News, Awards, and Features

Eagle Park Structures Award Winner Featured in Business Journal

Source: BizJournals.com By Becky Bergman | Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Community Impact Project Eagle Park Apartments 1701 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View   An underutilized parcel with a dilapidated industrial building on a site located between Shoreline and El Monte has been transformed into a desirable affordable rental apartment community […]

Project Feature: Veterans Village – How Affordable Housing Can Serve Those That Have Served Us

Veterans Village is an innovative housing model that provides safe, permanent affordable housing coupled with on-site medical care and social services to meet the complex needs of formerly homeless Veterans. Health-focused design principles and an enhanced services model create a restorative environment for residents to […]

Community Feature: Meet the Residents of Colma Veterans Village

Affordable housing Developer Mercy Housing took the time to talk to and memorialize the stories of several new Veterans Village residents at the dedication ceremony. Those interviewed include Mr. Wilson, an aircraft radio operator who followed his older brother in joining the Airforce along with […]

Alta Housing Breaks Ground on 71-Unit New 100% Affordable Housing Community in Mountain View

Source: WRCBtv Press Release Distributed by ABNewswire.com | Monday, August 24, 2020 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Alta Housing, a community-based, nonprofit developer virtually celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest 100% affordable residential rental community at 950 W.El Camino Real in Mountain View, California, on August 21, 2020. The new 71-unit residential […]

Staff Feature: Ben Chuaqui, El Cerrito Community Leader

VMWP's Ben Chuaqui, has been serving the City of El Cerrito Parks Board for six years and the Design Review Board for three years.  When asked why he serves his community, he said "I hope to promote good design within El Cerrito. On the parks side, […]

Eagle Park Named as a 2020 Silicon Valley Structures Award Winner

Retail, residential, commercial and community projects to be honored for 2020 Structures Awards Source: Silicon Valley Business Journal Posted by Lynn Peithman Stock | August 18, 2020 This year’s Structures Award honorees include a billion-dollar retail expansion, a new transit center and a new facility for adoptable animals. We will recognize […]

After decades of trying, SF supervisors finally approve 1,100 homes at Balboa Reservoir

Source: San Francsicso Chronicle Posted by Trisha Thadani | Wednesday, August 12, 2020 The Balboa Reservoir — now a parking lot for students at City College of San Francisco — will be developed into 1,100 units of housing, 550 of them affordable. Photo: Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle San Francisco’s […]

100% Affordable Housing Gets Underway in Mountain View

Source: GlobeSt.com Posted by Lisa Brown | Wednesday, August 5, 2020 A 100% affordable 71-unit residential rental community at 950 W. El Camino Real will provide independent living for a mix of single- and two-person households earning between 50% to 70% of the area median income. MOUNTAIN VIEW, […]

71-unit 100% affordable housing development breaks ground in Mountain View, Calif.

Source: BDC Network Posted by David Malone | Monday, August 3, 2020 Courtesy Alta Housing Located on the 0.61-acre site of a former Taco Bell at 950 W. El Camino Real in Mountain View, Calif., a new 71-unit rental community has broken ground. The 100% affordable housing project will […]

Colma Veterans Village Among Affordable Housing Finance’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards Finalists

Colma Veterans Village has been announced as a Special-Needs Finalist in the Affordable Housing Finance's 2020 Readers' Choice Awards for its role in helping meet the housing and health needs of vulnerable veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. The 66 unit affordable veterans housing […]
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