History

  • 1996HCEB is formed as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  • 1997HCEB forms its first Board of Directors
  • Board members and associates work on a volunteer basis with a housing consultant to secure over 300 Section 8 vouchers for individuals and negotiate over 40 units of housing set aside in market-rate apartment buildings for low-income individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • HCEB begins providing tenant liaison service to individuals in set-aside units, ensuring their success in independent housing
  • 2006HCEB and Satellite Housing complete Lincoln Oaks Apartments in Fremont, an 11-unit apartment community for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • 2008 – HCEB assumes ownership of the last of 15 renovated single-family homes as part of the Bay Area Housing Plan (BAHP).  The homes are located in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, and permanently house up to 60 individuals with developmental disabilities who have left Agnews Developmental Center as part of its permanent closure.
  • 2011 – HCEB completes Magnolia Terrace in Emeryville, a 5-unit substantial rehabilitation that provides permanent housing for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • HCEB begins work on Oakland Project Connect, a partnership with Bay Area Community Services (BACS) to provide services and housing to homeless individuals with serious mental illness.
  • 2012– HCEB assumes ownership of the last of 4 renovated single-family homes as part of the Ashland Neighborhood Stabilization Program.  The homes are located in Alameda County and provide permanent shared housing to 14 formerly homeless individuals with serious mental illness.  Supportive services are provides by Bay Area Community Services.
  • HCEB begins work on North County Supported Independent Living , a partnership with Bay Area Community Services (BACS) to provide services and housing to homeless seniors with serious mental illness.
  • 2013    – HCEB and Satellite Affordable Housing Associates begin construction on Jack Capon Villa in Alameda, a 19-unit apartment community for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Construction will be complete in Spring 2014.
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