Affordable Housing Podcast

A Story of Triumph

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
A Story of Triumph
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Adis Bajramovic spent his early life in Bosnia, Herzegovina, during the war. Adis and his family moved to the US when he was only 9. Today, his father has been working at Eden Housing for twelve years and Adis has established himself as a property manage…

Determination, Independence and Self-Sufficiency

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
Determination, Independence and Self-Sufficiency
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Regina lives at Emerson Arms, a 32 unit family affordable housing development in Martinez, CA operated by Eden Housing. Despite her childhood struggles, Regina’s developmental disability has not been a barrier in pursuing her mission to help improve the …

Without Freedom, You Have Nothing

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
Without Freedom, You Have Nothing
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Farideh Hiri shares her journey to freedom in this week’s story. After suffering from oppression in Iran, she now enjoys being close to community and family, and the chance to work in the community garden and attend outings to the SF Symphony. This is wh…

Malissa Roybal, From Resident to Supervisor

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
Malissa Roybal, From Resident to Supervisor
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Malissa Roybal grew up in affordable housing then began working at Eden Housing’s Del Nido apartments in 2013. Since then, she’s been promoted twice and is now a Property Supervisor at nine Eden sites in two counties.

Alta Mira Apartments: A Thriving Community for All Ages

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
Alta Mira Apartments: A Thriving Community for All Ages
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In this episode of Stories from Eden Housing, we meet seniors and children who love living in this apartment complex for a variety of reasons. Comprised of 87 homes for families and 64 homes for seniors, Alta Mira Apartments in Hayward is a thriving comm…

Home is Hope

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
Home is Hope
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Tobias has grown up at Corona Ranch in Petaluma, living there all 20 years of his life. He says that “home is hope, and Eden Housing is that hope” — providing him and his mom with a strong base so he can focus on school and a career path to help others.

The Fireside, A Safe Place to Call Home

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
The Fireside, A Safe Place to Call Home
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Fireside Apartments provide a diverse, inclusive environment where residents of all ages can thrive and benefit from a supportive community. “It’s almost like a second family,” says resident Nicole. Hear from others in this week’s Stories From Eden Housi…

HOME, A Place to Realize your Dreams

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
HOME, A Place to Realize your Dreams
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Kristina, who lived in foster care and was constantly uprooted as a child, knows a lot about uncertainty. Now, with her son, her Master’s Degree and a home in a safe, stable community with plenty of resources, Kristina has found stability. And she wants …

Warner Creek Senior Housing: Positivity Fueled by Gratitude

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
Warner Creek Senior Housing: Positivity Fueled by Gratitude
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In the inaugural episode of the podcast series Stories from Eden Housing, a resident at Eden’s Warner Creek Senior Housing describes what it means to feel safe in her home, to be able to afford to live in Marin County and to be held by the community they…

New Year, New Job?

50 Years. 50 Stories.
50 Years. 50 Stories.
New Year, New Job?
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Eden Housing is hiring! Our staff is dedicated to our mission, passionate about achieving our goals and committed to continuing to provide a home to those most in need. One of our Project Administrators, Wilson Vang, shares his connection to Eden and our…

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