Prado Family Homes

Prado Family Homes, located at 16790 S. Harbor Blvd., are open and accepting applications for their waiting list! The initial residents were determined by lottery in late 2021. For more information, please visit the Prado website at Prado - Apartments in Fountain Valley, CA ( or call the leasing office at 714-274-7011 / TTY 800-735-2929. 

Prado Family Homes is a 50-unit affordable development for primarily extremely low and very-low income families.  Eight units have been designated as permanent supportive housing (PSH) units using Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers for veterans who are homeless or at risk or homelessness. The County of Orange administers the VASH vouchers. Fountain Valley Housing Authority provided a loan to the developer to assist in the development of the complex that ensures the units will remain affordable until 2077.

The development is comprised of four residential buildings, including one community building complete with property management and social services offices. LifeSTEPS, an independent, non-profit, social service agency, administers the on-site social services. 

Prado offers a Mid-Century Modern design with comfortable one, two, and three-bedroom apartment homes. Each apartment home features a kitchen with quartz countertops, vinyl plank-style flooring, ceiling fans, spacious closets, some paid utilities, communal outdoor space, and more. There are 50 tuck-under or carport parking spaces plus 44 uncovered spaces.

This friendly environment provides residents with an abundance of recreational amenities, including a barbecue and picnic area, outdoor youth playground and physical activity space, separate teen hangout area, community multipurpose room, and community laundry. Prado residents have convenient access to public transportation and the 30-mile, public Santa Ana River Trail that offers recreation opportunities for bicyclists, runners, and walkers.

Prado was designed for families and individuals to flourish. Whether you are a local Fountain Valley resident or moving to Fountain Valley from another location, you are sure to enjoy the many amenities and community connectivity that can be experienced at Prado.