Developed by Affirmed Housing, Stella and the adjoining development, Bluewater, provide a combined 158 affordable rental homes for San Diegans with low income, including 87 permanent supportive housing units for individuals and veterans who previously experienced homelessness.
Stella consists of 79 permanent supportive housing units for San Diegans who have experienced homelessness—62 for individuals and 17 for veterans—with income up to 40 percent of the San Diego Area Median Income (AMI), currently $34,250 per year for a two-person household. Bluewater provides eight permanent supportive housing units for veterans who have experienced homelessness and 71 affordable apartments for families with income up to 60 percent of AMI, currently $69,550 for a family of four. All of these apartments will remain affordable for 55 years. Each development also has a manager’s unit.