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HEART provides funding for very low income housing at Bay Meadows

HEART has provided a $500,000 loan for Bay Meadows Affordable Housing, a 68-unit apartment complex on South Delaware Street in San Mateo. To apply for housing please contact: http://www.bridgehousing.com/ or call Tel: 415.989.1111

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HEART has moved to San Mateo

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.

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New HEART film: Public/Private Partnership Success in South San Francisco

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.

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HEART awards $25K in grants from new Facebook fund for Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

HEART is pleased to announce the award of two grants of $12,500 each to MidPen Housing and AbleWorks for housing-related activities located in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. These funds are being made available through the generosity of Facebook.

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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…..

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Thank you to outgoing HEART Board Chair, Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson. Welcome Jack Matthews

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.

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New housing opens August 2012 in South San Francisco; HEART made $1M loan

MidPen Housing received over 2,300 applications for the 109 homes, demonstrating that the need for funding affordable homes is as great as ever. Read more about this HEART-funded development which opens in August 2012.

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San Mateo County Launches Free Housing Locator Service

The new service, SMCHousingSearch.org offers renters, landlords, housing professionals and anyone with access to a computer, tablet or smartphone access to real-time information about rental housing, ranging from subsidized to market rate, in San Mateo County.

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HEART makes loans to developers to build affordable rental homes

Chris Dubon and Nikole Kosier have a new son and an affordable apartment at Trestle Glen family apartments, near Colma BART. Chris recently graduated from college, and longed to return to his home in South San Francisco.

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Trestle Glen is the best thing that has happened to us

“We have a safe, warm place for our children…” Gumshu and Roi were political refugees from Burma. Gumshu worked in restaurants, and now owns his own sushi stand in a Redwood City. “Getting an apartment at Trestle Glen is the best thing that has happened to us. We were living in an illegal in-law unit more »

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