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…

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…

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 64 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…

The Grove Foundation Logo

Newly Funded, Success Stories

Grove Foundation Makes New $500,000 Investment in TECH Fund

The Grove Foundation Logo

Our TECH Fund campaign celebrated a new investment from a longtime partner: The Grove Foundation, one of the earliest investors, made an additional $500,000 commitment in Housing Trust’s affordable housing investment vehicle. “This is a high impact, high leverage investment with a community partner we trust on an issue that is critical to address,” said…

More Multifamily Lending – and More to Come

Newly Funded, Updates

More Multifamily Lending – and More to Come

More Multifamily Lending – and More to Come

Today we are happy to report continued strides in our lending thanks to funding from a host of wonderful supporters – including our TECH Fund investors, Supportive Housing Fund partner County of Santa Clara, all of our banking and philanthropic partners, and the County of Santa Clara’s Measure A.   Our Multifamily Lending Team has…

TECH Fund Helps Housing Trust Close 2nd Loan in Redwood City

Newly Funded

TECH Fund Helps Housing Trust Close 2nd Loan in Redwood City

TECH Fund Helps Housing Trust Close 2nd Loan in Redwood City

Housing Trust made a $6.4 million loan to Affirmed Housing Group to acquire a site in Redwood City – drawing from our TECH Fund, which has helped finance over 3,000 homes since its creation in 2017. This Affirmed Housing project will add 90 homes to the 55 Housing Trust previously funded by preservation of affordable…

Rendering of 4th and Younger

Newly Funded

Google’s TECH Fund Investments Head to Work

Rendering of 4th and Younger

TECH Fund is Housing Trust’s affordable housing investment vehicle created to both encourage greater Bay Area employers and philanthropic organizations to invest in affordable housing and enable developers to compete for land on the open market. As of today the investors in TECH Fund include Cisco, Google, Grove Foundation, LinkedIn, NetApp, the David and Lucile Packard…