Campaign for Bay Area affordable housing bond that could unlock up to $20 billion starts gaining momentum
“Awareness of the problem is at an all-time high. With that has come an awareness about how central housing is to other issues like employment, education and health,” said Matthew O. Franklin, President & CEO of MidPen Housing. “I absolutely think this could win and that it’s the right ballot for an ambitious measure like this.”
At a time when the Bay Area faces a major housing shortage, megaprojects like Brooklyn Basin create large-scale, high-density housing tucked into an urban area. MidPen has completed 341 affordable homes and will welcome residents to another 124 homes next year.
The Monterey City Council Wednesday unanimously approved moving ahead with one of four tentative designs for a 42-unit, 100% affordable housing project on city land right behind City Hall.
$31.9M awarded to MidPen for 92 affordable homes in San Francisco.
$11.5M awarded to MidPen for 174 affordable homes in Daly City and Menlo Park
Mayor London Breed announced that $32 million has been allocated for two more educator projects in San Francisco, including a proposed MidPen development at 750 Golden Gate Ave.
Faced with a teacher and affordable housing shortage, San Francisco will provide over 135 new affordable homes to teachers, teacher’s aides and early childhood educators employed by the San Francisco Unified School District and San Francisco Community College District
MidPen Housing is one of two developers exploring a new program in Palo Alto to build affordable housing on downtown parking lots
Through a collaboration with Civic Design Studio, Oakland students’ artwork is featured at a number of MidPen Housing communities