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East Bay Housing Organizations "Affordable Housing Week" & More News
April 3, 2019

News Courtesy of East Bay Housing Organizations~~~

EBHO's Affordable Housing Week: May 11th – 19th, 2019

Dear Friends:

EBHO's 2019 Affordable Housing Week is right around the corner!  We look forward to a week full of 17 diverse events in 7 cities- as well as time to connect and reconnect with one another in the affordable housing community.  We hope you will join us! This year's lineup of exciting events includes:

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Cooperative Communities Bike Tour
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
1072 60th St, Oakland
Hosted by: East Bay Cohousing
Contact: Raines Cohen (510) 842-6224

Celebrating Culture and Community on the Corridor
2:00 – 3:30 pm
3501 San Pablo Ave, Oakland
Hosted by: East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
Contact: Annie Ledbury  (510) 287-5353 x:347

Monday, May 13, 2019

Grand Opening of Hana Gardens
11:30 am-2:00 pm
10860 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito
Hosted by: Eden Housing
Contact: Leah Cerri (510) 247-8138

Alameda Tenants Town Hall
1:00 pm
Email for location details
Hosted by: East Bay Gray Panthers
Contact: Betsy Morris 

Sneak Preview and Hard Hat Tour of Casa Arabella
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Fruitvale BART Station
Hosted by: The Unity Council
Contact: Dana Kleinhesselink (510) 535-6924

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Grand Opening: Redwood Hill Townhomes
2:00 – 3:30 pm
4868 Calaveras Ave, Oakland
Hosted by: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates
Contact: Ruben Farias 

Opportunity for Whom?
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Location TBD
Hosted by: Community Economics, Inc. and East Bay Housing Organizations
Contact: Elissa Dennis 


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Going Modular with Supportive Housing
9:30 – 10:30 am
Lowney Office 360 17th St, Ste 200 Oakland
Hosted by: Lowney Architecture
Contact: Corissa Bryson  
Paseo Estero and Vista Estero Groundbreaking Celebration

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Brooklyn Basin, 285 8th Ave, Oakland
Hosted by: MidPen Housing
Contact: MidPen Housing

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Riviera Family Apartments Grand Opening!
2:00 – 3:30 pm
1738 Riviera Ave, Walnut Creek
Hosted by: Resources for Community Development
Contact: Arlene Skjerly 

Housing Justice For All! An Action with our Unhoused Neighbors
Time and Location will vary
Hosted by: East Bay Housing Organizations
Contact: Vanessa Riles,

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Panel: How Local Government and the Private Sector are Tackling the Displacement of Low Income Residents
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lake Merritt Sailboat House, 568 Bellevue Ave, Oakland
Hosted by: City of Oakland 
Contact: Maryann Leshin 

Sunflower Hill Groundbreaking Celebration
2:00 – 3:30 pm
3780 Stanley Blvd, Pleasanton
Hosted by: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates
Contact: Jonathan Astmann 809-2769
Friday, May 17, 2019

Women's Leadership Build
Time TBD (Morning)
4369 Central Ave, Fremont
Hosted by: Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley
Contact: Alayna Dunkerly 

Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments, Honoring a Housing Advocate
11:30 am -2:00 pm
47003 Mission Falls Court, Fremont
Hosted by: Eden Housing
Contact: Leah Cerri (510) 247-8138

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Owner Appreciation Day
Hosted by: Oakland Housing Authority
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: 1540 Webster Street, Oakland
Contact: Greer McVay 

Changing the Narrative
Time: 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Kennedy High school
                   4300 Cutting Blvd, Richmond 94804
Hosted by: Richmond Neighborhood Housing Services
Contact: Nikki Beasley 

Our Event Calendar, with full event descriptions and contact information, is now online, and can be accessed here.Members, also look for your copy of our event calendar in the mail- or contact us to request one (or more)!

The deadline to Sponsor our 2019 Kickoff Event is fast approaching.  The Sponsorship form can be found here.  Final deadline is April 27th! And, don't forget to purchase your Kickoff tickets!  

Not a member or need to renew? Click here.  Questions about your membership, please contact Kiki at

We look forward to your ticket purchases and sponsorships, and having another amazing Affordable Housing Week!

Many Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors:

Organizer: BRIDGE Housing Corporation, Christian Church Homes, Construction Employers Association, D&H Construction, Eden Housing, Gubb & Barshay LLP, Mercy Housing, Oakland Housing Authority, PYATOK Architecture & Urban Design, Satellite Affordable Housing Associates, Silicon Valley Bank, The John Stewart Company

Ally: Anne Phillips Architecture, Cahill Contractors, Capital Impact Partners, Community Bank of the Bay, Dahlin Group, David Baker Architects, EBALDC, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Goldfarb Lipman Attorneys, J.H. Fitzmaurice, Inc., James E. Roberts-Obayashi Corp, Jones Hall, Lillian Lew-Hailer, Lindquist von Husen & Joyce LLP, Mithun, NIBBI Brothers General Contractors, Resources for Community Development

Friend: Amy Hiestand Consulting, LLC, Bonnewit Development Services, Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency, HKIT Architects, Housing Trust Silicon Valley, I.B.E.W. Local Union 595, IDA Structural Engineers, Inc., Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, Northern California Community Loan Fund, Sisters of the Holy Family, Sun Light and Power, the Unity Council, Urban Habitat

Neighbor: California Housing Partnership, City of Berkeley- Health Housing & Community Services Department, Communities for a Better Environment, Everyone Home, Farella Braun + Martel LLP, Kava Massih Architects, Old Republic Title Company, Sunseri Construction, Inc., William Pettus Architects, Wilma Chan, Alameda County Supervisor District 3

Sponsor our AHW and Kickoff Event!
Purchase an Ad in the 2019-2020 Guidebook!
Reserve Tickets for this Year's Kickoff Event

Contact Us

East Bay Housing Organizations
538 9th Street Suite 200
Oakland, California 94607

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