Peppertree Apartments




Owner: Peppertree SV, LLC (an affiliate of Many Mansions)
Developer & Property Manager: Many Mansions
Service Provider: Ventura County Behavioral Health Department and Many Mansions
Architect: E.C. Lind Architect, LLP
General Contractor: SBS Corporation
Total Project Costs: $2.7 million
Financing: City of Simi Valley, Department of Housing and Community Development (MHP-GHI), California Housing Finance Agency and Ventura County Behavioral Health Department (MHSA), Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and U.S. Bank (AHP)

Overview of Project

The Peppertree Apartments provides 12 units of permanent supportive housing for extremely low income, chronically homeless, and disabled households. The units are 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms.

Property Information

Year built: 1991              Year Opened: 2014

No. of units & buildings:12 units in a two-story apartment building.

Unit mix: 3 one-bedrooms, 7 two-bedrooms, 2 three-bedrooms

Unit size (sq. ft.): 1-bedrooms = 560; 2-bedrooms = 770; 3-bedrooms = 1,007

Rent (monthly): 30% of the SSI/SSP amount ($249) or 30% of a household’s in- come, whichever is higher.

Supportive Services: Supportive services to be provided by the Ventura County Behavioral Health Department and Many Mansions, including Service coordination, case management, job development, life skills, and neighborhood watch.

Property Amenities: Community Room, Laundry Room, Picnic Area, and Carport Parking


Property Rehabilitation

Total Rehabilitation Costs – $590,000

Scope of work includes but is not limited to:

  1. Green Features: Install solar power hot water system; Install dual pane windows & sliding glass doors; Low-flow fixtures; Energy Star appliances.
  2. Accessibility: Install accessible countertops and showers in two units; Replace all door knobs with lever handles; Provide an accessible path of travel.
  3. Code Compliance: Replace all stairs and hand rails with building code compliant railings.
  4. Services Space & Amenities: Converted a two-bedroom unit into a one- bedroom unit and services office and community room for on-site supportive services; Constructed a play area for resident children; Refurbished existing laundry room.