03. Accomplishments


Affordable Housing

Neighborhood Development and Affordable Housing

  • Met the goal of producing and preserving 10,000 affordable units by 2020.
  • As of Q3 2020, 1,206 100% affordable multifamily rental units are under construction under MOHCD sponsorship, with another 2,051 units in active predevelopment (pre-entitlement or permitting) and 157 units leasing up. This represents 3,414 units in active new affordable housing production.
  • Of the active new affordable housing in production, 1,139 units are supportive housing units for families, adults, seniors, transitional aged youth and veterans. 100% supportive projects that are under construction include Maceo May (see below), 1064-1068 Mission Street, and Mission Bay Block 9.
  • Preserved 52 small and large sites totaling 543 residential units and 39 commercial units.
  • Over the past two fiscal years, completed construction on 596 affordable units at OCII’s planned enhancement projects (Mission Bay, Transbay, and Shipyard/Candlestick) with funding for 415 units coming directly from OCII. Newly completed affordable units are housing approximately 1,800 people.
  • 1,300 of the 5,900 units in Mission Bay are being developed as affordable housing. Construction is 91% complete.
  • In Zone 1 of the Transbay Project Area, 720 units are being developed as affordable housing with an additional 300 affordable units of affordable in the development pipeline.
  • Completed over 100 affordable housing units in Hunters Point Shipyard Phase 1.
  • Completed the first four phases of the Alice Griffith HOPE SF public housing revitalization project in Candlestick Point, housing all the original residents of the site for a total of 337 homes.
  • Sunnydale Parcel Q completed 55 units with 41 right-to-return units.
  • At the end of FY2020, 231 affordable units were under construction in Mission Bay South and Transbay.
  • OCII approved $95.5 million in predevelopment and construction funding toward the development of 626 affordable units in Mission Bay South and Hunter Point Shipyard Phase 1.

Planning Department

  • Secured financing and broke ground on 100% affordable Maceo May Apartments. The project will feature modular construction and be ready for occupancy in 2022. The 105-unit project is a collaboration between co-developers Chinatown Community Development Center (Chinatown CDC) and Swords to Plowshares (a nonprofit supporting veterans) and will include deep supportive services for its occupants.
  • Adopted the Balboa Reservoir Site Development Agreement which will include 550 units of affordable housing, including educator housing.

Treasure Island Development Authority

  • Broke ground on the first 100% affordable housing building on Treasure Island in August 2020.
  • Secured grants of $20 million for affordable housing and transportation improvements in the past two years.

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