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 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.
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…..
At the HEART May 2013 lunch, HEART member cities contribute gift items and Pam Frisella and Helen Fisicaro make sure you buy tickets to win.
Joann and Dennis bought their dream home in Redwood City with help from HEART and MeriWest Mortgage …”better than an FHA loan and no PMI insurance….and we closed in 30 days over Christmas!” Find out if you qualify for HEART’s first time homebuyer program and read more….
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.
We thank Bank of America Foundation for supporting the “nuts and bolts” of funding “bricks and mortar” projects. The metaphors and nonprofit buzz words, of course, are free. Read more…….
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.
Thanks to you we raised over $100,000 for HEART at our May 7 lunch. Thank you Lori Goler, Vice President of People of Facebook who gave the keynote, to Facebook for a $25,000 donation, and to our board, sponsors and volunteers. See more photos from the event…….
August 6, 2012 – HEART announces $700K available to multi-family housing developers through two loan programs: QuickStart an existing short term loan fund and SemiPerm, a new program for medium-term loan options. Find out more..
“Like an FHA loan, but more flexible for the condo we wanted….” ~Jennifer & Andrew
“With the money I saved through HEART, I have enough to fix up the house…” ~Krystal