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San Francisco opens affordable housing for low income, homeless residents

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- In San Francisco today, the city held a grand opening today for a new apartment complex.

It will provide homes to dozens of homeless and low income residents.

Along Mission Street in, the city held a grand opening for 1036 mission, a new affordable housing complex.

The building has 38 one-bedroom apartments, 38 two-bedroom apartments and seven 3 bedroom apartments for formerly homeless and low income families.

There's also a courtyard, a garden on the roof and a kitchen.

At today's grand opening, San Francisco Mayor London Breed was at the opening as well as residents who say they are happy to have a place to live.

“Thank you for giving my son and I a place of peace, a place to grow and a place to call our own,” said one new resident.

The mayor also announced today that the city will build hundreds of more affordable housing units on Mission.

“Right next door to 1036 Mission we are going to build 250 new affordable housing units 100 percent for formerly homeless individuals,” the mayor said.

In addition to housing, there are also social service available for residents in the building.

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