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EdenNews: September 2015 Newsletter
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In This Issue of EdenNews...
 
A conversation with Mark Ricketts, President and CEO of National Church Residences, about what's next for senior housing

Cottonwood Place NHC Case Study -
Internet Access for Seniors
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The National Housing Conference focuses on Eden's efforts to connect residents to broadband internet
  The HOME Program is under threat of a devastating 93% cut

Ford Road Plaza, San JosePhoto Albums of Eden's Recent Events:
Including Eden's Scholarship Awards Celebration, Ford Road Plaza Grand Opening, and South Hayward BART Communities Groundbreaking

 
 

It’s not just about housing . . . it’s about people.
 Affordable Housing Podcast by Eden Housing
Connecting Low-Income Adults & Seniors with Affordable Housing and Healthcare

We've been hearing it for more than decade now - a "silver tsunami" is upon us. As the low-income Baby Boomers hit retirement age, what will they need? What innovative housing and healthcare solutions are needed for low income older adults and seniors to successfully age in place?
Mark Ricketts, National Church Residences
Joining host Joanne Greene is Mark Ricketts, President and CEO of National Church Residences, who shares his perspective on what's next for older adult senior affordable housing. National Church Residences is based in Columbus, OH develops and manages many types of older adult senior housing communities.

 Cottonwood Place NHC Case Study
Cottonwood Place NHC Case Study:
Internet Connectivity for Older Adult Seniors

The National Housing Conference (NHC) recently published a case study on Eden's Cottonwood Place in Fremont, Calif., which provides 98 affordable rental apartments and is home to 146 older adult senior residents.

As stated in the case study, free broadband internet access is offered in every apartment at Cottonwood Place. Eden pays the full cost of wired broadband access and provides a free modem to each household. The cost is $190 per month and is included in the property’s operating budget.

Eden is committed to providing access to broadband internet for our residents as well as digital literacy training to highlight the opportunities and tools available on the internet. Check our our January EdenNews from this year for more about our work around connectivity.

NHC's Mindy Ault also posted a blog about the connectivity efforts including Eden's work at Cottonwood Place.

Photos from Eden's Recent Events

23rd Howard T. Collins Scholarship Awards Celebration
August 10, Hayward

41 scholarships for Eden residents to pursue a better future through education
Eden's Scholarship Celebration

Ford Road Plaza Grand Opening
August 28, San Jose 

75 new affordable rental apartments for families in the Silicon Valley


South Hayward BART Communities Groundbreaking
September 21, Hayward

Coming soon: 151 new affordable rental apartments for families and older adult seniors

 
CALL CONGRESS to #SaveHOME

Please call or write your Congressional representative today!
Please call or write Senator Boxer and Senator Feinstein today!


Find out more from the HOME Coalition website.
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