1296 Shotwell senior housing Archives

U.S. Resiliency Council Awards Gold Rating to Casa Adelante – 1296 Shotwell, Milestone as First Multifamily Affordable Housing Building to Ever Receive this Honor

When MEDA and co-developer Chinatown Community Development Center (Chinatown CDC) set out to build 94 units of housing for seniors, it sought to ensure that these vulnerable San Franciscans had not just affordable housing, but quality housing. That effort was recently recognized by the United States Resiliency Council (USRC), which awarded Casa Adelante – 1296…

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Mission Elders of the Week: Fran Taylor & Iris Biblowitz

Name: Fran Taylor & Iris Biblowitz Ages: 67 and 70 Born in: Hyattsville, Md. & Jamaica, N.Y. Current Neighborhood: Mission When and why did you make San Francisco your home? I met Iris in Boston over 40 years ago. Not long after, in 1976, we both moved to San Francisco in a beat up, old station…

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