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WINTER 2017

Uniting Communities:
Making Room for Families
and Transition-Age Youth

On any given night in San Francisco, there are an estimated 1,500 transition-age youth who have no place to call home. The award-winning, transit-oriented 1100 Ocean Avenue is the first new development in the city to mix conventional low-income family housing with permanent supportive housing for this underserved population.

NEWS

AHP Application Deadline is March 6

AHP grants support projects that create an affordable place to call home for very low-, low-, and moderate-income individuals and families. The deadline to submit an application in the 2017 funding competition is 5:00 pm on Monday, March 6, 2017. Apply now!

Iosefa Alofaituli Joins the AHAC

The Bank named Iosefa Alofaituli to its Affordable Housing Advisory Council (AHAC) and reappointed three current members. The AHAC provides the Bank with expert guidance on affordable housing and economic development issues and helps shape its community grant and credit programs.

Community Support Review

A list of Bank members currently selected for Community Support Review by the Federal Housing Finance Agency is available on our website. The FHFA encourages nonprofit housing developers, community groups, and all other interested parties to take this opportunity to provide comments on the community support activities of our members. The deadline is March 31, 2017.

Share Your Event

Are you celebrating a groundbreaking or grand opening, or hosting an affordable housing or economic development event? The Bank wants to know about it! Email outreach@fhlbsf.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Housing California Annual Conference

March 8-10, 2017

Housing California brings together advocates, consumers, builders, lenders, lawmakers, and other leaders at one of the largest affordable housing conferences in the country. This year’s theme is “Block by Block – Improving Neighborhood Health,” and the event will feature workshops and presenters exploring ways to collaborate with health organizations to achieve that goal.

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Oakcrest Terrace Apartments Grand Opening

March 16, 2017

National Community Renaissance is hosting a grand opening celebration for Oakcrest Terrace, 69 apartment homes offering affordable housing to seniors, veterans, and working families. The project received a $680,000 AHP grant in 2015.

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CAL-ALHFA Regional Workshop

March 22, 2017

The California Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies is hosting a regional workshop focused on homeownership opportunities for low-to moderate-income households, where the Bank will present information on the WISH and IDEA downpayment assistance programs. CAL-ALHFA is a membership organization that represents local housing professionals and agencies at the California state level.

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Arizona Healthy Communities Conference

March 29, 2017

Hosted by the Arizona Housing Alliance and the Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities, this annual conference gathers together professionals from the housing, transportation, healthcare, public health, and community development sectors. The theme this year is “Building Communities of Health and Opportunity,” and the event will focus on productive collaboration.

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