Sumayia

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Guardino Scholarship Winners Head to School

Sumayia

The Guardino Affordable Housing Scholarships are granted each year to high school seniors living in affordable housing and attending college as freshmen after graduation. Four $3,000 awards were given this year and we were fortunate to meet one of the recipients in our office: Sumayia. Born in Bangladesh and having immigrated to the U.S. at…

Aufdermaur family enjoying a day at the pool

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Hello Summer (and Hello, Homeownership Month!)

Aufdermaur family enjoying a day at the pool

It’s June 21st so it means two things: the official start of summer and homeownership month! It’s a time to celebrate the nearly universal American dream of home ownership but also promote ways we can help people close the distance between today and their dream. It’s also a good time to reflect on who we’ve…

Christian, who we were able to help buy a home through Santa Clara's Below Market Rate Program

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A Home Touches More Lives Than One Family’s

Christian, who we were able to help buy a home through Santa Clara's Below Market Rate Program

Ever have a moment where your heart sinks only to feel it soaring moments later? One of our homeowners told us about his. Christian, a homeowner who was able to purchase a home through Santa Clara’s below market rate (BMR) program administered by Housing Trust, attended Investor Briefing 2018 and told us his story: living…

Housing Trust Impact Continues to Expand

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Housing Trust Impact Continues to Expand

Housing Trust Impact Continues to Expand

Housing Trust Silicon Valley had its most impactful year to date in 2016, according to CEO Kevin Zwick in his Investor Briefing report to the community. Last year, the Housing Trust lent $20 million in early stage, risk capital to affordable multifamily housing developers – more than any previous year in its 17-year history. The…