Help us open the door

because everyone deserves a place to live and a chance to succeed.

We use transformative housing finance and public and private partnerships to create more equitable and affordable communities. As a certified CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution), we lead the greater Bay Area in delivering innovative financial solutions and creating a strong affordable housing market.

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Invested in Affordable Housing


Housing Opportunities Created Since 2000


People Helped to Find Housing


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This past fiscal year has been a busy one across the 14-county greater Bay Area and Sacramento, with the Apple Affordable Housing Fund, Google’s Launch Initiative, Supportive Housing Fund, TECH Fund, Sonoma County Housing Fund, Monterey Bay Housing Trust, and more.

Great Minds Tackle Big Challenges

Using innovation and strong partnerships to tackle the Bay Area housing crisis

Investment Opportunities

Our innovative investment options help make our communities affordable, sustainable, and vibrant.

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Developer Financing

When developers partner with a lender, affordable housing becomes a reality.

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Homeownership Assistance

We believe communities prosper when people can own a home in places that matter to them.

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News and Updates

Celebrating Charities Housing’s Montecito Groundbreaking

The City of Mountain View is about to open the door to more affordable housing with a new project breaking ground at 1265 Montecito Avenue! A ceremony today featured our CFO and Head of Partnerships and Strategy, Julie Mahowald, who spoke about the power of the partnership between Charities Housing Development, Housing Trust, City of…

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Grand Opening for the Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus

We were thrilled to join the festivities last Friday at the grand opening for the Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus in downtown San Rafael, California! Our Housing Trust team were honored to meet some of the new neighbors and welcome them to their beautiful, new home. Developed by our long-time partner, Eden Housing, with early financing…

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Read All About it! The latest Housing Trust News is Live!

Read all about it! Our latest Housing Trust Newsletter is here:! In this edition, we are excited to share recent impact numbers, an inspirational first-time homebuyer story, some wonderful media coverage, current job openings, and more! #AffordableHousing #CDFI #Community #HousingforAll #GreaterBayArea

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