Gallery: Merritt Crossing is a Sustainable Affordable Housing Project f...

Low-income seniors in Oakland now have a new housing complex available to meet their needs. Merritt Crossing by LMS Architects is a LEED Platinum residential project in Oakland's Chinatown neighborhood with easy access to transit and other urban amenities. The project was built for nonprofit developer Affordable Housing Associates, and it provides housing for 70 low-income seniors. Sustainably designed with rooftop solar panels, living mesh screens on the facade and a high performance exterior, the project is also GreenPoint and Energy Star rated and has a Bay-Friendly landscaping certification.

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