Recent permits have shown activity for developing an eight-story affordable housing project at 21 North 21st Street in Roosevelt Park, within walking distance from Downtown San Jose. The development will produce 79 affordable housing units and one manager’s apartment. The First Community Housing organization is responsible for the project, known as the Roosevelt Park Apartments.
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995 East Santa Clara Street has been purchased by the Bay Area-based First Community Housing residential developer for $5.5 million. The East Bay Times reports that the purchase brings FCH a step closer to realizing a 125-unit affordable housing structure on an 18,300 square foot parcel near downtown San Jose. The project benefits from San Jose’s General Plan 2040 Urban Village zoning.
Alphabet has provided vital financing for a planned affordable housing project at 280 McEvoy Street in West San Carlos, San Jose. The funding comes through Google Endeavor LLC, a lending subsidiary. This comes after Housing Trust Silicon Valley took out a $15.8 million loan to acquire the parcel in 2018, setting a record for the two-decades-old organization. First Community Housing is managing the McEvoy Apartments development.