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Brown Bag Training: Powering Up, Utility Impacts On Housing Costs

Affordable Housing takes a whole village of professionals to implement, but one major element that underpins housing is the utility infrastructure required to serve new developments. As we try to serve new communities with improved utility services and advance clean energy all-electric buildings, the implementation […]

Half Moon Bay Farmworker Housing Gains Approval After Push by Newsom

Source: KQED By: Tyche Hendricks Ayudando Latinos A Soñar headquarters in Half Moon Bay July 25, 2023. (Pablo Unzueta for El Tecolote/CatchLight Local)   Half Moon Bay planning commissioners approved a new apartment building for low-income senior farmworkers on Tuesday night, following a protracted debate that drew a strongly worded threat […]

Half Moon Bay farmworker housing plan reluctantly OK’d after Newsom’s criticism

Source: San Francisco Chronicle By J.K. Dineen [caption id="attachment_12256" align="aligncenter" width="720"] A rendering of the proposed housing project for farmworkers at 555 Kelly St. in Half Moon Bay. Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP[/caption]   Ten days after being admonished by Gov. Gavin Newsom for twice delaying approval of 40 units of […]

Half Moon Bay planning commission approves farmworker housing downtown

Source: KTVU By LaMonica Peters  Dozens packed a city meeting in Half Moon Bay on Tuesday, where the community is divided over an affordable housing project for senior farmworkers. Gov. Newsom is urging city leaders to approve the plan that would bring 40 units of living space […]

The Grand Opening of Vitalia

Affirmed Housing Group's Vitalia is a new affordable and supportive housing development in San Jose. Vitalia offers 79 apartment homes for low-income and formerly unhoused individuals and families, with 2 apartments reserved for on-site management. Source: Affirmed Housing Group Matt Mahan, the mayor of the City of […]

Gavin Newsom threatens Half Moon Bay with legal action over ‘egregious’ farmworker housing delay

Source: San Francisco Chronicle By Sophia Bollag Gov. Gavin Newsom, shown speaking about the mass shooting in Half Moon Bay in January 2023, has threatened legal action against the city for delaying a plan to build farmworker housing. Stephen Lam/The Chronicle 2023 SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday threatened potential […]

After last year’s deadly shootings, Half Moon Bay said it would build more farmworker housing. NIMBYs are blocking it.

Source: The Mercury News By KATE TALERICO | ktalerico@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group Proposal for farmworker apartments in downtown runs into anti-development sentiment Trailers are seen from this drone view at California Terra Gardens in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Farm worker Chunli Zhao, 66, was booked […]

A Half Moon Bay tragedy exposed ‘deplorable’ living conditions. A plan to help is being stonewalled

Source: San Francisco Chronicle By J.K. Dineen RVs and trailers, where farmworkers were presumed to reside, sit inside the fenced area at California Terra Garden as police investigated the scene near Spanish Town shops off Highway 92 in Half Moon Bay, after four people were shot and […]

Join us in celebrating Affordable Housing Month with SV@Home

THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN VIEW AND ALTA HOUSING PRESENT TOUR MOUNTAIN VIEW’S NEWEST FULLY AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT – LUNA VISTA   The City of Mountain View along with its partner Alta Housing are delighted to invite you to tour the City’s newest 100% affordable housing development Luna […]

Half Moon Bay waits on senior farmworker housing vote

Source: The Daily Journal; Author: Holly Rusch Planning commissioners trying to balance new state housing laws with local and coastal needs A proposed 40-unit affordable housing development for senior farmworkers in Half Moon Bay is facing concerns over height and density from the Planning Commission, which continued […]

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