CMFNH Affordable Housing Project Helps Veterans

CMFNH Affordable Housing Project Helps Veterans

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The California Multifamily New Homes (CMFNH) program enrolled the Tabora Gardens project in Antioch, CA in 2016. The project recently completed, and was featured on Housing Finance for its dedication to affordable housing for seniors and veterans. Project developer Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) worked to receive funding from a variety of sources. It is now the first project built utilizing the state's Veteran Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program. Tabora Gardens is an 85 unit project, and already has 34 units occupied by veterans. Tenants at Tabora Gardens earn between 20% and 50% of the area median income. SAHA's mission is to provide qualify affordable homes and services that empower people and strengthen neighborhoods. Through enrollment in CMFNH, tenants can enjoy the benefits of an energy efficient home. Projects that…
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Case Study: 860 on the Wye

Case Study: 860 on the Wye

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Located in San Luis Obispo, California, the 860 on the Wye community included development of 20 units between 2 buildings. All units are all-electric, affordable housing for veterans. The project incorporates many environmentally sensitive design elements, including infill- and transit-oriented development, energy-efficient design, reduced indoor and outdoor water use, durable and sustainable materials use, improved indoor air quality, and a focus on community. The Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo established energy efficiency as a priority, and aimed to make the project all-electric, with renewables offsetting 100 percent of operational electricity use. In actuality, the project includes a 5kW photovoltaic system that provides 97 percent of predicted dwelling unit energy, and has a modeled energy use is that is 71 percent better than Title 24 standard baseline. Incentives from CMFNH…
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