SPUR PANEL: The Who and How of Paying for Affordable Housing at Spur 

August 15, 2017

Our Executive Director, Rebecca Foster, will join the panelists below at SPUR's upcoming panel: The Who and How of Paying for Affordable Housing. Who pays, and how they pay, for affordable housing is one of the biggest hurdles to getting projects constructed. But innovative funding options may help streamline the process. Join a panel of experts for a conversation about new ways to finance affordable housing and learn about the Bay Area’s newest funds, which will create more nimble financing tools that can act quickly in this fast-moving market. Rebecca will join the following in this discussion:
+ Rich Gross / Enterprise Community Partners
+ Kevin Zwick / Housing Trust Silicon Valley

Event Details: 12:30 pm || Tuesday August 15th || SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco. Tickets can be purchased here.

Tech Equity Panel: The Missing Middle

August 2, 2017

Our Executive Director, Rebecca Foster, will be speaking at the upcoming TechEquity Panel, The Missing Middle: The housing crisis hits middle income earners. The housing crisis is impacting the most vulnerable among us as well as the essential professionals who hold our communities and economies together. As more of these stable, middle income professionals flee the area, the bigger the "Missing Middle" becomes. The panel is moderated by Alex Lofton, Head of Growth and Co-founder of Landed. Rebecca will be joining:

Learn more and get your ticket here!


July 7, 2017

SFHAF is looking to expand its small, but growing team with an experienced loan administrator who’s excited to help build our organization and jump in on a range of “start up” related tasks and other policy and administrative work as needed. This role is based in San Francisco. We are open to discussing a structured part-time or full time position depending on the candidate. Read more about the role here, and submit your application.

SFHAF's Second Loan closes at $9 Million

June 7, 2017

The SFHAF closed on our second loan: $9mm to BRIDGE for a land acquisition project that will bring 134 units of future housing to San Francisco's Outer Mission Excelsior District. This is The Fund's first loan in its Vacant Land Program. Read more here.

SFHAF's First Small Sites Loan Closes at $3.3 Million

May 24, 2017

The Fund closed our first loan, $3.3mm to Mission Economic Development Association, for the acquisition of a 6-unit building in the Mission at 1411 Florida. Read more here.

The Sfhaf announces new board member: Lydia tan

May 3, 2017

The SFHAF is proud to welcome Lydia Tan to our now 5-member Board of Directors, bringing together a cross-section of distinguished talent and experience to help guide our organization. With more than 30 years’ experience, Lydia has had key involvement in conceptualizing, entitling, financing and constructing several large-scale public/private redevelopment efforts in the Western U.S.