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Summer 2019

Home is for Healing, and for Dreaming

Hiba Elhag and her children, and Jesus Davila and his parents, are among the 30 families who have been able to put homelessness behind them by moving into the brand new TNDC family apartments at 626 Mission Bay Boulevard in San Francisco. For Hiba and her children, their new home is safe space for healing and growing. For Jesus, a stable home and family support give him room to rebuild his dreams.

NEWS

More Than 5,100 Units of Housing for Lower-Income Families to Be Built or Preserved With AHP Funding

In 2019, we awarded $51.2 million in AHP grants to 60 affordable housing projects in six states. This funding will help provide homes for low-income families and seniors, people who have experienced homelessness, veterans and their families, at-risk youth, autistic adults, and individuals with other special needs, including addiction, developmental disabilities, mental illness, or long-term chronic illnesses.

Housing Needs and Priorities Survey Results

We recently asked affordable housing and economic development practitioners and advocates to identify specific housing and economic development needs and priorities in the geographic areas they serve. The information collected by this survey, along with secondary research and other information from stakeholders, will be used to inform development of the Bank’s Targeted Community Lending Plan.

Affordable Housing Advisory Council Annual Report

The 2018 report from chair Laura Archuleta highlights current housing affordability challenges in our region and how the Bank, our members, and their partners use the Bank's programs to make our communities stronger and more vibrant. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Small Business, Big Impact Annual Event

September 12, 2019

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hosting an event to celebrate lower-income entrepreneurs and communities and honor a graduate of REC’s Bayview Women Program. The San Francisco nonprofit has won four AHEAD grants totaling $110,000, and the Bayview Women Program was featured in the Fall 2018 issue of  Community Works

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8th Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit

September 19, 2019

The San Joaquin Affordable Housing Collaborative advocates for affordable housing production and preservation in the Central Valley of California. The organization is hosting its 8th annual Summit focused on affordable housing for the San Joaquin Valley in Visalia.

 

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Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) 40th Annual Conference

September 20, 2019

The Bank is among the sponsors for NPH’s 40th Annual Conference, themed “Our Movement, Our Future.” NPH is a leading advocacy organization in the greater Bay Area and the collective voice of those who support, build, and finance affordable housing.

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San Diego Housing Federation 2019 Annual Conference

October 9-10, 2019

The Bank is a sponsor of San Diego Housing Federation’s 2019 Annual Conference, bringing together the region’s affordable housing and community development professionals for a day of knowledge-sharing and networking.

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Arizona Housing Coalition Annual Statewide Conference

October 29-30, 2019

The Bank is a sponsor of this annual conference hosted by the Arizona Housing Coalition, a statewide advocacy organization that leads efforts to end homelessness and advocate for safe, affordable homes for all.

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