2006

24
Nov

Mountain View Voice, November 24, 2006
AWARDS… Physical Project Winners… San Antonio Place received the Outstanding Architectural Design award. The 120-unit development offers affordable housing for people earning 15 to 45 percent of the county’s median income. Budgetary and design challenges were overcome to provide a building praised by the panel.

Click here to read about the Mayor’s Award…
Click here for details about San Antonio Place…

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13
Oct

Mountain View Voice, October 13, 2006
San Antonio Place, the only recent affordable studios project in Mountain View, was last week given the title “Project of the Year” by Multi-Family Executive, a national publication targeted at senior-level executives who deal with multifamily housing units.

Designed by Kodama Deseno Architects, San Antonio Place was selected based on such criteria as architectural innovation, floor plan, suitability to target market, creativity with materials, interior design, landscaping, creative financing, and ability to work with officials in government and community. The project was praised for its affordability, comfort and luxuries, despite the small size of its rental units. Click here to read award article from Multi Family Executive magazine November 2006 issue…

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28
Jul

Mountain View Voice, July 28, 2006
Last April saw the grand opening of San Antonio Place, a handsome 118-unit building of “efficiency studios” designed to provide affordable housing for those most in need of it. That’s only a taste of what’s to come. According to planning department estimates, Mountain View will build about 3,000 new housing units in the near future, with most of them adhering to smart-growth philosophies, such as locating the housing close to other neighborhoods, businesses and mass transit.

But don’t tell that to the Bay Area Council, a business-friendly group which last week released a report claiming that Mountain View deserved an “F” for its work in providing housing…

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26
Jul

Los Altos Town Crier, July 26, 2006
Affordable havens hidden in the state’s highest housing markets…

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24
Jul

San Jose Mercury Newes, July 24, 2006
When voters passed a statewide affordable-housing bond in 2002, the ground rules made it appear that lower-income areas might more easily qualify for grants…

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21
Apr

This project is a testimony to the City’s commitment to affordable housing. The project is the collaborative result between the City Council, the community at-large, and Charities Housing. The 120 affordable studio apartments will provide a home for those who do not make enough to afford the high rents in Silicon Valley, seniors and other Mountain View residents who are living on a fixed income.

Click here to see the 4/21/06 Mountain View Voice article on San Antonio Place

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