Initial development permits reveal plans to develop a parcel next to the Balboa Park BART station into an affordable housing project on 2340 San Jose Avenue in Ocean View, San Francisco. The project proposal consists of constructing 121 residential units and 12,000 square feet of retail space, community service space, and a child care center on the lot. The proposed site is currently used as a parking lot. Mithun is managing the design and construction. The affordable housing complex will be developed by Mission Housing Development Corporation and Related California.
The proposed residential use area is 158,050 square feet, retail and commercial use is 4,000 square feet, and office use is 3,350 square feet. One hundred thirteen bike parking spaces will also be constructed. The project will also provide space for 33 vehicles. Shared amenities include restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, a kitchen, and eating areas.
Planning authorities reached an agreement with BART to use some of the BART parcel for open space. The location is next to the Balboa Park BART station and is well serviced by MUNI bus lines like 8, 28R, 29, 43, 49, 54, and 88. The estimated date of completion has not been announced yet.