Donner Lofts grand opening

donner lofts affordable housing downtown san joseDonner Lofts – an affordable rental apartment community – celebrated its grand opening March 30 at 158 E. St. John St. Developed by MidPen Housing, Donner Lofts received over 1,500 tenant applications and now has 1,450 names on its waiting list.
“We’re pleased to welcome Donner Lofts, which provides affordable homes for 100 local families right here in our downtown,” said San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Donner Lofts provides 92 workforce efficiency studios and nine one-bedroom apartments. It is named after Eliza Donner, a surviving member of the Donner Party, who lived in a home on the site that burned down in 2007.