Villa Hermosa Apartments, Phase I–III

April 10, 2021

 Coachella Valley Housing Coalition’s Villa Hermosa Apartments replace 253 units of dilapidated farmworker housing in Indio, in the agriculture-rich Coachella Valley. The architecture beautifully acclimates to the desert environment, proudly serving farmworker families. Originally built in the 1930s, the property called Fred Young Farm Labor Center was originally designed to temporarily house single migrant farmworkers. […]

Gardner House and Allen Family Center

April 10, 2021

In 2020, Mercy Housing Northwest, in partnership with the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the City of Seattle, opened the Gardner House and Allen Family Center, a beacon of hope for families previously facing homelessness and in need of affordable housing. With 95 units in the eight-story building, the environmentally friendly and energy-efficient development […]

Mosaic Garden at Friendly Acres Apartments

April 10, 2021

Originally called Atherton Court, the aptly named Mosaic Garden at Friendly Acres Apartments caters to couples and small families who work along the San Francisco Peninsula.  In 2016, San Mateo County, under their recently created Affordable Rental Acquisition and Preservation Program, lent $5.8 million to MidPen Housing to purchase, renovate, and upgrade the apartments into […]

Sierra Madre Cottages

April 10, 2021

Recognizing a growing need for affordable housing for the senior community, People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH) broke ground on the Sierra Madre Cottages in Santa Maria, California, in April 2019. After the $13 million project completed construction in 2020, 40 brand-new units became available for residents over the age of 62. Built on land provided by […]

St. Paul’s Commons and Trinity Center

April 10, 2021

St. Paul’s Commons and Trinity Center in Walnut Creek, CA, is a helpful solution to soaring rent and increased gentrification in Central Contra Costa County. The 44-unit building, which offers 30 studios and 14 one-bedroom apartments, along with a two-bedroom manager unit, sits on land leased by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the oldest church in […]

626 Mission Bay Boulevard

April 10, 2021

In the middle of the beautiful Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco sits the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation’s 626 Mission Bay Boulevard affordable housing apartments. The building is a testament to its community: with 143 units, including studios, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom homes, the pet-friendly development hosts a range of families as diverse as the […]

Villa Hermosa Apartments, Phase I

April 8, 2016

Built in the 1930s, the Fred Young Farm Labor Center in Indio, CA, was originally designed to temporarily house single migrant farmworkers. At the time, the complex had one-room wooden shacks. Eventually, families began to move into the units. In the 1960s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development tore down the wooden shacks and […]

Lakeside Senior Apartments

April 3, 2016

Lakeside Senior Apartments provides 92 affordable apartments to low-income seniors, including 32 homes set aside for formerly homeless individuals who are disabled. Built on on the banks of Lake Merritt, within walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores, parks, and several public transportation options, Lakeside offers numerous opportunities to help residents achieve independence, good health, and […]

Casa de Las Flores

April 1, 2016

Casa de las Flores, located in a high cost area of the central coast, was the culmination of a two-phased approach to correcting health, safety, and code compliance violations at a site previously operated by a neglectful owner. It now provides 43 units for families and individuals, some of whom were former homeless. Peoples’ Self […]

Kelly Cullen Community

March 31, 2016

Named after the late Brother Kelly Cullen, TNDC’s former executive director who dedicated his life to providing the people of the Tenderloin with opportunities for a brighter future, the project represents Kelly’s drive to see TNDC provide a comprehensive set of services to its residents. This historic rehabilitation and adaptive re-use building features a historic […]