Published in The Mercury News Written by JACQUELINE LEE A $33 million affordable housing development — the first in Mountain View to set aside units just for military veterans — broke ground on Monday. The new Eagle Park Apartments at 1701 W. El Camino Real will have 62 studios and five one-bedroom apartments. Tenants will be low-income veterans and households earning up to 60 percent of the county’s median income. Candice Gonzalez, president and chief executive officer of Palo Alto Housing, asked …

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Article published by Blau Journal  June 12, 2017, City of Mountain View Mayor Ken Rosenberg, Santa Clara County Board Supervisor Joseph Simitian, State Housing and Community Development Director Ben Metcalf, California Department of Veterans Affairs and other local leaders will celebrate the groundbreaking of Eagle Park Apartments, an affordable residential rental community being developed by Palo Alto Housing (PAH) in the center of Silicon Valley. Eagle Park Apartments will be an architecturally innovative building comprised of 67 rental apartments which …

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By Robert Dietz on October 16, 2014 • (0) A new study of California affordable housing developments provides important findings concerning the role and benefits of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC). The affordable housing credit ensures a supply of equity financing for the development of needed rental housing. The report was prepared for the California Department of Housing and Community Development, the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, the California Housing Finance Agency, and the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee. …

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Article from the East Bay Housing Organizations This week, Dr. Alex Karner and Dr. Chris Brenner published an op-ed piece that highlighted the need for policies and practices that promote the construction of new affordable homes in the Bay Area – and how the market alone does not provide enough affordable homes for low-income workers, families, seniors, people with disabilities, and others. It’s a worthwhile read that not only has the data to prove that the market is not producing …

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JOBS/HOUSING FIT AND THE EFFECTS ON BAY AREA HEALTH, EQUITY AND ENVIRONMENT Low-income workers are forced to choose between high rents, living in substandard conditions, or enduring long commutes. Read the full article from the Non-profit housing association of Northern California  

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