• St. Mary’s Center: Recovery 55By: NCCLF | October 18, 2011
    Category: Lending Oakland Social Services
    For more than three decades, St. Mary’s Center in Oakland has provided full-service programs that address the needs of extremely low- income seniors, children, and families. The Center offers an array of critical services including a state-licensed preschool for children whose families would otherwise not be able to afford such a program. St. Mary’s focuses… Read More
  • Community Vision Welcomes New StaffBy: NCCLF | October 18, 2011
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    We are happy to welcome three highly qualified new staff members to our staff team: Teresa Davis joined Community Vision in September as a Consulting Program Analyst. Before joining Community Vision, she worked for the City of Houston’s Housing & Community Development Department. Teresa holds a B.S. in Community Development from Portland State University with… Read More
  • The Beauty of AgingBy: NCCLF | September 14, 2011
    Category: Lending
    Community Vision’s staff recently toured the Institute on Aging and our loan associate, Sheilla Sakota, shares her impression: “I recently visited the Institute on Aging facility and Love it. Did I say I love it? Who wouldn’t love the facility when the staff is very personable, friendly, and knowledgeable. I would love to stay in… Read More
  • Coronet is AHF Reader’s Choice Awards FinalistBy: NCCLF | August 12, 2011
    Category: Lending
    Congratulations to BRIDGE Housing’s Coronet senior housing facility as an Affordable Housing Finance Reader’s Choice Awards Finalist. BRIDGE creates high quality, affordable homes for working families and seniors. With over 13,000 homes and counting, BRIDGE has become the leading affordable housing developer in California. The Coronet project was made in partnership with the Institute on… Read More
  • Community Vision finds SF Camerawork’s First Exposures Program a New HomeBy: NCCLF | August 4, 2011
    Category: Consulting San Francisco
    SF Camerwork is a nonprofit that encourages emerging artists to explore new directions in photography and related media. Camerawork offers a popular series of lectures, performances, film screenings, and forums for viewing new work and discussion of developments in the medium with artists. SF Camerwork’s First Exposure program works with students that live with their… Read More
  • Sacramento Self Help Housing Receives a $75,000 Line of Credit from Community VisionBy: NCCLF | July 28, 2011
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending
    Sacramento Self Help Housing is a non-profit organization that works to improve the living conditions and increase the self-sufficiency of individuals living at or below the poverty level in the Sacramento area.  Sacramento Self Help Housing operates through two programs: Housing Resources and Friendship Housing.  Every month, Housing Resources obtains information regarding rental cost, policies… Read More
  • Community Vision Celebrates 8th Annual Spring EventBy: NCCLF | July 18, 2011
    Category: Community Vision Updates Past Events
    Community Vision hosted its eighth annual Spring Event at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley on Thursday, May 19. The Campus is located at the Ashby BART station and was the perfect location for this year’s topic of discussion, transit-oriented development (TOD). Mary A. Rogier, Community Vision’s president, presided over the evening’s activities.Against the background… Read More
  • 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