Cottages at Cypress - Affordable Senior Living


Cottages at Cypress is a twenty-five unit, single-story affordable housing project for seniors earning 50% or less of the Area Median Income. The project is in the process of achieving multiple green building certifications, including LEED for Homes - Platinum. Cottages at Cypress is located at 330 Cypress Street in Fort Bragg, CA. Construction began in May of 2013 and was completed in February 2014. Accepted applicants began moving in February 2014.

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Plans & Room Sizes

Tis project has eighteen one-bedroom units with an average of 583 square feet, and seven two-bedroom units with an average of 849 square feet. For floor plans, elevations and square footages, click here.

Applications & Interest List

Applications are now available.  Applications will be processed in the order they are received.  Please read the instructions carefully and if you have any questions, please call Patricia at (707) 962-9080.  Completed applications must be dropped off or mailed to the Cottages at Cypress, 330 Cypress Street, Unit 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437.


To be eligible to live at Cottages at Cypress, you must be 62 years of age or over and meet certain income-level restrictions. Income levels are measured as a percentage of AMI, the Area Median Income. Tenants must have an income level at or less than a certain percentage of AMI. Click here to view the current 2012 AMI levels and rents to give you an idea of the restrictions.

Project Funding

Cottages at Cypress is made possible through a unique collaboration between Danco Communities, Community Revitalization & Development Corporation, Danco Builders, USDA Rural Development, the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, and the City of Fort Bragg.