Success Stories, Updates

Representation & Leadership: Coffee and Chat w/ Hilda Ramirez

We just had another one of our ‘Representation and Leadership’ coffee & chat meetings. It’s a regularly scheduled event we have as part of our ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion work and just a good chance for our still-mostly-virtual teams to get together over Zoom. This time we met with Hilda Ramirez, CEO of Keller…

Press Releases

Agrihood Breaks Ground in Santa Clara

On the morning of September 15th, 2021, we gathered with a lot of friends and partners for the groundbreaking of Agrihood; a development which will provide 361 new homes – including 181 below-market rate homes for seniors and senior veterans. Read the press release here and see the rendering of the Agrihood project. Agrihood was…

Success Stories, Updates

A Grand Opening for MidPen’s Chestnut Square in Livermore

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….

Impact of COVID-19 on Affordable Housing: Oh, What a Year! – 10:00am – 11:00am

Impact of COVID-19 on Affordable Housing: Oh, What a Year! – 10:00am – 11:00am

Impact of COVID-19 on Affordable Housing: Oh, What a Year! – 10:00am – 11:00am

COVID-19 has impacted affordable housing in the Bay area in many ways: both for existing operating affordable housing properties as well as new development activities. Hear from some of the Bay area’s largest affordable housing developers and learn how they adjusted and the long-term impact on future development activities. May 27, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific…

Julie M at Habitat 2b

Updates

Breaking New Ground with Habitat for Humanity

Julie M at Habitat 2b

Over the summer, we announced a $1 million construction loan made to Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay. In late August the organization scheduled a socially distanced groundbreaking in the Live Oak neighborhood of Santa Cruz County. Habitat CEO Satish Rishi, Representative Jimmy Panetta, Susan True from the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County and others were…

Villas on the Park ribbon

Success Stories, Updates

PATH to Home: An Update on Villas on the Park

Villas on the Park ribbon

During the first week of March, several of our team walked a few blocks from our downtown San Jose office to Villas on the Park to celebrate the grand opening. At the time, COVID-19 restrictions were starting to appear (the shelter in place order would come a week later) but we were thrilled to attend…

$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 Finance 201: Making Cents of Tax Credits – 1:00pm Webinar

Affordable Housing Finance 201: Making Cents of Tax Credits – 1:00pm Webinar

Affordable Housing Finance 201: Making Cents of Tax Credits – 1:00pm Webinar

The conversion of tax credits into dollars for development can often be confusing for many community development practitioners. Join Craig Mizushima, Housing Trust’s Chief Compliance & Risk Officer, for a workshop that will provide clarity and understanding for developers, nonprofit community development staff, planners, government officials and CRA bankers about the differences in the ability…