MidPen Housing Celebrates Two New Developments

MidPen Housing has recently delivered nearly 200 more affordable homes, with the opening of two new communities in California: Bienestar Plaza in Santa Cruz County, and Gateway Rising in Menlo Park.

Santa Cruz County opens newest affordable housing complex

Bienestar Plaza located in Live Oak has 57 affordable apartments for families and individuals, including people with supportive needs. Delaney Faria, a single parent, is grateful for the support and services the county is providing her with the opening of this complex.

140-unit affordable housing development Gateway Rising opens

On Friday, May 24, San Mateo County’s newest affordable housing complex opened blocks from Meta headquarters. Gateway Rising, located at 1345 Willow Road, is a 140-unit apartment complex built by MidPen Housing with a $5.1 million loan from the county’s Affordable Housing Fund and a $250,000 loan from the Housing Authority of San Mateo County, according to a county press release.

Menlo Park Celebrates Grand Opening of 140 Affordable Homes for Families

“The comprehensive Gateway revitalization is a true win/win for the community, allowing us to rebuild some of the most obsolete housing stock while adding new homes,” said Matthew O. Franklin, President and CEO of MidPen Housing. “We applaud the City of Menlo Park and San Mateo County for their vision and leadership in committing early and deep support to the redevelopment.”

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.”