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“Why HEART? Why Now?” new film details housing need

Tiffanie and Timothy K. grew up in Foster City and South San Francisco, and are grateful that they were selected to rent a new affordable apartment at Delaware Pacific in San Mateo. However, the need for affordable housing is so much greater…..read more.

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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 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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Affordable family rental housing in South San Francisco receives over 2000 applications

636 El Camino, a HEART-funded project for 109 families in South San Francisco received over 2000 applications for their new apartments opening in Fall 2012.

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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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HEART helps moderate-income families buy their first home in San Mateo County

Jennifer is a legal secretary in Burlingame and part-time law student, her husband Andrew is a police assistant. They were renting in Foster City and loved the suburban feel and convenient location. They qualified for an FHA loan, but…

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Breakfast at Trestle Glen affordable family homes in Colma

HEART hosted a breakfast for forty supporters at the newly-opened Trestle Glen family apartments in Colma, next to the BART station. Guests got to meet a resident, Princess S. (second from right) who told the story of her family’s search for affordable housing once their son was born.

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Peninsula Station affordable family homes open in San Mateo

HEART welcomed fifty guests and supporters to a breakfast and tour of the newly-opened Peninsula Station affordable rental homes in San Mateo. Developed by MidPen Housing, and located next to the Caltrain station on El Camino Real, across from Hillsdale Mall, the 68-unit development is a perfect example of high-density, transit-oriented housing.

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Trestle Glen family housing, 119 homes near Colma BART, opens in May 2010

Bridge Housing, in partnership with the County of San Mateo, celebrated the grand opening of Trestle Glen family housing during Affordable Housing Week, on May 13, 2010. Trestle Glen features 119 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments that are affordable to families with annual incomes ranging from $16,491 to $55,560 for a family of four (20 to 50% of Area Median Income, AMI). Rents range from $403 to $1,400 per month.

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