• Community Vision’s Joshua Simon to Host Non-Profit Housing Brownbag LunchBy: NCCLF | July 11, 2011
    Category: Affordable Housing Community Vision Updates
    Joshua Simon, Community Vision’s director of real estate, will host the Brown Bag lunch on Thursday, August 18 from 12pm to 2pm at Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California. The workshop will discuss alternative resources to close the feasibility gap using Transit Oriented Affordable Housing funds, Transit Oriented Development acquisition loans, alternative cash flow sources… Read More
  • TODCO Receives $1.5 Million Loan From Community VisionBy: NCCLF | July 1, 2011
    Category: Lending
    TODCO Development Co. is the housing development division of the TODCO (Tenants and Owners Development Corporation) Group, the community-based housing/community development nonprofit corporation for San Francisco's South of Market Neighborhood. TODCO plans and develops new and rehabilitated senior and single-room occupancy affordable housing. The TODCO Group also directs asset management of its developments, provides resident… Read More
  • Youth Radio Receives Edward R. Murrow AwardBy: NCCLF | July 1, 2011
    Category: Consulting Lending Oakland Youth
    Youth Radio received the Edward R. Murrow award for its investigative series, Trafficked, which explores the sex trade of minors in Oakland largely through first-hand accounts of the victims. This is the second award the organization has received this year for the series, which was awarded a Peabody for its investigative report. Murrow Award recipients… Read More
  • Napa Valley Community Housing Receives $880,000 in Loans from Community VisionBy: NCCLF | June 15, 2011
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending
    Napa Valley Community Housing is an organization that develops attractive, well-built, affordable housing for Napa County's low and moderate income residents. The organization plans and builds new housing, purchases existing distressed properties and rehabilitates them, and manages affordable rental units. Their management portfolio includes sixteen properties housing 1,750 residents, including 650 children, and over 200… Read More
  • Community Vision provides Causa Justa :: Just Cause a $100,000 Working Capital Line of CreditBy: NCCLF | June 10, 2011
    Category: Lending Oakland
    Causa Justa :: Just Cause is a multi-racial, grassroots community and leadership building organization whose mission is to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents. Through a membership-driven model of community organizing, policy advocacy, civic engagement, and service provision, the organization seeks to build a movement for social justice based on a platform… Read More
  • Community Vision provides Lao Family Community Development, Inc. $502,500 in Acquisition FinancingBy: NCCLF | June 10, 2011
    Category: Lending Oakland
    Lao Family Community Development, Inc. assists diverse refugee, immigrant, limited English, and low-income U.S. born community members in achieving long-term financial and social self-sufficiency. The organization encourages community members to establish goals, believe in themselves, and become active, contributing members of society. Lao Family delivers cultural and language appropriate services that address the needs of… Read More
  • Your Vision is Our Mission: Community Vision Launches Long-Term Financing ProgramBy: NCCLF | June 8, 2011
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting
    To address the changing needs of our clients in this challenging economy, the Board of Directors of Community Vision has increased our maximum loan size to $2 million and extended our loan terms up to 10 years. We believe these changes in our loan terms will not only reduce the costs and risk to our… Read More
  • Youth Radio Receives Peabody AwardBy: NCCLF | May 26, 2011
    Category: Lending Youth
    Youth Radio received a 2011 Peabody Award for its investigative report, Trafficked: A Youth Radio Investigation. The George Foster Peabody Awards recognize distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by TV and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals, and the World Wide Web. Youth Radio promotes young people's intellectual, creative, and professional growth through education and… Read More
  • How It Happened: The Ed Roberts CampusBy: Guy Baldwin | May 18, 2011
    Category: Lending New Markets Tax Credits Social Services
    Here's a great video about how organizations came together to make Ed Roberts' dream come true: Read More
  • Bay Area Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing FundBy: admin | May 12, 2011
    Category: Affordable Housing
    Transit-Oriented Development Investing in Strong Communities Equitable transit-oriented development (TOD) projects through Community Vision improve the lives of low income people and create healthier, financially strong and culturally vibrant communities by locating affordable housing and community services near public transit. Many low income people spend a disproportionate share of their income on costs related to… Read More