Fourth Street Apartments offers 100 energy-efficient apartments (one, two and three-bedrooms) on a .79 acre site downtown located two blocks from light rail. This multifamily housing includes two stories of structured parking, with a landscaped courtyard providing open space, a seventh floor terrace and a living roof planted with organic materials. The building has received LEED Platinum certification. Fisher Friedman Associates (now NBBJ) designed the nine story building.
On-site manager and maintenance person
Computer lab with internet access
Free WiFi throughout building
Free transit pass
Housing Choices Coalition (HCC) provides Resident Services Coordination to Fourth Street residents with developmental disabilities, and facilitate communication between these residents and property management, providing one point of contact for the purposes of continuity and comprehensive communication. This includes a comprehensive marketing and screening process to ensure that appropriate services are in place before a client signs a lease. HCC will work with these special needs residents to create a sense of community and to encourage a support network among their neighbors and friends.
Healthy living for our tenants starts by giving consideration to indoor air quality. Finishes such as paints, finishes, adhesives, cabinets, carpets, resilient linoleum flooring that have low volatile compound makeup and low off-gassing properties keep tenants and staff from breathing and
Saving energy lowers operating expenses. This is achieved through insulation, water use, efficient plumbing and electrical fixtures. By having well-insulated and ventilated shell it reduces the amount of energy required to heat and cool the units and helps to improve indoor air quality. Lower energy use equals lower energy costs for the both common areas and for tenants.
The project is a transit oriented development located across from local and regional transit hubs. In addition, First Community Housing will purchase local transit passes for each resident, providing use throughout Santa Clara County.
The building features a vegetated roof which provides a multiple benefits, such as lowering the heat island effect, filtering rain water, roof insulation and extending the life of the roof itself. The vegetation will be locally grown organic drought-tolerant plants, which filter the rainwater before it goes into the storm drains.
Management: John Stewart Company
Architect: Fisher Friedman (now NBBJ)
Contractor: Branagh, Inc
Year Completed: 2012
Fourth Street Family Apartments, has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Platinum is the highest rating achievable in the LEED rating system.
Fourth Street Apartments
1460 N Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95112
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