Black Lives Matter: Moving to Action

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Black Lives Matter: Moving to Action

Black Lives Matter: Moving to Action

Dear Partners, Our entire team is jolted and saddened by the violent and unjust killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many others. We stand with the Black Lives Matter movement – just as we stand with our black employees, board members, partners, residents, community members – and implore our neighbors to…

Success Stories

Empowered by Home: Justin’s Story

An assistant principal at Branham High School and a single dad, Justin Ponzio dreamed of having a home for his kids – ages five and six – to live and grow. When he found the Empower Homebuyers SCC program in 2019, the trio lived in a rental near a busy frontage road that was far…

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…

Success Stories

Guardino Affordable Housing Scholarship Welcomes Class of 2020

We’d like for you to meet Elizabeth, one of the Guardino Affordable Housing Scholarship awardees of 2020. Elizabeth’s life was marked by movement but also staying in place around Turlock, a town in Stanislaus County. Before she turned 17 she had lived in seven different places – doubling up in houses of extended family members…

$2.052 Million Loan from Monterey Bay Housing Trust Supports Low Income Housing for Families in Santa Cruz County

Newly Funded, Press Releases

$2.052 Million Loan from Monterey Bay Housing Trust Supports Low Income Housing for Families in Santa Cruz County

$2.052 Million Loan from Monterey Bay Housing Trust Supports Low Income Housing for Families in Santa Cruz County

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership and Housing Trust Silicon Valley announced today a $2.052 million acquisition loan to Eden Housing for 1482 Freedom, a site in Watsonville for an affordable housing development consisting of 53 affordable homes. The affordability will be restricted to those earning 20% to 60% of the area median income which, in Santa…

Affordable Housing Month 2020: Housing Trust’s Events May 18 – 21

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Affordable Housing Month 2020: Housing Trust’s Events May 18 – 21

Affordable Housing Month 2020: Housing Trust’s Events May 18 – 21

Housing Trust had their first Empower Homebuyers SCC webinar on May 7th and the next is coming next week, which will feature a full lineup of virtual events we hope you can attend: Monday, May 18th, 10:30am – Part one of Small Homes, Big Impact’s ADU webinar series Register for  Part 1 of the ADU…

Success Stories

Empowered by Home: Megan’s Story

Megan, a Bay Area native and a special education teacher at Union School District in San Jose, had been living in a tiny apartment in Campbell. In her third year of teaching, she knew she wanted to stay in her community and was ready for something bigger but like so many educators in the region,…