Entries by bmalecki

Thank you, Wells Fargo, for $125k award!

Century headed into the summer with the renewed support of one of our longest and strongest financial partners: Wells Fargo! A $125,000 award will support ongoing efforts to preserve and build affordable housing at three Century developments: the Villages at Cabrillo (CVC, Long Beach), One San Pedro (OSP, San Pedro), and the West LA VA […]

Century Celebrates The Beacon

Century Housing, in partnership with the City of Long Beach and The Long Beach Community Investment Company, invited the public to celebrate the completion of The Beacon last week with a virtual event featuring a video presentation acknowledging the many partners and agencies that made the development a success. Home to more than 200 veterans […]

Century Makes 2021 Best Nonprofits to Work For List

We are honored that, once again, Century made the 2021 Best NonProfits to Work For list! The list is published annually by The NonProfit Times, the leading national business publication for nonprofit management. Participating nonprofits were vetted via a host of surveys, including employees, managers and outside vendors. In this national competition, Century was ranked Number 10 among its peer medium organizations and Number 21 among all nonprofit organizations. Century […]

Pandemic Puts Homeownership in African American Communities at Risk

In the post-COVID-19 era, African American homeownership in Los Angeles County is predicted to reach an even more concerning level. During the 2007 recession, foreclosure rates among African American homeowners were three times that of non-Hispanic Whites. According to the recent UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge’s Saving Black Homeownership report, the significant homeownership gap between […]

Century Housing Municipal Bond Awarded Sustainability Bond of the Year

Century Housing’s 2020 Sustainability Bond, which raised $85 million to directly support quality affordable housing throughout California, today received the Sustainability Bond of the Year Award from Environmental Finance in the US muni bond category. These Awards seek to recognize those bonds that excel, innovate in and contribute to the successful development of the market […]

Century Launches Note Program To Fund Affordable Housing

  Investors are offered an investment-grade opportunity to support Century’s efforts to address social inequalities associated with housing shortages worsened by the COVID pandemic Culver City, CA (February 1, 2021) — Century Housing, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) dedicated to creating quality affordable housing throughout California, today announced the launch of an offering of […]

Looking Back on 2020

As we reflect back on a challenging 2020, we’d like to recount a sampling of the Century team’s proudest achievements. These accomplishments reflect the best of Century’s values, advancing our mission of making homes the cornerstone of a thriving and just society. Century celebrates 25 years of service with two $25,000 donations to charter schools […]

Developers Respond to Prolonged Pandemic

Century provided financing to Jamboree Housing for the acquisition of a motel in Buena Park that will be converted into permanent supportive housing using 9% LIHTC. The motel was long past its useful life, and Jamboree will complete needed upgrades to the units to help transition individuals from homelessness to housing. Upon completion, Jamboree will add […]

The Beacon Honored with SCANPH’s Award for Overall Excellence

  We are proud to share that our Long Beach development, The Beacon, was awarded Multi-Family Development of the Year by SCANPH at the Annual Conference’s Homes Within Reach Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes excellence in affordable housing among projects completed in the last year. Selections are submitted by SCANPH members and chosen by an […]