Parker-Kier is a 34-unit apartment complex in Banker’s Hill that provides affordable housing with supportive services for very low-income seniors and people at risk of homelessness who need mental health services. Parker-Kier includes 33 units for individuals who need supportive services and earn up to 50 percent of AMI, and one manager’s unit. The three-story building, owned by the San Diego Housing Commission and operated by Housing Development Partners, consists of 19 studios and 15 one-bedroom apartments.
Twenty-two apartments are occupied by residents between the ages of 25 and 59 who participate in one of two state Mental Health Services Act programs administered by the County of San Diego. This is part of a larger initiative by the County of San Diego’s Behavioral Health Services Division (BHS) to connect homeless individuals or individuals at risk of becoming homeless who with permanent housing and mental health and social support services. These supportive programs are operated by Community Research Foundation and Mental Health Systems Inc. Both service partners provide innovative and cost-effective mental health, alcohol and drug recovery services.
In addition, 11 apartments are occupied by very low-income seniors ages 55 and older who receive social and medical services from St. Paul’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
Parker-Kier residents have access to transportation and additional services to live as independently as possible. Amenities in close proximity to Parker-Kier include bus stops and the San Diego Trolley.
2172 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92101
The goal of Parker-Kier Apartments is to provide safe, affordable housing linked with the mental health and social services necessary to promote residential stability and self-sufficiency to homeless individuals suffering from mental illness. Thirty-three units are reserved for individuals who need supportive services and earn up to 50 percent of San Diego’s area median income. Community Research Foundation and Mental Health Systems Inc. have partnered with the County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services to provide supportive services and case management to MHSA tenants. Both service partners provide innovative and cost-effective mental health, alcohol and drug recovery services. Parker-Kier residents will have access to transportation and other services to live as independently as possible. Amenities in close proximity to Parker-Kier include bus stops, a San Diego Trolley.