Community Vision offers real estate technical assistance to nonprofit organizations at risk of displacement, facing barriers to growth due to real estate constraints, or negotiating commercial leases in new, 100% affordable housing developments.
We offer the following support services in both individual and workshop settings to 501(c)3 organizations and fiscally-sponsored projects located in San Francisco:
Identifying/evaluating potential sites
Assistance in lease negotiations
Developing construction budgets and project timelines
Analyzing potential funding sources
Priority criteria for technical assistance recipients (visit FAQs for definitions and more information on eligibility):
Contact Risa Blumlein Keeper, Managing Consultant at Community Vision, with any questions.
Must be facing permanent displacement or barriers to growth due to real estate constraints, or be negotiating a commercial lease in a new, 100% affordable housing development
Must be deeply-rooted in low-income and historically-underserved community(ies) in San Francisco
Must have a two-year track record of providing services to low-income and historically-underserved community(ies) in San Francisco
Can clearly identify how a new space will attract new beneficiaries and better serve current beneficiaries
Can demonstrate evidence of planning to mitigate financial risk