Century sponsored eight successful applications for Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants in FHLBank San Francisco’s 2019 funding competition. The eight sponsored projects were awarded a total of $6,730,000 in subsidies this year, making Century the second highest-ranking member participating in the competition, and the most active AHP application sponsor in California. The AHP grants will […]
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Last Thursday, Century held its annual Client Appreciation event at the newly-renovated Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles. The iconic hotel’s new 14-story floral mural served as the backdrop to some of California’s most prolific affordable housing developers comparing notes and building out their social network. Josh Hamilton, Century’s Senior Vice President of Lending, thanked […]
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% […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Century Housing finances affordable housing developments throughout California. From acquisition loans to bridge and construction loans, Century has worked for more than 20 years to provide tax-credit developers and infill developers with innovative loan solutions and responsive service.