Affordable Housing Project to Bring 55 Units to East Oakland

September 22, 2021
Affordable Housing Project to Bring 55 Units to East Oakland September 21, 2021 95th & International Will Yield 55 New Below-Market Rate Apartments and Continued Promise Along International Boulevard Corridor OAKLAND, CA – Today, an impressive mix of public, private, and non-profit leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of 95th & International, a 55-unit, deeply affordable, mixed-use development with a community-serving health clinic, operated by La Clínica de La Raza, on the ground floor. This transformational community is part of a larger effort to promote equitable and climate-sustaining work in the surrounding neighborhood through the “Better Neighborhoods, Same Neighbors” Initiative. The new development joins…

Serramonte Del Rey Faculty & Staff Housing - Golden Nugget Judges Special Award

July 20, 2020
Architecture's top design competition: Gold Nugget Awards - Judges Special Award

San Mateo County school district is first in US to offer affordable housing for teachers

February 6, 2020
San Mateo County school district is first in US to offer affordable housing for teachers NEWS by: Taylor Bisacky Posted: Feb 5, 2020 / 09:43 PM PST / Updated: Feb 5, 2020 / 09:43 PM PST DALY CITY, Calif. (KRON) — The Jefferson Union High School District made history Wednesday in Daly City as it broke ground for its new affordable employee housing. The four-story development will have 122 below-market units for faculty and staff. The district is the first in the nation to pass a bond measure supporting the development of affordable housing for employees. “Today is a day of hope for all…

Gavin Newsom shrugs off Trump's swipe at California homelessness

July 3, 2019
Gavin Newsom shrugs off Trump’s swipe at California homelessness John Wildermuth July 2, 2019 Updated: July 2, 2019 4:40 p.m. After signing the 2019-2010 California state budget that included historic investments to combat the housing and affordability crises, Mayor Gavin Newsom tours an under-construction affordable housing develpment on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in Emeryville, Calif.Photo: Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle Above: Gov. Gavin Newsom (left); project manager Kyan Hakimi; Welton Jordan, builder EAH Housing’s head of real estate development and Emeryville Mayor Ally Medina in an apartment. Left: Newsom and Hakimi.Photo: Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle Governor Gavin Newsom takes a walk with…

Governor Newsom tours new affordable housing complex in Emeryville

July 2, 2019
Governor Newsom tours new affordable housing complex in Emeryville BAY AREA by: Philippe Djegal Posted: Jul 2, 2019 / 09:51 PM PDT / Updated: Jul 2, 2019 / 09:51 PM PDT EMERYVILLE (KRON) – Governor Gavin Newsom visited a 100-percent affordable housing complex that’s nearing completion in Emeryville on Tuesday. As the governor toured the property, he touted the efforts the state is now making through his recently passed budget to boost the production of affordable housing. Newsom checked out Estrella Vista, a new 87-unit affordable apartment complex. He says although the nearly $3-billion included in his newly passed budget to address housing and…

Affordable senior housing project to open in Livermore by summer 2019

April 19, 2018
The Chestnut Square senior housing project began construction this week in Livermore. When it opens next summer, it will have 73 units of affordable housing for qualified seniors. By ANGELA RUGGIERO | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 19, 2018 at 5:51 pm | UPDATED: April 20, 2018 at 2:39 pm LIVERMORE — Wednesday marked the official construction start of a new affordable senior housing project in Livermore that’s expected to open in the summer of 2019.

In-depth: Desperately-needed affordable housing coming to Emeryville

February 7, 2018
EMERYVILLE (KRON) — Federal housing statistics estimate 12 million renters and homeowners now pay more than 50 percent of their annual income for housing. The government recognizes that if you pay 30 percent of your income on housing, you need may need help finding something affordable. Bay Area cities know this crisis all too well, and in Emeryville, “affordable” is becoming a reality. But you have to qualify to get in. “Eighty-seven units,” said Welton Jordan, who is the vice president of real estate development for EAH housing. “You’ll probably have four-to-five hundred people living here.” After four years, and countless hours of tough negotiations between more than a dozen agencies, desperately needed affordable housing is coming to the City of Emeryville.

Berkeley to dedicate affordable senior housing development

October 22, 2017
Harper Crossing at 3132 Martin Luther King Jr. Way is a complex of 42 one-bedroom units, developed by Satellite Affordable Housing Associates for seniors 62 and older whose household income is at or below 30 to 60 percent of the area median. Satellite officials said the nonprofit developer worked with the city to give priority to current Berkeley residents while complying with federal fair housing requirements. “More than 700 seniors applied for the 42 homes through a lottery system, and more than half of our new residents are Berkeley seniors, said SAHA Executive Director Susan Friedland in a statement. “Harper Crossing is a great example of how investing in affordable and supportive housing can preserve existing communities.”

Groundbreaking kicks off on affordable housing in Alameda

October 5, 2017
Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer addresses the audience Thursday at a groundbreaking ceremony for affordable housing apartments in Alameda. (Peter Hegarty/Staff) On Thursday, city leaders officially marked the start of the $17 million project, donning hard hats and pretending to sink gold-painted shovels into the ground as onlookers snapped photos on cell phones.

Walnut Creek: Riviera Family Apartments praised on several levels

November 7, 2016
WALNUT CREEK — That the Riviera Family Apartments project is being built on two separate, odd-shaped parcels along a narrow street between Interstate 680 and North Main Street is but one of many challenges faced by its myriad supporters over the past few years. But these challenges — including mustering the political and public will for “affordable housing,” finding construction crews when housing construction is on the rebound, lining up more than a dozen funding sources — were well worth it for those who spoke publicly Friday morning at the formal groundbreaking for the $37 million project for 58 affordable apartments.

EBHO Affordable Housing Week 2016 – 1701 MLK Grand Opening

May 19, 2016
Hosted by Resources for Community DevelopmentRCD is hosting a grand opening celebration at 1701 MLK. Pyatok architecture + urban design and JF Fitzmaurice have worked with RCD to create and build 25 units that make a fabulous addition to this vibrant neighborhood. These one-bedroom apartments, plus a rooftop garden, community kitchen and meeting space, provide fully supportive housing for people who have been too long without a home of their own. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Councilmember Lynette McElhaney will be among the program speakers.

Harper Crossing Senior Housing – Berkeley breaks ground on affordable housing project

February 25, 2016
On Tuesday, Berkeley broke ground on Harper Crossing, 42 affordable homes for low-income seniors at 3132 Martin Luther King Jr. Rashard Robinson Youth Jersey Way (between Woolsey and Fairview) in the heart of the Lorin District. The homes, which were welcomed across the board, from local residents through city officials, arrive at time when Berkeley is struggling with a significant lack of affordable housing. Read more about affordable housing in Berkeley. The $16 million project was also a long time coming.

EBHO Affordable Housing Week 2015 – Weinreb Place Grand Opening

May 11, 2015
Weinreb Place provides 22 affordable rental homes for older adults in the City of Hayward. This new vibrant community is adjacent to Eden’s Hayward Senior Housing, which has 60 affordable rental homes, and across the street from the Hayward BART station.

Real Estate Deals 2015: Uptown Oakland affordable housing offers relief from skyrocketing rents

March 27, 2015
Rising rents in the Bay Area have made the developers of Cathedral Gardens in Uptown Oakland grateful they were able to create the project. For Dianna Ingle, EAH Housing vice president of real estate management, being able to bring high-quality housing that’s affordable to a low-income community was deeply rewarding.

Grand Opening of Cathedral Gardens

March 14, 2015
OAKLAND – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf joins EAH Housing and Oakland Housing Authority for the Grand Opening celebration of Cathedral Gardens on May 14 at 12 pm. Developed by EAH Housing in partnership with the Oakland Housing Authority, Cathedral Gardens provides 100 units of affordable rental housing in one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. “The City of Oakland welcomes Cathedral Gardens, it’s a valuable addition to Uptown Oakland that strengthens the neighborhood and renews countless lives. Cathedral Gardens is a product of a public-private partnership that enhances the community and serves as an example of well-developed affordable rental housing built close to transit,” said Mayor Libby Schaaf.

Bridge Housing kicks off Oakland project near Lake Merritt

February 18, 2014
Affordable-housing developer Bridge Housing started construction on AvéVista, a 68-unit apartment building at 460 Grand Ave. in Oakland — one of several projects the developer expects to break ground on this year. AvéVista, a partnership with the Oakland Housing Authority, will replace a surface parking lot and target families earning Reuben Foster Authentic Jersey between 30 and 60 percent of the Reuben Foster Womens Jersey area median income.

MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE 2010 Project of the Year: Ironhorse at Central Station

November 5, 2010
For San Francisco-based BRIDGE Housing Corp., not every community is an exercise in been-there, done-that proven design and construction techniques of affordable housing. Although BRIDGE incorporates green aspects into all of its communities, there are times when a stretch assignment comes along to broaden the firm’s entire sustainable development repertoire. For proof, look no further than the maintenance staff at Ironhorse at Central Station.

SAN FRANCISCO BUSINESS TIMES Real Estate Deals of the Year 2009 Best Affordable Residential/East Bay – Ironhorse at Central Station

March 28, 2010
Bridge Housing’s Ironhorse apartments at Central Station are a vibrant square in the development quilt stitching together a neighborhood damaged by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. After years of planning and construction, the first wave of new development around the historic 16th Street station in West Oakland, a mix of affordable and market-rate housing that includes Ironhorse, is finally done. Plans to restore the 1870 train station with an events center and museum and build a new office project are under way as part of an ambitious plan to bring to life a 29-acre, formerly industrial neighborhood.

Devries Place Receives ULI Honors For ‘Green’ Affordable Senior Housing

June 24, 2009
Devries Place Senior Apartments was recognized by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as a 2009 Awards For Excellence: The Americas winner for its efforts on land planning use, design and sustainability. The 103 unit rental apartment homes located in Milpitas, California, near the Elvis Dumervil Authentic Jersey southern end of San Francisco Bay, provides housing and amenities Elvis Dumervil Womens Jersey for low and very low-income seniors age 62+. Part of the funding for the project was completed by NEF Elvis Dumervil Youth Jersey which invested $15 million in equity in the project through a fund capitalized by Fannie Mae.