Success Stories

Steve’s Story

Meet Steve! Steve is a native to the Bay Area and found professional success in sales for high tech companies. As a member of the LGBTQ community, he experienced a lot of traumas after losing many friends from the AIDS crisis when he lived in San Francisco. After working in several different markets and traveling…

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Ms. Patti’s Story

Meet Ms. Patti! At 70 years old, Ms. Patti still loves to laugh. She is a mother of two, has two grandchildren, and is now one of the newest residents at PATH Villas at 4th Street in San Jose. Her career as a bakery manager was cut short by health issues, including seizures that left…

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Colleen’s Story

Meet Colleen and Pinky! Colleen spent much of her career as a mental health crisis intake specialist but lost her job because of her abusive relationship. That led to her losing her home, which left her teenage son, elderly mother, and herself to all live in their compact car. Her son eventually was able to…

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Isaac’s Story

Isaac grew up on the same block as Page Street Studios, Charities Housing’s new affordable housing complex located in the West San Carlos Urban Village area. With a smile, he remembers standing at his grandmother’s doorway and peering down the street with his cousins. “Now I’m standing here looking down that way, and it’s kind…

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In The Media

The recently completed Agrihood community for seniors and veterans in Santa Clara has received some wonderful media coverage since the grand opening! Learn more about the project, developed by The Core Companies, with pre-development funding from Housing Trust. From Silicon Valley Business Journal: https://www.bizjournals.com/…/agrihood-urban-farm-grand…From Affordable housing finance: https://www.housingfinance.com/…/affordable-housing…

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Congratulations to Julie Mahowald!

Congratulations to Julie Mahowald for being named the Nonprofit CFO of the Year by Larkin Street Youth Services and the San Francisco Business Times. The Housing Trust community benefits from your excellence every day, and we’re so proud of your accomplishments – this is a very well-earned award! Julie was in great company with honorable…

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Read All About it! The latest Housing Trust News is Live!

Read all about it! Our September Housing Trust Newsletter is hot off the press: https://conta.cc/3t89rou! We have a developer partner update, media mentions, and other exciting news! #AffordableHousing #CDFI #Community #HousingforAll

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It’s almost time to celebrate the Grand Opening of Agrihood!

It’s almost time to celebrate the Grand Opening of Agrihood! Developed by The Core Companies, this first-of-its-kind urban farm community connects contemporary urban living with Santa Clara’s rich agricultural past. We look forward to meeting our new neighbors who recently moved into the 165 affordable homes for seniors and veterans in the City of Santa…

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In the Media

The first residents of Caritas Village in downtown City of Santa Rosa, California were welcomed home in a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project’s first phase has added 64 units to the area, which are part of Sonoma County’s affordable housing inventory. At Housing Trust, we are thrilled to see this new community grow and are…

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Read All About it! The latest Housing Trust News is Live!

Read all about it! Our August Housing Trust Newsletter is hot off the press: https://conta.cc/3L4XpCj! We have great news about some of our HT colleagues, an invite to a DEI panel discussion, an update about Quetzal Gardens, and so much more. #AffordableHousing #CDFI #Community #HousingforAll