affordablebloomingtonApplications are now being accepted for the first phase of the Bloomington affordable housing development for low-income seniors and family households.

Information about income requirements and applications can be found at, at any County Library, or at the County Community Development and Housing Department in the County Government Center, 385 North Arrowhead Ave. in San Bernardino.

All applications received by Dec. 1 will be entered into a random drawing, the first 106 selected will proceed in the application process. Applications received after this date will be placed after the lottery in the order they are received. Occupancy is expected to begin March 2016.

The project has Spanish/Monterey-style architecture and will include carports and beautiful landscaping.   The development has easy access to freeways and shopping and will be a catalyst to the revitalization of the Bloomington community.  The development has two housing components: “Lilian Court” for seniors 55 years and older, and “Bloomington Grove” for families. The first phase consists of 70 units for seniors, 36 units for families, and a new 6,500 square foot County Library to serve residents and the community.

Lillian Court will have a separate access and will be an active 55+ adult community which features one and two bedroom homes that include central heating and air, balcony or patio and an all-electric kitchen. Community amenities include community room, spa, and laundry facilities. Some of the units are designed for mobility and hearing/sight impaired households.

Bloomington Grove will be a community which features two and three bedroom apartment homes that include an all-electric kitchen with refrigerator included, breakfast bar, plush carpeting, and high ceilings. Some of the units are available for mobility and hearing/sight impaired households. Bloomington Grove will include a community room, swimming pool, laundry facilities, and a tot lot playground.

For additional information or if you would like to have an application mailed to you, please contact Kathy Brann at or call (909) 387-4552.

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