Walkable Affordable Family Housing El Monte, CA
Low-income apartments with services in master community
The Exchange at Gateway is an affordable family apartment community in Los Angeles County that is the first phase of the 14-acre El Monte Gateway, a transit-oriented urban community in downtown El Monte.
Amenities for this state-of-the-art community include a spacious community center with computer lab featuring Internet access, a fitness center, tutoring/arts and crafts room, water-efficient landscaping and community kitchen. The property is a 100% smoke-free environment built around a central courtyard with barbecue/picnic areas, tot lot, outdoor seating areas and bike storage in the underground garage to promote exercise and a healthy lifestyle.
Each apartment home includes a patio/balcony to encourage indoor/outdoor living. Jamboree’s Community Impact Group provides services tailored to the needs of The Exchange at Gateway residents, such as after-school tutoring and activities that promote health, fitness and community involvement.
The development is LEED for Homes Platinum rated. This lowers energy consumption, providing a cost-saving benefit to residents. In addition, when phasing is complete, the development will include 25,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants, allowing for enhanced walkability for residents in the City of El Monte.
The Exchange at Gateway is adjacent to the El Monte Station that serves more than 35,000 riders per day and is considered one the largest transit centers in the Western U.S., providing easy commutes for residents. Centrally located in downtown El Monte, The Exchange at Gateway is a walkable community near Pioneer Park and the Rio Hondo bike trail, one-half mile from Fletcher Park and the El Monte Community Hospital, and less than one mile from the El Monte Public Library. Local schools are also less than one mile from the site, and Rio Hondo College is less than nine miles away. The property is also close to nearby shopping and health care services.