The Orchards on Foothill

2719 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland | Map
Accepting Online Applications

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If you are having trouble starting an application, click a registration guide below.

For information on eligibility, click on the link to the flyer below:

Eligibility: Head of household must be age 55 or older at the time of application. If there are any additional members, they must be age 45 or older or meet an exception. See flyer for exceptions.

The waiting list for 1-bedroom units at The Orchards on Foothill opens on October 14, 2021 at 9:00 AM. Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 PM on October 21, 2021. A lottery will be conducted for all applications received by the deadline. Only the top 200 applications will be placed on the waiting list for consideration.

The 24-hour support phone line will open on October 14, 2021 at 9:00 AM and close on October 21, 2021  at 5:00 PM. Please call (866) 408-8781 for assistance. Persons with disabilities have the right to request reasonable accommodations to participate in the application process. If you cannot apply online due to a disability and require a paper application please email

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Located in Oakland’s Lower San Antonio district close to the Fruitvale Transit Village, the Orchards on Foothill redevelops a vacant industrial property on one of Oakland’s primary transit corridors in a mixed-use neighborhood into 65 apartments for very-low income seniors. The Orchards is developed especially for seniors in its location near services and the universal design features that are adaptable to residents with disabilities. The building’s design includes a variety of common interior and outdoor spaces where both casual and organized social activities can take place. The building includes a spacious lobby and mailbox area where residents can wait for transit or sit and enjoy the neighborhood. The Orchards has a large secure outdoor terrace with seating areas and a variety of fruit trees and native plants. The residents can also plant their own small gardens in the community vegetable beds. The Orchards includes many green features that enable it to operate efficiently and with a small environmental impact. Primary features include the photovoltaic panels and the bioswale that naturally cleans and disposes of the water runoff.

Would you like more information about The Orchards on Foothill? Please call the Property Manager at (510) 437-9750.

September, 2008
Income Level
30-50% AMI
Resident Population
  • Seniors
Pyatok Architects
JH Fitzmaurice
$18.2 Million
Financing Partners
  • City of Oakland
  • CTCAC 9% Tax Credits
  • Wells Fargo
  • Northern California Community Loan Fund
  • Oakland Housing Authority
  • Alliant Capital
Property Manager
Services Coordinator