Community Vision Celebrates 8th Annual Spring Event

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…

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Community Vision’s Joshua Simon to Host Non-Profit Housing Brownbag Lunch

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…

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TODCO Receives $1.5 Million Loan From Community Vision

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…

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Youth Radio Receives Edward R. Murrow Award

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…

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Napa Valley Community Housing Receives $880,000 in Loans from Community Vision

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…

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Community Vision provides Lao Family Community Development, Inc. $502,500 in Acquisition Financing

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…

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Bay Area Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing Fund

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…

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Real Estate Loans: The First Year is On Us!

You’re building the future. We’re right there with you. And the First Year is On Us! For a short time, Community Vision is offering loans with zero percent interest during the first year, to help nonprofit organizations finance real estate projects. Loans may be used for projects such as affordable housing, community facilities, or refinancing…

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