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Winter 2013

Preserving a Part of
Oakland's Past

More than 200 people came to celebrate the grand opening of St. Joseph’s Senior Apartments, the centerpiece of an ambitious project to preserve a beautiful historic landmark as part of a neighborhood-wide revitalization effort. Reclamation and repurposing of the 1913 Georgian Revival building has created 83 new affordable rental apartments for low-income seniors.

NEWS

Deadline to Apply for WISH & IDEA Funds Is February 11

The application window for our WISH and IDEA first-time homebuyer programs closes on February 11, 2013. Members of the Bank may apply to reserve up to $1 million in funds for each program. Both programs offer grants of up to $15,000 to eligible low- to moderate-income households, matching $3 for every dollar contributed by the homebuyer.

Don Falk of TNDC Appointed to Affordable Housing Advisory Council

The Bank's Board of Directors appointed Donald Falk, Executive Director of Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC), to the Bank's Affordable Housing Advisory Council, which provides expert guidance on affordable housing and economic development issues and helps shape the Bank’s community programs. TNDC has been providing affordable housing and life-enhancing supportive services to low-income individuals and families in San Francisco for over 25 years.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WISH & IDEA Webinars

February 5 - 6, 2013

There is still time to find out how to submit successful applications for funds reservation. Join us for a live webinar on February 5 or 6. There is no cost for the webinar, but attendance is limited and you must register in advance.

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2013 AHP Application Webinars

February 21 - March 1, 2013

Join us online to learn the essentials of submitting a successful application for the 2013 Affordable Housing Program. There is no cost to participate in our live webinars, but attendance is limited to 100 participants and you must register in advance.

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