The Coalition meets quarterly on the fourth Friday of the month at Burbank Housing, 790 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa. Meetings are held in January, April, July and October from 4:00 –5:30 p.m.

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The Affordable Housing Week Leadership Breakfast will be held on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. at the Flamingo Hotel in Santa Rosa.

2012 Affordable Housing Week Events

Affordable Housing Week Proclamations

Affordable Housing Week Proclamations from Sonoma County and the Cities and Towns.

June 4-9, 2012

Santa Rosa Affordable Housing Display

Santa Rosa Council Chambers 100 Santa Rosa Av. Santa Rosa. 8 am to 5 pm. Contact City Manager’s Office if locked. Free.

Sonoma County Affordable Housing Photo Display

Board of Supervisors Foyer 575 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa. 8 am to 4 pm. Free.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Leadership Breakfast at the Flamingo Hotel

7:30am – 9:30am

Keynote Speaker: Matt Schwartz, President & CEO, California Housing Partnership Corporation

Topic: The Long View: Gaining Support for Affordable Housing Funding

Additional Speaker: Matt Roberts, California Association of Realtors

Topic: The New Normal in the Ownership Market

We will recognize the 2012 Housing Hero, present the 2012 Housing Progress Report, and learn which places in Sonoma County have the most affordable rental units. Breakfast is $35.00; payments can be mailed to 4824 Ardyce Circle, Santa Rosa CA 95405.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Unlock the Doors to Affordable Rents


Managers from the Sonoma County and Santa Rosa Housing Authorities and from Burbank Housing Management Corporation will provide information and answer questions about how to access rental assistance for rentals throughout Sonoma County.

A Spanish speaker will be available. Wednesday Night Market 5:30 to 8 pm Fourth Street Santa Rosa. Free.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Manzanita Homes-Burbank Housing Development Corporation open site


Visit the Manzanita Homes construction site to see owner/builders at work and pick-up information about this valuable program. The project manager will be on site to answer any questions you may have. Right next door you can walk through Burbank’s Los Amigos self-help homes neighborhood competed in 2008. Refreshments will be served.

Mutual self-help is an owner/builder program where participating households work as an organized group under the supervision of Burbank Housing to build their homes and their new community. It includes primary mortgage financing, favorable loan terms, and reduced cash down payment. The sweat-equity labor contributed by the household is the down payment.

Manzanita Mutual Self-Help Homes 9950 Los Amigos Road, Windsor 10 to noon. Free.

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Home Buyer’s Seminar “Navigating the New Market”


Topics include: Down Payment Options and Types of Mortgage Loans, What You Need to Know About Credit Scores, and How To Save Money on Closing Costs.

Redwood Credit 3033 Cleveland Av. Santa Rosa 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Registration required: email or call (707) 576-5259.

For more information contact Affordable Housing Week Coordinator Gale Brownell (707-953-8988)

Friday, June 8, 5:00-7:00 pm

Community Housing Sonoma County and Vietnam Veterans of California

Invite you to join us for the Hearn Avenue Veterans Housing GRAND OPENING

2149 West Hearn Avenue, Santa Rosa

RSVP to 707 546 4566 or no later than June 1