mercy housing California

Presentation senior community


Presentation Senior Community has been recognized as a model approach to providing affordable housing for low-income seniors. The property was built on a historic site donated by the Sisters of Presentation that was formerly a school and convent. It includes a 5,000 square-foot adult day health center operated by SteppingStone Adult Day Health Care and a 2,000 square-foot performing arts space operated by Exit Theater. The health center allows residents and seniors from the surrounding neighborhood to access intensive health services in close proximity of their home, thereby affording them the opportunity to live independently, longer. Rent is one-third of a resident’s income and qualifying residents have incomes of 50 percent or less of San Francisco’s area median income.


  • Adult day health center
  • Performing arts space
  • Referral services
  • Community celebrations
  • Neighborhood safety program


  • 93 units of senior housing including 61 studios and 31 one-bedroom apartments (plus a manager's unit) and includes 60 units designated for frail seniors
  • Funded by: City of San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, City of San Francisco Prop A, Interim Parking Lot Income, San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, Sister of Presentation, Equity (sponsor), US Departments of Housing and Urban Development Section 202 Program, City and Count of San Francisco's Mayor's Office of Housing and San Francisco Department of Health
  • Architects: Hardison Komatsu Ivelich & Tucker
  • Contractor: Cahill/TSM Joint Venture

Presentation SEnior Community

301 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415-921-2390
[TTY 800-855-2880]

Property Type: Senior
Units:  93


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