Press & Awards
A new affordable housing complex in the Bay Area aims to alter the economic fortunes of its community. Ashland Place, located in an unincorporated area of Alameda County, not only provides housing for low-income families and young adults at-risk for homelessness, but it also includes a retail component that the developers hope will help to revitalize the local economy.
“With California’s mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, particularly through reduction of Vehicle Miles Travelled, what residents of multi-family housing have to say is an important addition to the discussion.”
In another sign of how the Bay Area housing demand is far outstripping supply, a new 57-unit affordable complex received about 1,200 applications and is now filled a month after completion.
A three-story building that looks like it could have been plucked from the Marina district in San Francisco soon will be home to low-income seniors.
Affordable Housing Finance has ranked RCD 41 of the top 50 Affordable Housing Developers of 2013.
In the business world, great partnerships rely on trust and open communication. One affordable housing developer exemplifying those values is Resources for Community Development (RCD), a Berkeley-based nonprofit demonstrating that transparency can be good for business.
The Park Alameda, a 62-unit, green and sustainable-workforce housing development, is providing every resident an EasyPass, giving unlimited rides on AC Transit.
Berkeley-based Resources for Community Development (RCD) was tapped to build two affordable housing developments as part of the Alameda Naval Air Station base conversion, which also includes a large for-sale single-family home division.
Monday afternoon marked the grand opening of Clinton Commons, a newly constructed green affordable housing complex, located in the lower San Antonio neighborhood of Oakland. Fifty-five apartments, ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms, are now available to low-income families and individuals who earn between $54,000 and $27,000 a year.
Fallout from the housing crisis and the continuing economic slowdown have been hard on the affordable housing industry. But one organization to not only survive but thrive during the downturn is Resources for Community Development (RCD), a Berkeley, California-based housing provider showing remarkable resilience despite the brisk headwinds.
Students from the California College of Arts created a series of murals to give voice to the lives and thoughts of residents of RCD’s Harrison Hotel in downtown Oakland.
In the city of Berkeley, California’s Erna P. Harris Court complex is an example of an older supportive housing project that underwent an extensive green rehabilitation to enhance longevity of the property and improve the quality of life for its low-income residents.
Berkeley‐based Resources for Community Development (RCD), a nonprofit affordable housing provider, is days away from completing 150,000 of energy efficiency upgrades funded almost entirely by the Federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
The transformation of a blighted motel into 62 units of new affordable housing took on added significance this week. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Alameda Islander fell on the final day for redevelopment agencies (RDAs) across the state.
RCD was honored to receive Acterra’s 2010 Business Environmental Award for Sustainable Building Small Organization
RCD was honored to receive Acterra’s 2010 Business Environmental Award for Sustainable Building Small Organization. This video showcases Shinsei Gardens, Fox Courts, and Oxford Plaza, with Dan, Lisa, Deni, and Carolyn discussing our work.