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1515 South Van Ness Avenue aerial view, rendering by David Baker Architects

Funding Secured for Affordable Housing at 1515 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

The State of California has helped secure new funds for 1515 South Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco’s Mission District. The Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded $37.9 million towards a 168-unit affordable housing proposal for the vacated site. Chinatown Community Development Center and the Mission Economic Development Agency are jointly responsible for the project.

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Transbay Block 2 East establishing view, rendering by Kennerly Architecture & Planning

SF Supervisors Vote Today on $115M Loan for Transbay Block 2 East

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote later today to provide a $115.8 million construction loan for affordable housing at Transbay Block 2 East. The proposal is expected to rise 17 stories tall and bring 184 below-market-rate rental apartments to 200 Folsom Street in the heart of the densely-developed Transbay neighborhood. Mercy Housing is the project sponsor.

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125 East 12th Street, rendering by David Baker Architects and Y.A. Studio

Preliminary Plans for Affordable Housing at 125 East 12th Street, Oakland

Preliminary plans have been filed for an eight-story affordable housing project at 125 East 12th Street in Merritt, Oakland. The proposal would rise next to East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation’s approved plans for affordable housing at 121 East 12th Street. Satellite Affordable Housing Associates is leading the project and working with co-developer Eastlake United for Justice.

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SFMTA Potrero Yard Redevelopment view from Bryant and Mariposa Street, rendering by Arcadis

Final EIR Review for SFMTA Potrero Yard Redevelopment

Plans are moving forward to build hundreds of affordable homes inside a new bus yard in San Francisco’s Mission District. This Thursday, the city’s Planning Commission is scheduled to review the Final Environmental Impact Report about the SFMTA Potrero Yards Modernization proposal. The project will replace the existing bus yard and build up to 513 units, with a refined project variant floated to build just 103 units. SFMTA and Plenary Group are joint developers.

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