Affordable Housing Week
May 5 through May 12, 2017
Working together to create more opportunities for all
Friday, May 5th, 7:30- 10:00 a.m.
HLC’s annual policy briefing will include an update on state-level legislation and our organization’s current work on public land in the County, including case studies from County representatives on successful affordable housing developments on publicly-owned land. Featuring California State Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin and Eden Housing President, Linda Mandolini.
Location: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame
Kicking Out Homelessness Kickball Tournament
Friday, May 5th, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Housing Industry Foundation (HIF) is hosting its inaugural fundraising event, the Kicking Out Homelessness Kickball Tournament, to help individuals and families remain in or return to stable housing in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Local companies will join HIF on the kickball field for an afternoon of play and teamwork, all while raising money to help prevent homelessness in our community.
Location: Twin Creeks Sports Complex, 969 E. Caribbean Drive, Sunnyvale
Brisbane Baylands Tour
Saturday, May 6th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A two-hour tour for a behind-the-scenes look at the site and areas not accessible to the public, including the historic Roundhouse, the former railyard and clean fill operations. Learn about the site’s ecology, proposed uses, and plans for open space and sustainable development.
Host: Brisbane Baylands
Location: Brisbane Baylands, 185 Old Country Road, Brisbane
Gateway to Millbrae BART Station Tour: Building the future through public private partnerships.
Sunday, May 7th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
What is now a BART transit station parking lot will one day be home to a dynamic, transit-oriented development featuring 400 homes, including 80 below-market-rate homes, as well as office, retail, public gathering spaces, with upgrades to multimodal connections. Republic Urban Properties will present the site renderings, summarize the story of public-private partnership, as well as the opportunities and constraints involved in bringing local and regional goals from dream to reality.
Location: Millbrae BART Station, 200 Rollins Road, Millbrae
Waverly Place Apartments Groundbreaking
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Groundbreaking event for the new Permanent Supported Housing development for formerly homeless individuals living with mental illness.
Host: Mental Health Association of San Mateo County
Location: 105 Fifth Avenue, Redwood City
Parking directly across the street at 114 Fifth Avenue, Redwood City – Please no parking in adjacent neighborhood
HEART Annual Fundraising Reception
Thursday, May 11th, 2017 - 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
Location: Devil’s Canyon Brewery, 935 Washington Street, San Carlos
Alma Point at Foster Square Grand Opening Celebration
Friday, May 12th, 10:00 am - 12:00 p.m.
MidPen Housing’s Alma Point at Foster Square is part of the first phase of development of the master-planned Foster Square, a new “Town Center” for seniors that will feature homes and apartments, public parks, a central plaza and 32,000 square feet of shopping and restaurants along 15 acres, in the heart of Foster City. Join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening for Alma Point at Foster Square, providing 66 beautiful, affordable rental apartment homes for seniors on fixed incomes.
Location: 790 Alma Lane, Foster City
HIP Housing’s Annual Luncheon
Friday, May 12th, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
HIP Housing’s Annual Luncheon will be celebrating its Property Development Program’s 25th anniversary of preserving the community through rejuvenating apartment complexes and maintaining their affordability. The event will also feature comedian and social justice activist, W. Kamau Bell. Drawing a crowd of over 350 community members, corporate representatives and government officials, the program will focus on celebrating HIP Housing’s successes as a leader in affordable housing, and bringing attention to the drastic need for more affordable housing in our community.
Host: HIP Housing
Location: San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, 1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame
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