Public/private partnership creates affordable housing with key services and a sense of community in prime location
Menlo Park, Calif., November 5, 2015 — A press conference will take place Tuesday, November 10th to showcase the completion of an important new veterans’ housing community. Core Affordable Housing, along with its partners, the Veterans Administration and EAH Housing, will unveil its Willow Housing development, part of an innovative movement in veterans housing that emphasizes the co-location of affordable housing with the key support services these veterans need. Along with programs designed for veterans, the project’s finishing touches like granite countertops, mature oaks, and serene walking paths are designed to reaffirm the dignity of its future residents. Willow Housing is located on the edge of the VA’s Menlo Park campus, part of the federal BURR Initiative that seeks to identify and repurpose underutilized VA land and buildings in support of the VA’s goal to end veteran homelessness.
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