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Plaza Point

Arcata, CA

Senior affordable housing


Plaza Point is a three-story, mixed-use development that provides an attractive and dignified living opportunity for seniors. It is designed to create a welcoming and vibrant community where neighborhood charm, urban connections, and sustainability are celebrated. As well, there are market-rate commercial spaces on the first floor. The project will achieve multiple green building certifications, including LEED for Homes - Platinum.


You must be at least 62 years of age or disabled to qualify for this property.

To be eligible to live at Plaza Point, you must be a senior citizen 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.

Project Funding

Plaza Point is made possible through a unique collaboration between Danco Communities, Community Revitalization & Development Corporation, Danco Builders Northwest, USDA Rural Development, the HOME Investment Partnership Program, the City of Arcata, Umpqua Bank, Boston Financial Investment Management, and the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee.

Plans & Room Sizes

There are 29 units on the second and third floor. The average unit has 884 square feet, and the average one-bedroom unit has 621 square feet.


Plaza Point, 977 8th Street, Arcata, CA 95521


To apply, download the form, fill out the editable PDF and email to

Alternatively you can print the form, fill it out and mail it in.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer