News, Awards, and Features

New Energy Storage Project to be Implemented at Valencia Gardens Affordable Housing Site

Source: Clean Coalition Valencia Gardens Energy Storage (VGES) Project California's first front-of-meter merchant energy storage project The Clean Coalition is leading the Valencia Gardens Energy Storage (VGES) Project. This groundbreaking project, located in a disadvantaged community in the heart of San Francisco, will showcase how front-of-meter (FOM) energy storage […]

Mayor London Breed Celebrates Ceremonial Groundbreaking Of 100% Affordable Housing In The Excelsior Funded By Affordable Housing Bonds

Source: Patch.com Posted by Press Release Desk | Friday, October 16, 2020 Mayor London N. Breed today participated in the ceremonial groundbreaking of 137 affordable homes at 4840 Mission Street. San Francisco’s west side will get its biggest influx of housing in several decades, after the Board of Supervisors […]

Ceremonial Groundbreaking for 4840 Mission Street is Years in The Making and a Win for District 11 Residents

Today, Supervisor Safai was elated to be joined by Mayor London Breed, BRIDGE Housing's Executive Vice President Smitha Seshadri, and Mission Neighborhood Health Center's Executive Director and CEO Brenda Storey to collectively celebrate District 11's 4840 Mission Street affordable housing project, a project that is […]

Staff Feature: Masoomeh Sharifi Soofiani Serves Her Community

Masoomeh Sharifi Soofiani has been appointed to the Planning Commission by the Richmond City Council this month and will be serving her community for the next two years. "I look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with the planning commission to help build up an equitable, […]

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 […]
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