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MidPen Housing, an affordable housing developer that traces its roots to Stanford University and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, has bought a site near offices of major tech companies, as well as some smaller players.
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In addressing the homelessness crisis, MidPen transformed a Redwood Shoes hotel into 95 affordable homes for ELI households. Shores Landing is part of California’s $848 million Project Homekey effort, focused on getting unsheltered residents indoors.
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“They went from nothing affordable to having a really great approach. The city is super eager to get things built,” said MidPen CEO Matt Franklin. “While they have a fee option, the city’s attitude is really, ‘We don’t want your money, we want you to find a partner and build some housing.’ ”
San Francisco Business Times honors Paseo and Vista Estero, key communities that helped revitalize of a former industrial site on the Oakland waterfront.
Residents will soon move into a Redwood Shores hotel set to be turned into an affordable senior housing facility, with MidPen Housing and Mental Health Association of San Mateo County at the helm.
Housing Santa Cruz County kicked off its arrival with a virtual meeting that was attended by more than a 100 community members and housing advocates across the county, including MidPen.