Press Releases, Updates

Housing Trust Welcomes Five New Members of the Board of Directors

Housing Trust is pleased to announce Mike Beasley of Beasley Consulting, Kevin Deeble of Cisco, Jonathan Fearn of Greystar, Papia Gambelin of Platinum Advisors and Meg McGraw-Scherer of California Housing Partnership have joined the Board of Directors at Housing Trust Silicon Valley. Mike Beasley is the retired Chairman of the Board of Rocket Software. Before…

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Housing Trust Welcomes Jason Elliott to Investor Briefing

Today we’re pleased to share the news that Jason Elliott, senior counselor to California Governor Gavin Newsom for housing and homelessness, will be speaking at Investor Briefing on March 13th. Jason is primarily responsible for the Administration’s legislative and policy approach to the issues of housing & homelessness, including working closely with local governments to implement the Governor’s agenda. …

Linda Mandolini

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Linda Mandolini named Housing Champion of 2020!

Linda Mandolini

We’re excited to announce Linda Mandolini, president of Eden Housing and a founding board member of Housing Trust, is the recipient of this year’s Housing Champion Award. Linda’s history creating affordable housing throughout California is longer than our own: She joined Eden Housing as project developer in 1996 and soon became associate director of real estate…

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March 13, 2020 is Housing Trust's Investor Briefing!

This is the time of year when we’re ordering new calendars for 2020. When you get yours be sure to save the date of Friday, March 13, 2020, 10:30am to 1:00pm, for our annual Investor Briefing. Last year, as you all know, we had a record crowd of about 600 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, and…

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Another Big Year for Turkey Trot

On Thanksgiving Day – November 28th, 2019, the 15th Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot took place. About 23,000 runners came together to support five area nonprofits and experience a long and proud tradition of downtown San Jose.  For years Housing Trust has been among five area nonprofits – which include Health Trust, Healthier Kids…

Villas on the Park in downtown San Jose

Success Stories, Updates

Villas on the Park Starts Welcoming Residents

Villas on the Park in downtown San Jose

We believe our communities are more diverse, sustainable, and vibrant when everyone has a safe, stable and affordable place to live. While we’ve been able to practice this belief throughout the thirteen county greater Bay Area, we’ve had the pleasure of seeing it up close, too. Villas on the Park, an 84 apartment complex on…

The Veranda in Cupertino

Success Stories, Updates

The Momentum, Direction and Movement of Measure A

The Veranda in Cupertino

Measure A – the affordable housing bond measure passed in 2016 – is projected to fund 120 affordable housing developments over ten years and has already been at the heart of several multifamily projects that have been in the news lately. As reported in The San Jose Mercury News, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors recently…

Kevin Zwick speaking at On the House 2019 in downtown San Jose

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‘On the House Comes to Downtown San Jose

Kevin Zwick speaking at On the House 2019 in downtown San Jose

On the House, our annual fall celebration, took place on Oct. 7th at District SJ and gave us a chance to share our recent successes and give thanks to all who support our work. In addition, On the House was when we released our 2019 annual report for the fiscal year that ended in June….

Fathia Macauley

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Welcome Fathia Macauley – our new Chief Lending Officer

Fathia Macauley

Today Housing Trust Silicon Valley is excited to announce Fathia Macauley has joined the Housing Trust team as Chief Lending Officer, where she will be overseeing our multifamily lending program – which lent more than $73 million in fiscal 2019 to help create 1,843 homes across 13 developments throughout the greater Bay Area. Fathia comes…