Apartments and Condos

More than one-third of Californians live in rentals or multi-family communities, and in San Diego that number is over 50 percent.  Installing charging infrastructure in multi-family communities is critical to the widesread adoption of electrical vehicles.  

If you live in or manage a multi-family community, installing EV charging is a communitywide project. 

Since multi-family charging stations are often installed in common areas, it’s important to engage your home owners association or property manager as soon as possible, as they're the primary decision maker for the EV charging installation. 

Get your community plug-in ready

  • Take a poll and see how many people in your community may be buying a plug-in vehicle

  • Learn about different charging stations at or

  • Look at your property layout and potential location of meters, wiring and parking spaces

  • Read the rules of placing equipment in common and private areas

  • Come to a consensus on the scope of your charging project with owners, managers and residents

  • Choose a qualified contractor to install the equipment and coordinate an onsite evaluation

  • Install the equipment and spread the news that you live in a community that supports electric vehicles and sustainable living

Top 8 Steps: To multi-family EV charging installations

Guides & Surveys:  EV Charging Guidelines, Decision Guides and Survey Tools

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