AHW 2011

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

Generously Supported

Wells Fargo

by:

AHW 2011

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.


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

SCS Outreach Event


None


Cedar Street Supportive Housing Groundbreaking

None


Annual HEART Executive Briefing and Benefit Luncheon

Peninsula Station Affordable Housing Grand Opening

The Latino Bay Area Housing Report

HLC Legislative Breakfast

Supportive Housing Information event

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Downtown Redwood City Tour

Did You Know?: Here are some facts and figures that highlight the housing crisis that San Mateo County still struggles with.


Saturday, May 7th

OneBayArea10:00 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.

Hosts: Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, EPA CAN DO, Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center, Peninsula Interfaith Action
PCRC

Location: Fair Oaks Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA (map)PIA

RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (650) 872-4444, x2

OneBayArea Information: here


Sunday, May 8th

No events scheduled.


Monday, May 9th

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.

Host: Mental Health Association of San Mateo County MHA of SMC

Location: 110 Cedar Street, Redwood City, CA (map)

RSVP: MHA, (650) 368-3345


Tuesday, May 10th

No events scheduled.


Wednesday, May 11th

11:30 am - 1:30 pm: Annual HEART Executive Briefing and Benefit Luncheon. Keynote Speaker will be Managing Partner of the Westly Group and former California State Controller, Steve Westly.

Host: Housing Endowment and Regional Trust of San Mateo County (HEART) HEART

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

Questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (650) 872-4444, x4


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 HousingMidPen Housing

Location: 2901 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA (map)

Invitation: here

RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (650) 356-2900


Thursday, May 12th

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (Program starts at 11:30 AM): The Latino Bay Area Housing Report.

NHORA

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.

Sincerely,

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


Friday, May 13th

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.

Host: Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County HLC SMC

Location: Best Western Grosvenor, 380 S. Airport Blvd., South San Francisco, CA (map)

RSVP: Here

More Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (650) 872-4444, x2


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.

Hosts: San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Location: Human Service Agency, 400 Harbor Blvd, Bldg. B, Notre Dame & Harbor Rooms, Belmont, CA (map)

Event Flier: here

RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (650) 573-3437

Questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , San Mateo County Health System BHRS Manager, (650) 802-5057


Saturday, May 14th

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 Downtown RWC Tourplan 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.

Hosts: SamTrans, City of Redwood City, Greenbelt Alliance.

Location: Meet at Sequoia Station Starbucks, Redwood City, CA (map)

Flyer: here

City of Redwood City

Questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , San Mateo County Transit District, (650) 508-7913SamTrans

Register: here



 

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 SMC Logo

Location: Westmoor High School, 131 Westmoor Ave., Daly City, CA (map)

Information: here

Printable Flyers: (English)  (Español)

» Download a guide to loan defaults and foreclosures for consumers.

 

Generously Supported by:

Wells Fargo



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.

Sincerely,

Patricia Lindo

President

National Chapter Development Committee Chair

The National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates