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As co-developers, we work with the best-in-class market rate and affordable housing developers to build mixed-income, mixed-ability residential communities. We engage communities and set new standards for a better design. We attract new sources of capital and unrealized land value to accelerate development. We drive better outcomes for owners by creating a resident-centered, connected experience.

Each one of our communities is unique to the local needs, but all are: affordable to people at the very lowest and moderate-income level; accessible for people with a range of disabilities and access needs; and build an inclusive culture, staffing, leasing, and amenity spaces that support thriving, connected communities.

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Ayer Station

San Jose, California

The exterior of The Kelsey Ayer Station, a tan and brown building with windows, small balconies, and arched windows and greenery on the bottom floor. A sign on the top says "The Kelsey" with our brandmark above it. A train is in the bottom right corner about to pass by and people using wheelchairs and walking are on the street.

San Jose, California

Opening Spring 2024

The Kelsey Ayer Station is a fully inclusive mixed-ability, mixed-income housing community located in a transit-oriented neighborhood blocks north of downtown San Jose. The 115 apartment homes include a mix of 2-bedrooms and studios for individuals with and without disabilities across various incomes. The project features community amenities and outdoor spaces. The Inclusion Concierge connects residents, the community, and desired services and supports.

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Civic Center

San Francisco, California

An aerial view of downtown San Francisco, including City Hall, and the site of the site of The Kelsey Civic Center

San Francisco, California

Groundbreaking June 2023

The Kelsey Civic Center will be a vibrant urban co-living community offering 112 homes for people with and without disabilities of all incomes and backgrounds. This project addresses the global impacts of climate change alongside one of our time’s defining local issues: the affordable housing crisis. Across from San Francisco City Hall and supported by live-in Inclusion Concierge staff members, it will serve as a beacon of sustainability and disability justice in the heart of a city with a rich history in both.

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Avondale

Birmingham, Alabama

An aerial view of The Kelsey Avondale site.

Birmingham, Alabama

Opening 2026

The Kelsey is partnering with community organizations in Birmingham, Alabama to create needed disability-forward housing. In the early stages of development in the lively Avondale neighborhood, we’re bringing the first inclusive, affordable, accessible homes to the community.

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Inclusive Partner Properties

Oakland, California

A living room showing wall of glass windows overlooking downtown Oakland. There is a small sofa and chair with two side tables, a round coffee table, pattern rug, artwork behind sofa and bronze light fixture. Muted color palette with warm natural light coming through.

Oakland, California

Since August 2020

The Kelsey is excited to offer homes and inclusive programming in Oakland for the Regional Center of the East Bay (RCEB) clients. We are leasing individual apartments in Atlas and have coliving homes at a partner property.

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A Community of 'Inclusion Natives'

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