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.”

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.”