BRIDGE Housing Corporation and AvalonBay Communities, are leading this project alongside many other incredibly qualified team members including Mission Housing Development Corporation and Habitat for Humanity. Our team’s commitment to community-driven development, combined with our deep understanding of creating great new San Francisco homes and communities (at all income levels), gives us the creativity and flexibility needed to bring the Balboa Reservoir site to life.
Our design team has similar deep local experience and understanding, along with a commitment to a community-driven approach and a philosophy of “designing with their ears.” Van Meter Williams Pollack and PYATOK Architects are leading the master planning efforts for the Reservoir, while GLS Landscape | Architects is leading the master open space design.
Since 1983, BRIDGE has been a mission-driven nonprofit that pays close attention to the double-bottom line of financial and social return on investment, always in pursuit of quality, quantity, affordability and in keeping with our core values. BRIDGE’s mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of its residents, beginning—but not ending—with affordable housing.
AvalonBay Communities, has a long-term track record of developing and managing distinctive apartment homes in some of the best U.S. markets including throughout San Francisco. At AvalonBay, we’re driven by a bold purpose: creating a better way to live by providing apartment living experiences and contributing to the vitality of local communities.
Since 1971, Mission Housing Development Corporation has created and preserved quality affordable housing, and pioneered innovative, award winning housing developments that define the personality of the Mission District. Now, Mission Housing is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in San Francisco, owning or managing 35 buildings.
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco builds and sustains affordable homeownership opportunities for families in Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties. Our values focus on building partnerships, equity, stability, and legacy.