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Featured Developments: Montgomery Crossing

Lemoore, CA

Montgomery Crossing — Lemoore, CA

Montgomery Crossing — Lemoore, CA

  • New construction
  • 57 units
  • Mix of two, three, and four-bedroom units
  • Construction completed 2009
  • CA Title 24 (Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings) - exceeds energy standard by 18%

[Alternative Text]Montgomery Crossing is a new construction development of 57 rental units, located in Kings County, CA. The site has a mix of two, three, and four bedroom units for low-income residents. It is partially financed by the USDA-RD Section 515 loan program and the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program (GRRHP). The development design features two-story garden-style apartment buildings, with unit plans thoughtfully laid out for family interaction.

To provide supplemental power to the development, Montgomery Crossing uses a 28.1 kWh photovoltaic system. The system reduces the development's outside energy needs and helps tenants save approximately 25% — 30% on electricity costs per year. The development also uses foam-backed, insulated vinyl siding to provide additional energy efficiency for units, helping to lock in cool air in hotter months and retain warm air when temperatures fall. The long-lasting siding also reduces maintenance costs over time.

Water conservation is achieved with the use of water-efficient fixtures throughout all units. In addition, the development's landscaping incorporates water-wise plants with low water needs to reduce irrigation costs.

For the benefit and welfare of its residents, Montgomery Crossing includes a 2,500 square foot recreation building including an office, maintenance room, computer learning center, etc. The overall community layout features barbeque areas surrounded by open spaces, as well as a pool and playground for the residents.

Construction Timeline

July 2007
Design approval

June 2008
Financing approvals complete

November 2008
Construction loan closing

November 2008
Construction begins

July 2009
Construction completed

August 2009
Lease up complete

April 2010
Permanent loan conversion

Green Certification

Initiative Information

Last Modified:09/28/2012 
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