Los Gatos Approves New Infill Homes on “North 40”

Greenbelt Alliance is excited to share that the Los Gatos Town Council has approved a smart proposal for a new walkable neighborhood on one of the city’s largest sites for infill development. Known as “Phase One of the North 40 development,” the project includes numerous exciting community benefits, including: A mix of 320 new homes, as well as a village market, shops, and open space on a 21-acre site. 50 affordable homes… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Walnut Residences in Fremont

Update August 2017: After months of legal delays, we’re excited that Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch has affirmed the approval of the Walnut Residences community, rejecting a misguided lawsuit that challenged the project’s approval. We look forward to these homes coming to fruition, providing new opportunities to thrive in Fremont. Back in March 2017, Greenbelt Alliance was excited that, after a long, arduous process, the City of Fremont approved the… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: 2700 West El Camino in Mountain View

Greenbelt Alliance is excited that the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the 2700 West El Camino project by SummerHill Apartment Communities. After years of working with the City of Mountain View to shape the El Camino Real Precise Plan, we are thrilled to endorse a smart project that helps implements the vision for a thriving place to live, work, and play near transit. 2700 West El Camino provides 211 new homes… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Karlstad in Sunnyvale

Greenbelt Alliance is pleased to endorse the Karlstad project in Sunnyvale’s Fair Oaks neighborhood. Since the 1990s, the Fair Oaks neighborhood has been transitioning from an aging industrial area to a community with new opportunities to live near transit and jobs in the bustling Silicon Valley. Karlstad, by The Sobrato Organization, takes a smart approach to fulfill this vision, providing 250 new homes for residents across the income spectrum within walking distance… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Affordable Homes in Sunnyvale

We’re excited to report that on January 25 the City of Sunnyvale approved the Edwina Benner Plaza Apartments by the non-profit affordable housing developer MidPen Housing Corporation. The development—named after the local civic leader who was first female mayor in California—will provide 66 new homes for low-income residents, along with community rooms, play areas, and after-school facilities, on an underutilized 1.32-acre lot.

Support Las Juntas Way in Walnut Creek

At a time when so many Contra Costa County families are struggling to find affordable homes, Las Juntas Way will create healthy opportunities to live, work, and play in Walnut Creek. Despite the great additions this community can bring to the fabric of Walnut Creek and the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village, Las Juntas Way is facing significant opposition. We urge residents who want the best development for their city to step forward… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: The Las Juntas Way Community

Greenbelt Alliance is excited to endorse the “Las Juntas Way” community by Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley, Inc. in Walnut Creek. This 100% affordable community will feature 42 new townhomes just across from the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village—a welcome addition to a major transit hub and job center in the heart of the county. At a time when so many Contra Costa County families are struggling to find affordable homes,… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: 1409 El Camino Project

Greenbelt Alliance is pleased that Redwood City approved the 1409 El Camino project by Greystar Real Estate Partners. With this exciting project, Downtown Redwood City is about to get even better! As a culmination of Redwood City’s revitalization, 1409 El Camino will bring 350 new homes to Redwood City’s award-winning downtown. Going above and beyond, the project includes 10% affordable homes and also makes significant financial contributions to the city’s new Affordable… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: The MacArthur Transit Village—Parcel B

Update: The Oakland City Council unanimously approved the MacArthur Transit Village on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Nearly a decade ago, Greenbelt Alliance endorsed the MacArthur Transit Village in Oakland. We strongly supported the concept for a walkable, equitable, mixed-use community that would boost the local economy and create quality jobs. And now, Greenbelt Alliance is proud to endorse a smart project in the Transit Village by Boston Properties that will redefine what’s… Read More

Press Release: Greenbelt Alliance Endorses New Mixed Use Project in Historic Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA, CA Greenbelt Alliance has endorsed the proposed DeTurk Winery Village mixed-used project located near the Railroad Square Historic District and future SMART train station in downtown Santa Rosa. If approved and built, it will provide 185 new apartment homes—15 of them for very-low income residents. “The DeTurk Winery Village meets our tough endorsement criteria for good growth in the downtown near transit,” said Teri Shore, Regional Director for Greenbelt Alliance… Read More

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