Space for Creativity to Work

Affordable Housing+Workspace+Economic Development

The Siler Yard Arts+Creativity Center brings a fresh approach to affordable housing and community development by combining affordable live/work rental space with shared facilities and economic development and social support programming. 

Housing Creatives

Siler Yard serves a diverse cross section of creative entrepreneurs and their families with income restricted rents that range from $427-$1185 a month, all utilities included. Our residents represent the creative community of Santa Fe with practices in the visual arts, music, theater, dance, jewelry, sculpture, glass, media arts, applied arts, culinary, and healing arts. 

Shared Resources

A second phase of Siler Yard will develop a purpose build home for MAKE Santa Fe, along with meeting rooms, exhibition spaces, performance spaces, and public open space, Siler Yard will support the surrounding neighborhood, the broader creative economy, and create a new kind of place that serves as a vibrant intersection of Santa Fe’s creative culture.


Siler Yard is New Mexico’s first net-zero energy multi-family project. It has been designed to generate 100% of the energy needed for the project through a utility scale solar array. It will also features cutting-edge water efficient with the lowest use of fixtures and innovative passive water harvesting. This combined with sustainable low water use plantings ensure the lowest possible water consumption.

Next Steps

We completed Phase 1 construction and are currently 100% occupied with income qualified households. 

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