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….
HEART and Meriwest Mortgage offer loans for new homeowners in San Mateo County for homes costing up to $781,875. Facebook donation will leverage $1.1M in new home loans…….
HEART makes $700K loan to Core Housing for pre-development of 60 homes for veterans at the VA in Menlo Park
Grand opening in March, 2016. HEART made a $700,000 loan to Core Affordable Housing for the development of 60 units of affordable apartments for very-low and extremely low-income families, including at-risk and homeless veterans and their families on the Menlo Park VA site.
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.
HEART restructures loan to Ocean View housing in Pacifica, preserves affordability for 100 senior residents
In October 2015 National Church Residences completed the sale of Ocean View senior housing in Pacifica to BRIDGE Housing. HEART restructured a $500k loan to preserve affordability. Read more…..
HEART approved a $500K loan to Habitat for Humanity GSF for land acquisition on Jefferson Ave. in Redwood City for proposed 16 homes on Jefferson Ave.
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….
Meet Julie S., an art teacher in San Mateo who was able to buy her first home with the help of HEART and Meriwest Mortgage’s first time homebuyer program. With 5% down and no PMI, she is grateful for the community support that made this possible…..read more
~Jennifer & Andrew
“With the money I saved through HEART, I have enough to fix up the house…”