Affordable Housing Week 2011: May 7 - 14, 2011
This year HLC is helping to highlight 9 events that bring attention to the continuing crisis of housing affordability and highlight the good work that stakeholders are doing across San Mateo County
Housing touches so many parts of our community and our lives
Press Release: Download here
Get the Word Out: Help us publicize these great events using the attractive poster and flyer.
- Download our full-color, full-size 11x17 poster
- Download our full-color 8.5x11 flyer
Events: Click on one of the events in the table or scroll down
|Sat. May 7||Sun. May 8||Mon. May 9||Tues. May 10||Wed. May 11||Thu. May 12||Fri. May 13||Sat. May 14|
||Cedar Street Supportive Housing Groundbreaking||
||The Latino Bay Area Housing Report|
Did You Know?: Here are some facts and figures that highlight the housing crisis that San Mateo County still struggles with.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS) Community Outreach Event. As part of the landmark legislation SB 375, tremendous amounts of state and federal funding will be channeled into creating more sustainable communities. Come learn how regional housing and transportation plans contained in the upcoming Sustainable Communities Strategy will affect local "communities of concern." Learn how you can get involved and ensure your community will be transformed without displacing those that live there.
Location: Fair Oaks Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA (map)
OneBayArea Information: here
No events scheduled.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Cedar Street Supportive Housing Groundbreaking. Come join us as we celebrate the groundbreaking of this 14-unit development, which will provide badly needed supportive housing to some of the most vulnerable in our community. Located near El Camino, it will also allow for tenants to have easy access to benefits of the Grand Boulevard Initiative.
Location: 110 Cedar Street, Redwood City, CA (map)
RSVP: MHA, (650) 368-3345
No events scheduled.
Location: South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA (map)
Cost: $50.00 - Tables, sponsorships, and recognition available.
Register and Event Information: Here
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Peninsula Station Affordable Housing Grand Opening. Grand opening of one of the latest landmarks for walkable, sustainable, affordable communities along the Grand Boulevard!
Host: MidPen Housing
Location: 2901 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA (map)
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (Program starts at 11:30 AM): The Latino Bay Area Housing Report.
NHORA is pleased to invite your attendance to the May 12th, Luncheon Presentation of The Bay Area Latino Report, the first in a series of NHORA lead presentations featuring bay area leaders in dialog to offer solutions to the issues of our day.
This panel presentation will address the affordability in housing and jobs imbalance with an emphasis on political representation, the role of non-profits, and the Latino entrepreneurial spirit.
Our featured speakers will pose issues and solutions bringing light to our community and invite further exploration of the talents and resources our population has to offer.
We are honored to participate in The Housing Leadership Council program for Affordable Housing Week in San Mateo County to address affordability/sustainability issues within the Latino Community and welcome your participation within the NHORA network of professionals as we work together to empower our community and plant the seeds for change.
Patricia Lindo, President
National Chapter Development Committee Chair
The National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates
Host: National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates (NHORA), San Mateo County
Location: Sofitel Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA (map)
RSVP: NHORA, Alejandra Rodriguez, (650) 212-6532
7:30 am - 9:00 am: HLC Legislative Breakfast. A free event. In this volatile economy, funding for affordable housing has taken a beating. We will be exploring the current prospects for affordable housing creation and then look to the future.
Location: Best Western Grosvenor, 380 S. Airport Blvd., South San Francisco, CA (map)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Supportive Housing Information event. People who struggle to find adequate and lasting supportive housing will find useful information from successful tenants, landlords, and supportive housing experts. Activities include: Relationships, WRAP for Housing, Assessment and Services, Recovery and Supports, and Becoming a Good Tenant.
Location: Human Service Agency, 400 Harbor Blvd, Bldg. B, Notre Dame & Harbor Rooms, Belmont, CA (map)
Event Flier: here
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Downtown Redwood City Transit and Housing Tour. An opportunity to get an in-depth and up-close look at Redwood City's plan to create a vibrant, 24-hour downtown. Housing will be a critical component of this vision. Redwood City Downtown Development Director, Dan Zack, will be showing tour members current examples of successful housing that into fits this plan and explain how it complements all the other components that makes downtown Redwood City one of the jewels of the peninsula.
Extra! Stay a little longer and join us for a self-funded lunch discussion about how Redwood City's downtown vision fits into even larger plans for the county.
Location: Meet at Sequoia Station Starbucks, Redwood City, CA (map)
10:00 am - 1:00 pm: Foreclosure Prevention Resource Fair. Foreclosures are still an issue in San Mateo County. Resources and HUD-approved counselors for homeowners and renters will be available free of charge. Hosted by the Office of County Supervisor Adrienne Tissier.
Hosts: Office of Supervisor Adrienne Tissier, Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County
Location: Westmoor High School, 131 Westmoor Ave., Daly City, CA (map)
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