San Jose Proclamation of Affordable Housing Week, May 15, 2018

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A Triple Play at Affordable Housing Week 2018

San Jose Proclamation of Affordable Housing Week, May 15, 2018

A hearty congratulations to our friends at Silicon Valley at Home for their great work on Affordable Housing Week 2018. This year Housing Trust hosted three big events! AHW 2018 – posts from which can be found on social media under the #ItsTime4Yes hashtag – started out with the ADU panel on May 11 “Small Homes, Big Impact” – a…

View of downtown San Jose

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WE’VE MOVED!

View of downtown San Jose

Effective today, Housing Trust Silicon Valley has a new home: 75 E. Santa Clara St., Suite 1350, San Jose, CA 95113.

Congressional Representative Ro Khanna

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Congressman Ro Khanna’s Keynote Speech

Congressional Representative Ro Khanna

You could hear a pin drop when our keynote speaker, Congressman Ro Khanna, took a few moments to talk about college students he had met who, until a short time ago, KNEW they could look forward to buying a home and enjoying a middle class life. It was a powerful speech and you can catch…

California State Senator Jim Beall (CA-15)

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Sen. Jim Beall Receives Housing Champion Award

California State Senator Jim Beall (CA-15)

With thunderous applause, State Sen. Jim Beall (CA-15) took to the stage to accept Housing Trust’s Housing Champion Award for the tireless work he has done throughout most of his career to get more Californians to live with dignity in safe, affordable homes. Jim’s work as a legislator includes most recently pushing SB3 – the…

Housing Trust Silicon Valley CEO, Kevin Zwick

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More is More

Housing Trust Silicon Valley CEO, Kevin Zwick

Our CEO Kevin Zwick started the crowd off with laughter at his silly childhood photos. But he also ran through the challenges that still lay ahead and everything that’s been accomplished – none of which would have been possible without the support Housing Trust has received from corporate sponsors, philanthropic organizations, and just ordinary people…

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…

At the Veranda groundbreaking in Cupertino, April 19, 2018

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Measure A Funded Project Comes to Cupertino

At the Veranda groundbreaking in Cupertino, April 19, 2018

Ground was broken in Cupertino on the first of what will be many Measure A funded projects. Housing Trust provided a $3 million loan for our partners at Charities Housing; which is building affordable homes for seniors in a lot close to a VTA stop and within walking distance to groceries and shopping.

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…