The Rollins Gateway @ Millbrae Station

The Rollins Gateway is Now Accepting Studio Applications for Households with a Gross Annual Income of $35,226-$94,020. Call 650.583.8841 today!

About The Rollins

The Rollins is located at 181 North Rollins Road in Millbrae, adjacent to Millbrae BART Station, and will provide 79 new affordable apartment homes with a veterans’ preference, including 18 homes dedicated for veterans with Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers. The community is part of a larger mixed-use, transit-oriented development known as Gateway at Millbrae Station.

The Rollins onsite amenities include a community room, a laundry room, bike storage, a fitness room with equipment, and an outdoor patio with barbeque tables and chairs provided. The site also offers easy access to BART, SAMTRANS, and Caltrain, bike lanes and trails with a future connection to the Bay Trail, public gathering spaces, plazas with public art, plus inviting restaurants and retail.


Community Room

community room

On-Site Laundry Room

laundry room

bike storage

bike storage

Fitness Room

fitness room

Outdoor patio

outdoor patio with bbq, tables and chairs

easy access to bart, samtrans and caltrain

easy access to bart, samtrans and caltrain

bike lanes

bike lanes with future conection to bay trail

public gathering spaces

public gathering spaces


plazas with public art

restaurants and retail

restaurants and retail


Map showing the location of The Rollins

Unit Information

The Rollins is proud to offer 79 affordable studio and one-bedroom homes. Studio apartments range in size from 424 SF to 477 SF and one‐bedroom apartments are 613 SF.

Unit Mix, Area Median Income (AMI) and Rent

Unit typeAMI RentRent
1 Bedroom30%$1,048
1 Bedroom40%$1,398
1 Bedroom50%$1,748
1 Bedroom60%$2,097

Minimum and Maximum Occupancy Standards

Unit TypeMinimum Household SizeMaximum Household Size
1 Bedroom13

Household Income Limits

Household Members30% Income Limit40% Income Limit50% Income Limit60% Income Limit



Eligibility is income restricted, as are rents, in accordance with the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program and other funding requirements. Maximum income restrictions range from $78,300 for a one-person household to $100,680 for a three-person household. All income and asset sources of prospective residents must be verified through written third-party verifications. 

The following preferences will be taken into consideration at The Rollins when selecting applicants, however, all are welcome to apply:

  • Veteran
  • Live or Work in Millbrae

Proof of Veteran Status

Veterans will need to provide the following documentation to receive veterans’ preference:

  • DD 214 or NGB Form 22
  • Military ID
  • Veteran’s Disability Letter (optional)

Please click below for more details on Income Qualifications, Rental Selection Criteria, Rents and Occupancy Standards, and Grounds for Denial.

Call (650) 583-8841 or e-mail us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

The John Stewart Company is the only managing agent that will be processing applications for The Rollins.

frequently asked questions

Construction began in Spring 2021 and will be completed in Summer 2022. Marketing of apartment homes will begin in early 2022. Rental housing applications will be available in Spring 2022. Fill out the pre-application and check back soon!

100% of the homes – 79 units – will be affordable apartments for rent with a veterans’ preference.

A “preference” means that veterans who apply to rent an affordable apartment will be given priority status on the property’s waiting list. They will be offered housing before other applicants.

Yes. Those veterans qualifying for a Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) voucher will be able to apply for one of 18 apartments set aside for this program. You can apply to the VASH program through the VA or qualified Veterans Service organization. If you receive a portable VASH voucher through the Housing Authority, you may be able to use it at this Community.

Yes. There will be programs and services designed for veterans such as social
activities and case management.

Studio apartments are between 424 SF and 477 SF. One‐bedroom apartments
are 613 SF each.

No. The apartments will be unfurnished; however, local community organizations will be offering furniture and other essentials to residents based on need and

A limited number of parking spaces adjacent to the building will be available to residents.

A community room, an onsite laundry room, a bicycle room for bike storage, a fitness room with equipment, and an outdoor patio with barbeque tables and chairs will be provided. The site also offers easy access to BART, SAMTRANS, and Caltrain, bike lanes and trails with a future connection to the Bay Trail, public gathering spaces, pocket parks, plazas with public art, a dog park, plus inviting restaurants and retail.

Yes. Families and children are welcome.

Your eligibility is based on your household income and assets, and the area
median income (AMI) for the region. See above for Household Income Limits.

Households comprised entirely of full-time students must meet special eligibility requirements to live here. As we get closer to the housing being completed, there will be an application process to establish eligibility.

You can fill out the pre-application form or sign up to be contacted when the affordable apartments are ready to be rented by emailing [email protected].

The John Stewart Company will be the property management company. You can learn more about them here.

The Rollins will comply with all Fair Housing Laws, Federal, State and Local.

The Core Companies

Established in 1989, the Core Companies have developed a strong track record for identifying well-located sites, securing difficult entitlements, and building great residential communities. Since its inception, Core has developed more than 400 homes, townhomes and condominiums, as well as 2,300 apartment units.

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The John Stewart Company has specialized in the day-to-day operations of affordable housing communities since 1978.  Our goal is to provide secure, service-oriented and well-maintained communities that serve the interests of residents and property owners alike.  We apply our core values of compassion, integrity, service and professionalism to everything we do.  We are proud to manage the high-quality affordable housing that thousands of Californians call home!

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