The mission of the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County is to make Silicon Valley a more affordable place to live. The Housing Trust makes loans and grants to increase the supply of affordable housing, assist first-time homebuyers, prevent homelessness and stabilize neighborhoods.
The Housing Trust of Santa Clara County is among the largest housing trusts in the nation financing special needs and affordable housing and assisting first-time homebuyers. We are nationally recognized for providing the resources and leadership needed to make housing more affordable for those who want to live in Santa Clara County. Since we began distributing funds in 2001, the Trust has invested over $46 million and leveraged over $1.8 billion to create more than 9,463 housing opportunities. Of those served, 83% had household incomes below 80% of the Area Medium Income (AMI).