Lottery drawn for San Francisco educators to get first chance at renting affordable units

In one of the most expensive cities to live, San Francisco Unified School District is providing a lifeline to its teachers and educators by providing affordable housing. Matthew O. Franklin, MidPen President and CEO: “It is hard to live in the Bay on a teacher’s pay. We know that’s not easy for teachers, they have hard jobs, and they are important jobs.”

Gov. Newsom’s May Budget Revise

Nevada Merriman, MidPen Housing’s VP of Policy and Advocacy: Newsom’s proposed budget “really puts into focus how important the November ballot will be, given California’s volatile budget”

State and local officials break ground at Roseland’s long-awaited Tierra de Rosas project

As far as milestones go — and Santa Rosa’s long-envisioned Tierra de Rosas development has had many — the groundbreaking Friday felt a little different.

Conceived more than a decade ago as a mix-use community hub in one of Santa Rosa’s most heavily Latino neighborhoods, the latest version of the Roseland redevelopment project calls for affordable housing, a community plaza, a teen center and open mercado.

MidPen Housing Announces Promotion

Ann Goggins Gregory has been promoted to COO at MidPen Housing, a leading nonprofit developer, owner, and manager of affordable housing in Northern California. Brenda Castillo-Garza, vice president of resident services, will serve as interim head of resident services.

40 Under 40: Abby Goldware Potluri

Abby, MidPen SVP and Co-Head of Housing Development: “I want my work and actions to strengthen communities and provide opportunities for all people to pursue their interests and live full lives.”

SFUSD Board to vote on affordable teacher housing sites

Applications for 135 rental units for educators at Shirley Chisholm Village in the Sunset District are underway through April 23. According to MidPen Housing, interest in the units has been strong — with several hundred applications so far.

MidPen Housing to Create 75 Affordable Homes for San Francisco Educators at 750 Golden Gate Ave.

The Foster City-based organization will develop a second major affordable housing community aimed at teachers, staff, and their families within the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). This new project, located at 750 Golden Gate Ave. near the Civic Center and Tenderloin neighborhoods, will be 100 percent affordable and serve a wide income range, according to a report in Bisnow.