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Luminaira is located in sunny Irvine, California. Luminaira is designed and built with the modern family in mind. Whether you are moving from a home or apartment, you are sure to enjoy the many amenities and exciting possibilities that await you at Luminaira.

Choose from our spacious two or three bedroom floor plans as offered. Each apartment home features a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with solid-surface counter tops, hardwood plank-style flooring, ceiling fans, large closets, some paid utilities, outdoor private space, and more! Come home to Luminaira today and start living life the way you deserve.

We provide our residents with an exceptional living environment. Outside your front door you will find a number of recreational amenities that add to the ambiance. A large multi-purpose clubhouse with kitchen, shimmering pool, computer center, media lounge, and other specialized services are located at our community for your convenience. A member of our friendly staff is looking forward to serving you with excellence. Call us today and don’t miss the opportunity to enhance your lifestyle at Luminaira.


Community Amenities

  • Zoned to Irvine Unified School District
  • Easy Freeway Access to the 133, 241, 5 and 405
  • Easy Access to Shopping & Entertainment
  • Guest & Additional Parking
  • Regularly Scheduled Social Activities and Community Programs Through Lifesteps
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity In All Residences and Common Areas
  • Multi-Purpose Clubhouse with Kitchen
  • Computer Room
  • Media Lounge
  • Shimmering Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Dining Courtyards With BBQ Areas
  • Dog Park
  • Laundry Facilities
  • On-site Maintenance
  • Section 42 Welcome & Section 8 Welcome

Apartment Features

  • Two and Three-Bedroom Apartment Homes
  • Some Paid Utilities
  • One Car Garage
  • Solid-Surface Kitchen and Bathroom Countertops
  • Outdoor Private Space
  • Cable Ready
  • Central Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Hardwood-style Flooring Throughout with Carpeted Bedrooms
  • Contemporary-Style Cabinetry
  • Ceiling Fans
  • EnergyStar Refrigerator & Dishwasher
  • Microwave*
  • Horizontal Blinds
  • High-Efficiency Fixtures and Lighting
  • Disability Access
  • Walk-in Closets*

* In Select Apartment Homes


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Looking for a pet-friendly apartment community in Irvine, CA? Look no further than Luminaira! As one of the few pet-friendly communities, we proudly allow cats and dogs here at Luminaira. Now your pet has the opportunity to relax by your side and enjoy the comforts of your apartment home.

Pet Policy:

Tenants may, after fulfilling the requirements, maintain a pet from one of the following:
(Service animals are not considered pets and are therefore exempt from these policies.)
A) Dogs- Maximum number - one (1)
Maximum size - 30 lbs. (mature weight)
Spayed or neutered at appropriate age*
Current distemper and rabies shots
B) Cats- (Domestic Only)
Maximum number - Two (2) –if tenant doesnot keep a pet dog
Maximum size - N/A
Spayed or neutered at appropriate age*
Current distemper and rabies shots
C) Birds- No parrots, myna birds or others of this type.
Maximum number - two (2) (ie. Love Birds, Finches, etc.)
Flight wings must be clipped
D) Fish- Maximum aquarium size -- 30 gallons
Maximum number -- approx. 3 fish per gallon of water
Aquarium shall be placed in a safe and secure location in the unit.
(*) Unless prohibited by state or local laws.
Only routine domestic animals will be allowed. No reptiles, monkeys or other exotic or undomesticated animals of any type will be allowed. For a dog or cat, a one-time Pet Deposit in the amount of $300.00 will be assessed. All pets are subject to management approval.


How do I obtain an application for Luminaira?
The application period has ended. We are sorry, we are not accepting applications for Luminaira. Please check back often.
How many apartments are at Luminaira?
There are 82 total apartments.
What bedroom types are there?
There are 57 two bedroom and 25 three bedroom apartments.
When can I move in?
Luminaira is currently under construction and first occupancy is expected summer 2017.
How long is the waiting list?
We cannot forecast this information as we receive interest daily.
Are there any preferences if I currently live in Irvine, CA?
No preferences are considered. All initial applications are subject to a randomized lottery for a housing opportunity.
Are there any age restrictions?
None. This is a family community.
What is the process for qualification?
This community does have minimum and maximum income restrictions, and all residents will be screened using published resident selection criteria.
If adult members of an application are traveling and they are contacted for an interview, what happens then?
All adult applicants must participate in our interview process to be considered for housing at Luminaira.
Will this community offer on-site storage or garages?
This community will offer parking, including open parking, carports, and some garages. At this time we do not offer additional storage.
Transportation services?
Luminaira does not provide transportation services. Orange County does have an exceptional public transportation system within walking distance of the community.
Will Luminaira offer social services/resident events?
Luminaira is 100% independent living but will offer some community events through LifeSteps.
Is there rent control or rent subsidies attached to the apartment?
Rent control does not apply to our community and there are no rent subsidies offered as part of our program. Minimum and maximum income limits will apply. We will accept portable Section 8 vouchers and other tenant-based rental programs at this community.
Are subsidies from family allowed?
All recurring gifts from members not currently residing with the applicant will be confirmed and counted as part of total household annual income. You may contact us with any specific questions after you are assigned an application number and are contacted for an interview.
Is the income based on one person's income?
No, all income sources are counted for all adult members of the application. Income is based on gross income.
Are pets allowed?
We are pet friendly. Breed and weight restrictions apply.
Are floor plans available?
Yes, in the "Floor Plans" section of our website.
Does Luminaira offer short term leases?
No, all leases are 12 months in length.
If I applied to other Related owned or managed properties in Irvine, CA, will I need to fill out another application?
Yes, each community has its own separate application process.