HEART meets critical housing needs in San Mateo County by providing land acquisition, rehabilitation, and early funding to affordable housing projects for low-income residents. 


HEART is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2003 as a public/private partnership among the cities in San Mateo County, the County, and the business, nonprofit, education, and labor communities to create more affordable housing in San Mateo County. To date, HEART has invested over $27 million to fund 1,632 affordable homes.

HEART’s Mission

HEART’s mission is to create and preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families by raising and investing money from public and private sources.

View and Download our latest Annual Report

HEART of San Mateo County Annual Report 2022-2023

View and Download our Form 990

HEART of San Mateo County FY2022-2023 Form 990 (PDF | 1.5 MB)

The HEART annual audit is available upon request | Contact us