Housing Trust’s COVID-19 Response

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Housing Trust’s COVID-19 Response

Housing Trust’s COVID-19 Response

Dear Neighbors and Partners, We believe safe, stable affordable housing opens the door to better lives for everyone. In support of this belief, we carry on our work as a nonprofit lender and our job is to be here for our borrowers and our community – supporting those who require unique and flexible financing to…

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…

Apple Affordable Housing Fund News: RFP Deadline Extensions

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Apple Affordable Housing Fund News: RFP Deadline Extensions

Apple Affordable Housing Fund News: RFP Deadline Extensions

We hope that each of you is well and has the space to take care of your most pressing needs. For this reason, we will be extending the deadlines for the Apple Affordable Housing Fund Request for Proposals. Both the due dates for questions and proposal submissions will be extended by two weeks. The last…

For Our Community: An Important Housing Trust Update

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For Our Community: An Important Housing Trust Update

For Our Community: An Important Housing Trust Update

Dear Neighbors, In accordance with Santa Clara County’s shelter in place order given to protect the health and safety of our community amidst the coronavirus outbreak, the staff of our organization will work remotely until further notice. Our employees are equipped to conduct all daily operations from their homes. At this time, Housing Trust remains…

Notifications to Clients About No In-Person Meetings

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Notifications to Clients About No In-Person Meetings

Notifications to Clients About No In-Person Meetings

Dear First Time Homebuyer Clients, Realtors, Lenders, and Homeowners, Out of an abundance of caution, Housing Trust Silicon Valley will not be taking in-person meetings at this time. Following guidance by the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, we are doing our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by minimizing close contact…

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Sen. Jim Beall Presents Housing Trust Resolution

We had been looking forward to the honor of having Senator Beall and several of his counterparts from the assembly join us to celebrate on stage at Investor Briefing. We are thankful we could still accept this honor from Sen. Beall in person this afternoon. Sen Beall was the recipient of our Housing Champion Award…

Bolder Measures, Greater Equity

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Bolder Measures, Greater Equity

Bolder Measures, Greater Equity

by: Kevin Zwick, CEO, Housing Trust Silicon Valley Today, I had planned to welcome more than 600 friends and neighbors at our annual Investor Briefing to celebrate our collective work and Housing Trust’s 20th anniversary. But a week ago, we heeded the call to do our part to slow the spread of the COVID-19 and…

Success Stories

Empowered by Home: Laura’s Story

By: Laura Jones, schoolteacher, Santa Clara Unified I was fortunate enough to be able to purchase my first home through the Empower Homebuyers SCC program.  I first heard about the program in November 2018 and I closed on my home in May 2019.  As a third generation native Californian as well as a third generation…

Investor Briefing is on March 13

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Important Update on Investor Briefing

Investor Briefing is on March 13

Like you, we’ve been watching the news about coronavirus and following the advice of Santa Clara County Public Health Department to postpone or cancel mass gatherings. To that end, we are announcing today that we are cancelling our annual Investor Briefing scheduled for March 13. It was a disappointing decision to make given the knowledge…

Success Stories, Updates

A Grand Opening for Villas on the Park

The morning of March 6 was a morning long in the making. Villas on the Park – an 83 home permanent supportive housing development in San Jose just up the street from our office – had its grand opening. Jim Silverwood, President and CEO of Affirmed Housing correctly referred to the project as “a Rubik’s…