• Real world impacts of budget cuts on povertyBy: Luba Yusim | March 30, 2017
    Category: Affordable Housing Arts Central Valley Community Vision Updates Economic Development Health Healthy Foods Social Services Youth
    by Mary A. Rogier, Community Vision's President.  I’ve been thinking a lot about poverty lately. That is probably not surprising, as we recently have been launching some new activities to combat hunger and food inequity, especially in parts of our Central Valley service region where people suffer greatly from lack of access to food.  We’ve… Read More
  • Community Vision’s lending team supports affordable housing development in Oakland and FremontBy: Luba Yusim | March 30, 2017
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending Oakland
    For nearly thirty years, Abode Services has been providing emergency and permanent housing in Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz counties. The organization secures permanent homes for homeless individuals and families. Serving nearly 5,000 clients annually, Abode Services works with landlords, manages governmental rental assistance programs, builds new housing stock, and provides case… Read More
  • San Francisco Small Sites Program creates long-lasting impactBy: Luba Yusim | February 20, 2017
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending San Francisco
    In 2014 Community Vision became a lender for the San Francisco Small Sites Program (SSP), an initiative of the City of San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) which preserves housing for low-income San Francisco residents. The loan program provides acquisition and rehabilitation financing to developers that supports the purchase and renovation… Read More
  • Meet Community Vision intern Martha RiveraBy: admin | December 21, 2016
    Category: Affordable Housing Community Vision Updates Health
    In Summer 2016 Community Vision welcomed intern Martha Rivera to the team.  From June 2016-May 2017 Martha is participating in California Coalition for Rural Housing’s Rural West Internship Program for Diversity in Nonprofit Housing and Community Development.  The program is a one-year paid internship program for university students and is designed to increase the diversity… Read More
  • 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Proposes to Increase HOME Funding to $950 million.By: admin | October 30, 2015
    Category: Affordable Housing
    After days of intense negotiations, Congressional leaders announced yesterday that they have negotiated year-end deals on taxes and government funding.  The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill proposes to increase HOME funding to $950 million if enacted. A new national report, Building HOME: The HOME Investment Partnership Program’s Impact on America’s Families and Communities highlights the… Read More
  • Anka Behavioral Health – Promoting OpportunityBy: admin | July 27, 2015
    Category: Affordable Housing Health Social Services
    For over 40 years, Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. has been working to provide people with behavioral and mental health problems with opportunities to thrive in their communities. Serving over 15,000 people annually across California and Michigan, Anka’s philosophy is rooted in treating the whole person by fully integrating care of both mind and body. With… Read More
  • Loan Announcement: Christian Church HomesBy: admin | July 22, 2015
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending
    Christian Church Homes of Northern California (CCH) is the largest nonprofit manager of affordable senior housing in Northern California. CCH provides quality, affordable housing and services to over 6,500 seniors with an emphasis on its service activities, such as securing insurance benefits, case management, and health care referrals. Through the Redding Affordable Housing Loan Fund, Community Vision has provided… Read More
  • Loan Announcement: Anka Behavioral Health, IncBy: admin | July 22, 2015
    Category: Affordable Housing Health Lending Social Services
    Since 1973, Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. (“Anka”) has been providing an array of support services to clients of all ages who have serious and persistent mental illness. In 2011, Anka was awarded a $1.75 million Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) award from the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA), which is being used to purchase and renovate up to six… Read More
  • Community Vision Joins San Francisco Small Sites Program to Stabilize Access to Affordable HousingBy: Luba Yusim | December 19, 2014
    Category: Affordable Housing Community Vision Updates Lending Press Releases San Francisco
      San Francisco (December 19, 2014) – The Community Vision (Community Vision), a community development lender headquartered in San Francisco, is pleased to support the City of San Francisco’s new Small Sites Program (SSP), a loan program designed to stabilize affordable housing for low to moderate income residents throughout San Francisco that are susceptible to losing their homes… Read More
  • LGBT Affordable Senior Housing Focuses on the Community’s Special NeedsBy: NCCLF | July 24, 2013
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending San Francisco
    Community Vision has closed a $4.46 Million loan on behalf of the Bay Area Transit Oriented Affordable Housing Fund (TOAH) to help finance San Francisco’s first and the country’s largest affordable housing specifically welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors. Community Vision is one of six Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) in the… Read More