HEART makes $3.5M loan for land acquisition in North Fair Oaks neighborhood of Redwood City. This is HEART’s largest loan to date, and the first partnership with Palo Alto Housing for 67 units of housing for low and very-low income families and homeless and at-risk veterans.
HEART and Meriwest Mortgage can help you buy your first home in San Mateo County with a loan package up to $781,875 with only 5% down and no PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) Find out more and download a workshop presentation….
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….
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.
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….
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…..
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.
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…….
“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