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New senior housing project on former Journey’s End site opens 6 years after Tubbs Fire

The opening of the project marks a milestone in Santa Rosa’s recovery six years after the Tubbs Fire and was celebrated by regional officials and housing advocates Friday as a testament to the community’s resiliency. Author: PAULINA PINEDA Source: THE PRESS DEMOCRAT [caption id="attachment_11508" align="alignnone" width="720"] Shelley Silva […]

Celebrating Groundbreaking of Motel Conversion and Affordable Housing with RCD

We celebrate Bell Street Gardens groundbreaking with Resources for Community Development and our partners.     The Bell Street Gardens project in Fremont, California is a two-building affordable housing redevelopment. The first building is the renovation of the existing two-story motel that will include the addition of a […]

Celebrating the Grand Opening of Crossing Pointe South

Today we celebrate the Grand Opening of Maiker Housing's Crossing Pointe South, a new affordable family housing community, in Thornton, Colorado. Congratulations to the VMWP Team: Brett Jacques, Jeos Oreamuno, to owners Maiker Housing Partners, Peter LiFari, Steven Kunshier, JHL Constructors, Jason Bergey, Douglas Dreier, Enterprise […]

San Rafael invests in 3301 Kerner office conversion to affordable housing

By ADRIAN RODRIGUEZ | arodriguez@marinij.com Source: Marin Independent Journal San Rafael is earmarking $1.45 million to preserve affordable rental homes and create apartments for the homeless. The City Council voted 4-0 to approve a resolution on Monday to authorize the expenditure. The money came from the city’s Affordable Housing Trust […]

Senior and farmworker housing proposed for 555 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay

Source: SFYIMBY BY: ANDREW NELSON 5:00 AM ON JUNE 30, 2023 [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="777"] 555 Kelly Avenue aerial perspective, rendering by Van Meter Williams Pollack (newest renderings are on VMWP)[/caption] New renderings have been published for a five-story affordable housing infill at 555 Kelly Avenue in Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County. […]

Bella Vista Inn a Homekey site has been approved

A proposed multibillion-dollar regional bond signals a shift in how Bay Area affordable housing is funded As funds from Santa Clara County’s Measure A dwindle, a new solution emerges SAN CLARA, CALIF. – NOV. 2: The Bella Vista Inn, located on the 3500 block of El Camino […]

Planning Commission to discuss 360-apartment complex proposed for Stoneridge Mall property

Project location was part of prior Housing Element by Christian Trujano / Source: Pleasanton Weekly Uploaded: Wed, Feb 22, 2023, 5:29 am 0 [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="617"] An artist rendering of the proposed 360-unit apartment project to be developed at the Stoneridge Shopping Center. (Image courtesy City of Pleasanton)[/caption] The Pleasanton Planning Commission […]

Luna Vista to be honored with a Structures Affordable Housing Award

We are pleased to announce that Alta Housing's Luna Vista Apartments is the Structures Award winner in the Affordable Housing category from Silicon Valley Business Journal this year. Silicon Valley Business Journal Structures Award recognizes the best projects, deals and leases in Silicon Valley. Luna Vista | […]

Architizer, VMWP is a great place to work to “help communities thrive”

Source: Architizer Want To Help Communities Thrive? Apply to Firms That Specialize in Urban Infill Projects Urban infill projects are breathing new life into long-neglected and under-utilized neighborhoods. Browse the Architizer Jobs Board and apply for architecture and design positions at some of the world's best firms. Click here to […]

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 […]

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