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Oakland homes for families and Veterans

500 Lake Park Avenue (pictured): Nonprofit developer EAH Housing, Inc. has secured a half acre site in prime Central Oakland for the construction of 54 affordable family homes using Century acquisition financing. The affordability restrictions are weighted towards the deeply affordable with 8 units restricted to 30% of AMI and 11 units restricted to 40% […]

Recent impact in Los Angeles and San Diego

Calvert Apartments (pictured): The San Fernando neighborhood of Van Nuys will gain 19 workforce homes thanks in part to a Century construction loan. The property is located in a low-income census tract within walking distance of several office parks, retail options and the 2000-acre Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area. The three story building with a 35 […]

Preservation Critical to Maintaining Affordable Housing Stock

  Preserving existing affordable housing is as important as creating new affordable housing. Each year, even as demand increase, the United States loses more than half a million affordable homes due to expiring affordability restrictions, conversion to more expensive housing, or building deterioration.1 Without intervention, we are in danger of permanently losing the current supply of […]

Century Impacts Throughout California

Ramona Senior Apartments (pictured above): Chelsea Investment Corporation received acquisition and predevelopment financing to develop 62 new homes for low-income seniors, 20 of which will target seniors transitioning from homelessness. The development was awarded with 9% LIHTC financing as well as AHP and HOME funds and will feature a mix of 50 one-bedroom and 11 […]

California Developers’ Conference

The 2018 Annual California Developer’s Conference, co-hosted by Century, brought together affordable housing developers, lenders, and investors to share insights, connections, and hors d’oeuvres at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Panels covered federal, state, and local issues and developer concerns in a post-tax reform world. Chris Thornberg returned as keynote speaker to paint a positive picture […]

Century Celebrates Opening of Anchor Place

Yesterday, Century, the City of Long Beach, and dozens of partners and supporting agencies celebrated the grand opening of Anchor Place, a 120-unit affordable housing development for families and veterans experiencing homelessness. Located within the Century Villlages at Cabrillo campus owned and operated by Century, the five-story development includes 75 units reserved for veterans experiencing homelessness and 45 […]

Century Impacts in September

Mariposa Villa (pictured): $1,400,000 in acquisition financing to developer Leo Lee Family Trust will help convert a parking lot into 33 rental units. With little new construction and rehab of older residential and multi-family buildings within the immediate area, as well as easy access to public transportation, Mariposa will provide much needed workforce housing to […]

Century Named Top 25 Affordable Lender

Century Housing Corporation was named among the nation’s Top 25 affordable housing lenders in 2016 by Affordable Housing Finance magazine for the third consecutive year.  “It is a major accomplishment to be included among lending giants such as Citi Community Capital, Wells Fargo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and JP Morgan Chase. As the only […]

SCANPH awards Century clients, attracts record crowd

Century is proud to have provided financing for two of the Annual Homes Within Reach Award winning developments at SCANPH’s 30th Anniversary Conference on September 18th: Beyond L.A. Project of the Year awardee Affordable Living for the Aging with the Janet L. Witkin Center in West Hollywood and Developer of the Year Skid Rown Housing […]

Century celebrates 20 years of service

Century held its anniversary dinner at the National History Museum on September 5th to celebrate 20 years of service to low-income and homeless families and veterans throughout California. Attended by The Honorable Judge Harry Pregerson, his wife, Bernardine Pregerson, Century’s Board, staff, dignitaries, and friends, the event highlighted the social impact of programs created by […]