The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board reviewed architectural changes to the affordable housing units at the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch at its Aug. 25 meeting. The development was approved in 2013 and the changes are mostly in architectural detail and building layout, according to Dan Gause of Wermers Properties — there have been no changes to the number of units, size, height or style.
Construction on the 79 affordable housing units, split between two sites at the Village, cannot begin until the Village's parking garage is complete in about a year. The parking structure is currently under construction at the site and soon construction will begin on the Village's 252 market rate residential apartments.
One of the affordable housing developments will be four stories with a garage underneath on the corner of the Village across from Panera Bread. The second set of affordable housing units will be to the east of Crunch Fitness and next to Laterra, a 69-unit townhome product on Village Loop Road.