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SF YIMBY- Permanently affordable housing breaks ground at 180 Jones Street, Tenderloin, San Francisco

Source: SF YIMBY BY: PALAK JAPLOT Mayor London N. Breed, representatives from the California Department of Housing and Community Development, and local community leaders recently celebrated the groundbreaking for an affordable housing project at 180 Jones Street in Tenderloin, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the development of 70 […]

180 Jones celebrates groundbreaking permanently affordable homes for the unhoused

Forthcoming 100% affordable housing development will provide 70 new homes for low-income and previously unhoused residents Source: SFMAYOR.ORG San Francisco, CA — Today, Mayor London N. Breed and representatives from the California Department of Housing and Community Development and local community leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of 180 Jones, […]

Vivalon and Eden Housing Healthy Aging Campus breaks ground on affordable housing and services to Marin seniors

Marin County Supervisor Katie Rice and San Rafael Mayor Kate Colin to Offer Remarks Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus Will Be The First Car-Free Community in San Rafael Source: Eden Housing [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.vmwp.com/wpress/wp-content/uploads/Vivalon-groundbreaking-1.mp4"][/video] WHAT: Vivalon, a San Rafael-based nonprofit that advances independence, health, and quality of life for […]

Developmentally disabled disproportionately impacted by housing crisis

By: Elizabeth Ruiz Source: Denver 7 Luna Vista in Silicon Valley, California, is an affordable housing complex that is offering a unique solution to an issue many communities face. The complex was built during the pandemic. Randy Tsuda is Alta Housing's CEO. "We provide affordable housing for a wide range of folks […]

Artist Feature: Linda Gass – Art about Water, Land Use and Climate Change

  We have had the honor of collaborating with artist Linda Gass on the two story, art glass wall at Affirmed Housing's affordable housing project, Vitalia Apartments currently under construction in San Jose. The glass panels illustrate the evolution of Los Gatos Creek telling the story […]

Vivalon plans for an ever-older Marin population

Vivalon plans for an ever-older Marin population Source:  Marinscope In a county where in less than a decade one in three people will be over the age of 60, a long-envisioned state-of-the-art senior living facility is on the horizon. It’s called the Healthy Aging Campus and will […]

San Rafael crews begin building senior affordable housing complex

Source: Marin Independent Journal After years of planning, a land transfer and approvals, construction is underway on the $55.9 million senior services campus and affordable housing site in downtown San Rafael. Vivalon, formerly known as Whistlestop, is working with Eden Housing to bring 67 affordable residences for […]

San José Citywide Design Standards and Guidelines won the American Planning Association Northern California Chapter Award of Excellence for Urban Design

It is a joyous day for the San José Citywide Design Standards and Guidelines team as the project has won the American Planning Association Northern California Chapter Award of Excellence for Urban Design. The APA California Awards Program provides an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the […]

Community Feature: The Academy of Art University Ethics and Leadership Panel

The Academy of Art University in San Francisco (AAU) hosts a regular Ethics and Leadership panel aimed at inspiring the next generation of architects on various topics. The most recent panel was focused on what it's like to work in Affordable Housing and how that […]

Tubbs Fire survivors hope to return home as Journey’s End breaks ground

5 years later, North Bay wildfire survivors hope to return home as new housing project breaks ground By Cornell Barnard Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:02PM Full story: ABC7 News SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) -- A milestone in the North Bay, where a new affordable senior housing project is taking […]

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