Initial Stages of community engagement, including individual and small group meetings, neighborhood mailings, and community meetings to introduce the development and solicit design input
Conclusion of planning and entitlements process
Expected start of construction
Anticipated construction completion and occupancy
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