Path Groundbreaking

Success Stories, Updates

Breaking Ground with PATH in San Jose

Path Groundbreaking

This morning we got to see our friends from PATH and attend the groundbreaking celebration of Villas at Fourth Street in San Jose – a project that will bring 93 affordable homes for chronically homeless seniors age 55 and above. Two key collaborations brought us to today: Google, which first invested in our TECH Fund…

Chestnut Square ribbon cutting 8.20.21

Success Stories, Updates

A Grand Opening for MidPen’s Chestnut Square in Livermore

Chestnut Square ribbon cutting 8.20.21

In 2017, Housing Trust provided a $2 million pre-development loan to MidPen for Chestnut Square, an affordable housing development in Livermore. Friday, August 20, 2021 was the grand opening – and our own Noni Ramos was among the speakers, along with Mayor Bob Woerner of Livermore, County Supervisor David Haubert, MidPen’s Matt Franklin, and others….

Lupita with Housing Trust Sign

Updates

Welcome Lupita – Housing Trust’s First Human Resources Director

Lupita with Housing Trust Sign

Some big news just happened internally: Housing Trust, which has been growing quite a bit in recent years – we only had a staff of three about twelve years ago – just hired our very first Human Resources Director! Please meet Lupita Medina, who has years of experience and leadership in building HR infrastructure, strategic…

Staff online meeting

Updates

Come Work With Us – We’re Hiring!

Staff online meeting

At Housing Trust Silicon Valley, we believe our employees are the greatest asset in supporting our quest to create affordable housing opportunities. Join us!  We offer competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick time, paid year end shutdown and short workdays on Summer Fun Fridays – in addition to medical and retirement benefits. If a career at…

Kent Brown of Leigh Avenue

Success Stories

Meet Kent from Leigh Avenue

Kent Brown of Leigh Avenue

Leigh Avenue, a First Community Housing development in San Jose, has been welcoming residents over the last few months. Our role in the creation of these 63 homes for seniors began with predevelopment lending made possible through our TECH Fund, and continued with a bridge loan and a liquidity line during construction. Our Finally Home…

Ryan, Teresa and sons

Success Stories

Empowered by Home: Ryan and Teresa’s Story

Ryan, Teresa and sons

When Ryan and Teresa’s landlord told them that the townhome they were renting for seven years was going to be placed on the market, the couple knew it was time to make some big decisions. Their choices were to either move to a new rental and likely pay more for rent, or they could finally…

Aldo Guardino Scholarship

Success Stories

Class of 2021: The Guardino Affordable Housing Scholarship Continues

Aldo Guardino Scholarship

One of Housing Trust’s programs is the Guardino Affordable Housing Scholarship, which is a $3,000 award given out to four students living in affordable housing and attending college in the fall. The 2021 round of scholarships was open to prior awardees – which included Aldo, a Bay Area native. Raised by a single mom and…

Housing Trust Logo

Success Stories, Updates

Housing Trust Awarded $1.8 million from U.S. Treasury for COVID-19 Relief

Housing Trust Logo

Today Housing Trust Silicon Valley is proud to announce we are among 863 community development financial institutions (CDFIs) in the U.S. to be awarded funds from the Treasury’s CDFI Rapid Response Program. Our organization secured $1.8 million, which will enable Housing Trust to continue to support affordable housing developments in the greater Bay Area as…