Deer Valley Gardens
Sun City West, Arizona

Deer Valley Gardens is a 164-unit senior affordable housing project built in 2004. The community caters to residents aged 55 years or greater and is located in the desirable Phoenix suburb of Sun City West, Arizona. Its residents have easy access to premier medical facilities, major employment hubs, service-based businesses, shopping and recreation.

Beginning April 2021, Spira implemented a preservation plan that benefit its senior residents including:

  • Significant upgrades to accessibility units (including new kitchen cabinets, countertops, accessible closet shelving)
  • Concrete accessibility path-of-travel upgrades
  • ADA-compliant parking modifications throughout
  • New energy-efficient vinyl windows
  • Green-conscious water savings initiatives
  • Energy-efficient hot water heater replacement throughout
  • Clubhouse and other common area upgrades
  • New TPO roofing system
  • Substantial exterior stucco repairs

Community Profile

Development Cost (est.) $30 million
Units 164
Acreage 7.8 acres
Avg unit size 737 sq ft
Total buildings 14 (1-and 2-story)
Unit mix

98 x 1-BR
66 x 2-BR

Parking 274
Common area amenities

Swimming pool
Spa / Hot tub
Fitness center
Business center
Clubhouse / Lounge
Library
Laundry facilities

Interior features

Private entry
AC / Heating
Oversized closets
Patio / Balcony
Dishwasher

31%
Expected reduction in electricity costs
29%
Expected water savings since renovation
2051
Final year of affordability
Before

After

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