Pippin Orchards Apartments is the result of a multi-jurisdictional effort to bring much-needed affordable housing to southern Santa Cruz County. Pippin Orchards Apartments provides 46 affordable homes for families, including two units that are reserved for transition-aged-youth who have experienced homelessness, and six units that are reserved for residents with developmental disabilities. Those residents receive supportive services in collaboration with the San Andreas Regional Center and Housing Choices Coalition. All residents of Pippin Orchards have access to onsite amenities as well as a full suite of services and programs, coordinated by MidPen Services. Residents of Pippin Orchards enjoy a landscaped courtyard with a children’s playground. Other amenities include a computer lab, a community room with kitchen for community gatherings, and bicycle storage space. Once completed, the apartments overlook a seasonal wetland and have a view of the Pajaro Hills to the east of Watsonville.