For Members of the Press
MidPen Housing President & CEO Matthew O. Franklin is available for interviews on the work of MidPen, current trends in affordable housing and related topics. We can also refer journalists to residents of MidPen communities.
High-resolution photographs and renderings of MidPen properties and executives are available upon request.
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Press Releases and Company Messages
February 16, 2023
MidPen has been awarded $17.8M by the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for Cypress Point, a proposed affordable housing community in Moss Beach.
January 20, 2023
Ira Hall, one of MidPen’s founders and a lifelong advocate for social justice and racial equity, has passed away at age 78.
December 8, 2022
MidPen Housing, City of Oakland and the Oakland Housing Authority, celebrated the grand opening of Foon Lok West, the third new affordable housing within the City’s Brooklyn Basin community. Foon Lok, which means “Joyous Community” in Cantonese, provides 130 deeply affordable rental apartments for families.
October 12, 2022
Sonoma County begins construction on 217 new affordable homes
September 28, 2022
Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed 38 housing bills into law, making good on his commitment to build more housing, faster.
August 22, 2022
Jennifer Ingram serves as MidPen’s first Senior Vice President of Equity and Inclusion.