Since 1971, Mission Housing Development Corporation has provided affordable housing options to residents of San Francisco. Now, Mission Housing is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in San Francisco, owning or managing 35 buildings. The organization currently serves some 3,000 residents in 1,600 units. 1,000 additional 100 percent affordable rental units are being developed.
Since 1971, Mission Housing Development Corporation has created and preserved quality affordable housing, and pioneered innovative, award winning housing developments that define the personality of the Mission District.
The Mission Coalition Organization, formed in 1968, brought together more than 100 different organizations to address concerns of Mission District residents and businesses. Through MCO’s organizing efforts, the Mission District was declared a Model Cities area for community development, enabling the neighborhood to develop a solid program of better housing, social services, education, health care, and economic development. One product of the coalition was the creation of Mission Housing Development Corporation.
What is Mission Housing Development Corporation?
Mission Housing Development Corporation is a nonprofit, community-based organization which creates and preserves high-quality affordable housing for residents of low and moderate incomes in the Mission District and San Francisco. Mission Housing Development Corporation provides housing for families, seniors and special needs individuals. Mission Housing Development Corporation also provides technical assistance to help other organizations develop affordable housing that meets the needs of the physically or mentally challenged, and the critically ill.