Assemblymember Ash Kalra

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Board Member Spotlight: Ash Kalra

Assemblymember Ash Kalra

As an attorney, city council member and now Assemblymember in California’s 27th district, Ash Kalra has managed to travel far and has come full circle when it comes to home. He grew up in the Hayes neighborhood in San Jose and lives there today. He credits his eleven years spent as a public defender in…

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Homebuyer Empowerment Loan Program (HELP) Helps First Buyers!

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A few months ago Housing Trust rolled out our Homebuyer Empowerment Loan Program (HELP) which assists middle-income first-time homebuyers with down payment assistance. It got off to a great start in terms of awareness thanks to coverage in the San Jose Mercury News and we are happy to announce a young couple in Gilroy just purchased their…

Housing Trust Welcomes Four New Board Members

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Housing Trust Welcomes Four New Board Members

Housing Trust Welcomes Four New Board Members

Lisa Gutierrez of US Bancorp, Sparky Harlan of Bill Wilson Center,  Nathan Ho of Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and Jim Morgensen of LinkedIn have joined Housing Trust Silicon Valley’s board of directors, bringing decades of wisdom and intelligence in affordable housing and Bay Area issues with them. Lisa Gutierrez is the vice president, assistant director of business development at US Bancorp Community Development…

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Board Member Spotlight: Kathleen King

Kathleen King headshot

Kathleen King is a California native but has called a lot of careers home. Nearly 20 years at Applied Materials, a member of the Saratoga City Council, two terms as mayor of that city, and the past ten years as CEO of the Healthier Kids Foundation.

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TECH Fund Money Moves Fast in Mountain View

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It was only last month Housing Trust announced LinkedIn’s $10 million investment in affordable housing in Mountain View using TECH Fund – joining original backers Cisco Foundation, Sobrato Family Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

More affordable housing coming to Mountain View thanks to TECH Fund

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More affordable housing coming to Mountain View thanks to TECH Fund

More affordable housing coming to Mountain View thanks to TECH Fund

Housing Trust Silicon Valley, a nonprofit community loan fund based in San Jose, has announced LinkedIn’s $10 million investment in TECH Fund has already been used to assist in the construction of 163 affordable housing units in Mountain View. LinkedIn’s investment is part of a $8.1 million loan to Palo Alto Housing (www.pah.community) to purchase a…

Second Street Studios - Dec. 18, 2017

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Construction Racing Along At Second Street

Second Street Studios - Dec. 18, 2017

On Dec. 6th we got to visit First Community Housing’s newest development that Housing Trust provided predevelopment funding towards and watched the fascinating, Lego brick-like construction of the 134 home project.

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LinkedIn Invests $10 million in TECH Fund

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LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network based in Silicon Valley, has invested $10 million in TECH Fund, an initiative of Housing Trust Silicon Valley to get more high-tech organizations, large employers and philanthropists involved with creating affordable housing in the Bay Area.