Thanks to our 54 amazing sponsors and 320 guests, HEART raised $136,000 to offer technical assistance and pre-development loans to help school districts develop rental housing on school property. Click to see more photos….
New address: 2905 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
New Phone: 650-242-1764
HEART is now located in a ground floor office at Peninsula Station, a mixed-use affordable housing development for 68 working families owned by MidPen Housing. We are directly across the street from Hillsdale Shopping Center.
Armando Sanchez has been named the new Executive Director of HEART, the Housing Endowment and Regional Trust of San Mateo County, an agency that raises money to address the challenge of housing needs in San Mateo County. Sanchez will begin his new role on March 14, 2016.
HEART made loans for land acquisition to EPA CAN DO in East Palo Alto. MidPen Housing has partnered with MidPen for 41 units of affordable senior housing on University Avenue, and repaid the HEART loans, thus allowing the funds to be reinvested in the community.
Thanks to our 380 guests who came to celebrate “Ten Years: A Thousand Doors,” HEART’s 10th Anniversary Luncheon” on May 15 in South San Francisco. Our keynote speaker John Stewart, a noted developer in the Bay Area, rocked the room. We debuted two new films, and raised over $120K for affordable housing programs. Read and see more….
HEART makes $700K loan to Mental Health Association for land acquisition in North Fair Oaks; site plans for 15 homes for special needs housing for mentally disabled individuals.This is part of Prop 1C funding.
Meet Cris and Koren – a young couple who bought their first home in San Carlos thanks to the HEART/Meriwest Downpayment Assistance Loan Fund.
New HEART film highlights the opening of 636 El Camino affordable family apartments in South San Francisco. Meet Julie and her family, who are profoundly grateful to all the people in the public/private partnership who helped.
HEART annual lunch raises $115K for affordable housing; Thank you to keynote speaker Kojo Ako-Asare of Google…and many, many more
HEART’s annual lunch was attended by 320 guests on May 6 and raised $115K for affordable housing programs. Read more to see two new HEART film and photos…..
HEART said farewell to Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson, HEART Board Chair from February 2009 through December 2012, and founding member of the organization. She is retiring from public office. San Mateo Councilmember Jack Matthews, who will become the new Chair in January, 2013, presented an engraved vase to her (for Roses!) at HEART’s December board meeting.
~Jennifer & Andrew
“With the money I saved through HEART, I have enough to fix up the house…”