Affordable Housing Month Kicks off May 1

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Affordable Housing Month Kicks off May 1

Affordable Housing Month Kicks off May 1

Yesterday, the same day our Homeownership Team had their first Empower Homebuyers SCC webinar, Sonya Singha, a member of our ADU team, took part in an online panel discussion of financing an ADU. Both are just a warm-up for the growing list of coming events in May as SV@Home opens Affordable Housing Month. The theme…

SVLG Regional Economic Forum on May 1

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SVLG Regional Economic Forum on May 1

SVLG Regional Economic Forum on May 1

Next Friday, May 1, our friends at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group are hosting Regional Economic Forum: In the COVID-19 Era. It’s the first time as a virtual event and our own Kevin Zwick will be on the Housing and Homelessness panel and our Chief Lending Officer Fathia Macauley will be on the virtual stage…

A Smile for Eden Housing and Volunteering

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A Smile for Eden Housing and Volunteering

A Smile for Eden Housing and Volunteering

When COVID-19 is behind us we will all commit to things that were postponed in the wake of the Shelter in Place. For many of us it is a long list – and for our organization we will happily present Linda Mandolini, President of Eden Housing, with the Housing Champion Award. We have been checking…

Homeownership at Work: First Empower Webinar Takes Shape

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Homeownership at Work: First Empower Webinar Takes Shape

Homeownership at Work: First Empower Webinar Takes Shape

Since the Shelter in Place order began, the Homeownership team closed two loans for Empower Homebuyers SCC – the Measure A funded down payment assistance program created by the County of Santa Clara and administered by us. One of the loans went to a Cupertino teacher named Dmitry and the other for Katie and Carlos’…

More Multifamily Lending – and More to Come

Newly Funded, Updates

More Multifamily Lending – and More to Come

More Multifamily Lending – and More to Come

Today we are happy to report continued strides in our lending thanks to funding from a host of wonderful supporters – including our TECH Fund investors, Supportive Housing Fund partner County of Santa Clara, all of our banking and philanthropic partners, and the County of Santa Clara’s Measure A.   Our Multifamily Lending Team has…

52 Proposals: An Apple Affordable Housing Fund Update

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52 Proposals: An Apple Affordable Housing Fund Update

52 Proposals: An Apple Affordable Housing Fund Update

To our Valued Partners, We want to thank you all for your continued commitment to affordable housing. A special thanks to those who submitted an RFP for the Apple Affordable Housing Fund; we know that a lot of hard work and thoughtfulness went into each proposal. We are pleased to announce we have received 52 proposals…

Empowered by Home: Dmitry’s Story

Success Stories, Updates

Empowered by Home: Dmitry’s Story

Empowered by Home: Dmitry’s Story

Dmitry, a teacher for the visually impaired, has worked for the Cupertino Union School District for the last four years. He loves the community he serves and could not imagine working anywhere else.  Last fall, Dmitry first discussed his dream to own a home with his parents and they suggested he look into local down…

Still Empowering: A Message from our Homeownership Team

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Still Empowering: A Message from our Homeownership Team

Still Empowering: A Message from our Homeownership Team

We hope you are staying healthy and safe. As you may know, Housing Trust is working remotely and all of our programs are still operational – and this includes our work helping first-time homebuyers. Purchasing a home is complicated work and our team is here to help you. The first step is to complete our Homeownership Assistance Online…

Supporting Essential Work: A Message from Multifamily

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Supporting Essential Work: A Message from Multifamily

Supporting Essential Work: A Message from Multifamily

Dear Valued Partner,  The creation of affordable housing was essential before this pandemic, and it is essential now even with California’s Shelter in Place order. We want to assure our partners that there is no change to our commitment to continue to lend the flexible and unique capital provided by Housing Trust.  As we all know,…

Apple Affordable Housing Fund: Application Update

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Apple Affordable Housing Fund: Application Update

Apple Affordable Housing Fund: Application Update

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Apple Affordable Housing Fund RFP. As you are aware, we extended the deadline to submit an RFP to April 9.  We have recently become aware of a document upload limitation issue with the online form software and want to ensure that your experience in applying to this opportunity…