As housing costs soar at a rate that far outstrips income growth, no one feels it more acutely than low- and very low-income families (below 80% of the area median income.) These residents are often our teachers, first responders, nurses, and childcare providers — the lifeblood of our local economy.

Aerial View_Web.jpgCentral Commons, a high-density, affordable housing development with 2- to 4-bedroom condos, will transform a vacant lot into a beautiful, thriving neighborhood in the heart of Fremont. True to its name, it is centrally located with access to BART, I-880, and I-680, connecting residents to work and play. Central Commons will be packed with features to enhance energy efficiency, save homeowners money, and protect residents’ health. Our “whole systems” approach to green building includes landscaping, construction materials and methods, water conservation, and maximization of natural light. View the development’s features here.

 

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Central Commons will offer 30 families earning limited incomes (50-80% AMI) the chance to write the next chapter of their lives. When our homeowners move in, it’s more than a roof over their heads. They are also opening the door to their future, with greater stability, security, and a strong, prosperous future. Most importantly, C

 Please donate today to help make provide the critical funding needed to build this community and change the lives of 30 families. 

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Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

As an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley believes in a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We create opportunities for families to transform their lives, gaining the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better future. Working together as a community, we build homes with affordable mortgages, repair and renovate existing homes, counsel first-time homebuyers, and revitalize neighborhoods in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties. For more information, please call 866.450.4432.

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