Low-income housing near schools, transit San Bernardino County
Jamboree acquired and did extensive renovations of Vista Pointe, formerly known as Arbor Terrace, an affordable housing family community in Colton, CA. All kitchens and bathrooms were completely fitted with new plumbing fixtures, appliance and new cabinets, as well as countertops, and lighting. New landscaping was included in the exterior renovations. Common areas received both green and accessibility upgrades to provide easy access for all residents.
Vista Pointe's open walkways, inviting green spaces and a picnic area encourage indoor/outdoor living and an enjoyment of Colton’s mild climate. A playground and courtyard make the community fun for families. Laundry facilities provide convenience for busy residents.
Located in a walkable neighborhood, San Bernardino County, Vista Pointe is one block from shopping and dining and a short drive from four local schools. The community has easy access to the Foothill Freeway and I-215. For recreation, residents can drive to nearby local parks. The community has a view of Mount Baldy and easy access to hiking trails on the Angeles National Forest.
Jamboree partnered with local government, investors and property management to provide a newly renovated community with amenities and resident services to help residents maintain long-term affordable housing and peace of mind.
Preserving Low-Income Housing in Colton, CA
Joint venture acquisition, renovation of affordable community
Located in San Bernardino County, Jamboree acquired and rehabilitated Vista Pointe, fomerly known as Arbor Terrace, in a joint venture partnership with Community Preservation Partners, the development arm of WNC & Associates, Inc. to preserve long-term affordable family housing for residents and greatly improve the quality of the community. Interior renovations include upgrades to the HVAC system, new windows, water heaters, and flooring. All kitchens and bathrooms were completely refurbished with new cabinets, countertops, appliances, lighting and plumbing fixtures.
Outdoors, new landscaping created inviting green spaces. All common areas received accessibility upgrades. Though Vista Pointe was at risk of losing its affordability and going to market-rate rents, Jamboree’s joint venture replaced the expiring U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HAP contracts with bonds, 4% tax credits and a long-term Section 8 contract, preserving the affordability of the apartment homes for decades to come.
The community is walking distance to shopping and dining and a short drive to four local schools, with easy interstate I-215 access. Mount Baldy provides a beautiful view and the nearby national forest is a great place for family recreation.