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Jamboree is dedicated to raising the bar on affordable housing for both workforce and formerly homeless families, seniors and those living with special needs. In a state with real estate and rent prices out of the reach of many people integral to our communities thriving, Jamboree focuses its expertise on the creation and long-term maintenance of innovative housing communities.

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Renovated Hotels Provide Safe Haven for People Dealing with Homelessness

November 18, 2022 – Spectrum News 1: Vista Nueva, Jamboree’s newest motel conversion from Project Homekey funds, will provide 116 units of housing when it opens in spring 2023…

Placerville Hopes to Sway Housing Project
September 7, 2022 – Mountain Democrat: Placerville City Council shows support for Jamboree Housing Corporation’s affordable housing project at the state-owned Placerville Armory...
Hotel-to-Housing Conversions Proliferate
August 15, 2022 – Urbanland: Investors and organizations, including Jamboree, are revitalizing old, abandoned hotels to create affordable and market-rate housing...
Plans for new joint San Juan Capistrano City Hall and Affordable Housing Project
July 26, 2022 – The OC Register: Jamboree plans to buy City Hall property to build a new City Hall and an affordable housing complex in San Juan Capistrano...
Jonathan Rose Companies Buy California Development
July 8, 2022 – Affordable Housing Finance: Jonathan Rose Companies purchased Belage Manor, an 180-unit affordable senior community in Anaheim...
Jonathan Rose Companies Add Senior Housing in SoCal
July 7, 2022 – Commercial Observer: Jonathan Rose Companies partnered with Jamboree Housing Corporation to renovate Belage Manor, an affordable senior living community…
City Council’s Larkin Place Vote is Disingenuous
July 7, 2022 – Claremont Courier: Former Claremont city councilmember, Joe Lyons, expresses his dissatisfaction with the recent City Council’s vote denying Jamboree’s request for an easement across Larkin Place…
Case Studies in Affordable Housing Development

June 30, 2022 – Multi-Housing News: Jamboree’s Heroes Landing in Santa Ana is one of three featured housing developments that have successfully provided affordable housing options in their communities…

City Council’s Rejection of Easement Puts Future of Larkin Place in Limbo
June 30, 2022 – Claremont Courier: The Claremont City Council denied the Jamboree bid for an easement across Larkin Place, the proposed housing development in Claremont…
Viewpoint: A Potential Resolution in Support of Larkin Place
June 9, 2022 – Claremont Courier: The Democratic Club of Claremont submitted a potential resolution in support of Larkin Place, Jamboree’s proposed housing development in Claremont...
Santa Clara County Approves Grant to Convert Mountain View Hotel
June 9, 2022 – Mountain View Voice: Santa Clara County receives a $16 million Homekey grant for The Crestview Hotel affordable housing project conversion in Mountain View...
Affordable Housing Decreases Crime and Increases Property Values
June 8, 2022 – UCI SOSE: A UCI Livable Cities Lab study found that affordable housing increases property values and decreases crime in communities...
Placerville Armory Land Leased for Affordable Housing Plans
June 4, 2022 – Mountain Democrat: Jamboree received a 55-year land lease to demolish the former U.S. Army Armory in Placerville for an affordable housing project...
Huntington Beach Breaks Ground on New Low-income Housing
June 3, 2022 – Spectrum News One: Jamboree Housing Corporation and the City of Huntington Beach combined resources to build a new affordable housing project for seniors...
New Low-Income Senior Apartments Coming to Huntington Beach
June 1, 2022 – Daily Pilot: Jamboree holds a groundbreaking ceremony for its latest Huntington Beach apartment community designed for low-income seniors...
Larkin Place Proposed Permanent Supportive Housing Project Details
June 1, 2022 – Claremont Speaks: Jamboree’s Chief Development Officer and Director of Supportive Services answer questions about Larkin Place, Jamboree’s proposed 32-unit permanent supportive housing project in Claremont...
Affordable Housing Project Planned for Placerville Armory Property
May 18, 2022 – Sacramento Business Journal: Previously used as a U.S. Army armory, Jamboree proposed an 83-unit affordable housing project on Armory Drive in Placerville...
WISEPlace Plans Supportive Housing Development in Santa Ana
May 10, 2022 – Urbanize LA: WISEPlace plans to redevelop a new, 48-unit affordable housing complex in Santa Ana...
Residents Hear from Developer During Larkin Place Meeting
April 12, 2022 – Claremont Courier: Jamboree representatives addressed residents regarding Larkin Place, Jamboree’s proposed new permanent supportive housing complex in Claremont...
Disney World to Develop 80 Acres of Affordable Housing
April 6, 2022 – DisDining: Disney World plans to develop 80 acres of land into affordable housing near its Disney World property in Orange County of Central Florida, as well as to continue to develop affordable housing near Disneyland in Anaheim, CA…
Homeless Housing Project in Claremont Raises Safety Concerns
April 5, 2022 – Daily Bulletin: Claremont residents raise safety concerns at a recent meeting regarding Jamboree’s proposed new permanent supportive housing complex, Larkin Place...
Stanton City Council Members Crack Down on Homelessness
May 17, 2022 – Voice of OC: Stanton City Council members explore alternative resources and new methods of enforcing anti-camping laws to reduce homelessness…
Orange County Receives More Funding to Convert Motels into Housing for Homeless
March 17, 2022 – Daily Pilot: Jamboree and the County of Orange plan to convert the Riviera Motel in Stanton into permanent affordable housing…
County of Orange Awarded Over $6 Million in Funding for Second Project
March 17, 2022 – OC Breeze: Jamboree and the County of Orange have received over $6 million in funding from the Homekey Project to acquire and convert the Riviera Motel in Stanton into affordable housing...
More Motel Conversion Projects May Help Ease OC’s Housing Crunch
March 7, 2022 – OC Register: Orange County will receive $40 million to convert several hotels into permanent housing for the homeless, including Jamboree’s Stanton Inn & Suites and Tahiti Motel, as part of the state’s Homekey program…
Affordable Housing Project Could Mean New City Hall
February 18, 2022 – OC Register: Awaiting final approval, San Juan Capistrano may get a new City Hall connected to the proposed mixed-use affordable housing...
City Takes Next Steps on Paseo Adelanto Mixed-Use Project
February 16, 2022 – The Capistrano Dispatch: The San Juan Capistrano City Council approves permits for Jamboree’s proposed 49-unit permanent supportive housing complex...
The Temporary City Hall is Poised to Get an Upgrade
February 11, 2022 – Capistrano Dispatch: Jamboree and the City of San Juan Capistrano are discussing plans to build a new city hall and a 50-unit affordable housing complex on the site of the current temporary city hall...
Affordable Housing Development Park Avenue Set to Open in 15 Months
February 2, 2022 – Chico Enterprise-Record: Jamboree’s Park Avenue Chico affordable housing development is set to open in May 2023…
Claremont Approves $1.5 Million for 33-Unit Housing Project
February 3, 2022 – Daily Bulletin: The City of Claremont approves a $1.5 million payment to Jamboree for 33-units of permanent supportive housing…
Chico Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing Units
February 1, 2022 – KCRC ABC 7: Jamboree and the City of Chico break ground on a 59-unit affordable housing complex for families, seniors, and those with special needs…
Another Great Moment in History: NAHB Multifamily Pillar’s Awards
January 31, 2022 – Yield Pro: Jamboree’s Heroes Landing property won Best Affordable Housing Development in the NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards…
Jamboree Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing Complex in Chico
January 31, 2022 – Action News Now: Jamboree Housing Corporation breaks ground on a new affordable housing development in Chico, CA…
Mixed-Use Project Proposed in West Sacramento
January 9, 2022 – SF YIMBY: Jamboree and the West Sacramento Housing Development Corporation proposed a mixed-use affordable housing project...
Orange County Eyes Another $34 Million for Homeless Housing
December 15, 2021 – Voice of OC: Orange County officials in support of securing Project Homekey funds to convert three more motels for permanent housing…
60-Unit Housing Complex Opens in Fontana
December 14, 2021 – The Sun: Jamboree’s Sierra Fountains, a 60-unit housing complex in Fontana, offers affordable housing for families…
Homekey Program: Revitalize Old Motels for Unhoused Californians

October 4, 2021 – KCRW: California’s Homekey program is helping cities across the state transform unused properties into housing as a solution to homelessness…

Hotel to be Converted into Shelter
August 31, 2021 – Sacramento Observer: Jamboree and the city of Sacramento have announced plans to convert a Staybridge Suites hotel into permanent housing for women, children, and families…
Anaheim’s First Motel-Turned-Permanent-Housing-Project Opens
August 24, 2021 – OC Register: Jamboree opens Buena Esperanza Apartments, Anaheim’s first housing project converted from a motel…
North Natomas Motel to be Used in City’s Homeless Housing Project
August 11, 2021 – CBS Sacramento 13: Jamboree Housing Corporation and the City of Sacramento are planning to convert a North Natomas motel into housing for the homeless...
Jamboree Builds a Home for Heroes
July 20, 2021 – Affordable Housing Finance: Jamboree opens Heroes Landing, California’s largest permanent supportive housing development for veterans…
Jamboree Begins Construction on Permanent Supportive Housing in Buena Park
May 27, 2021 – Multifamily Biz: Jamboree has begun construction on a 57-unit permanent supportive housing complex in Buena Park, CA...
Will Locals Lose the Chance to Create a Central OC Park?
May 26, 2021 – Voice of OC: Garden Grove officials are deciding what to do with the 102-acre Willowick Golf Course amid bids for community space and affordable housing...
OC Eyes Massive Conversion of Motels into Supportive Housing
May 26, 2021 – Voice of OC: Orange County hopes to secure new funds from Project Homekey to convert more hotels into permanent supportive housing...
419-Unit Senior Affordable Housing Completed in Santa Ana
May 20, 2021 – Urbanize LA: Jamboree has completed Metro East Senior Park, one of Southern CA’s largest affordable housing developments...
Affordable Housing’s Leading Women
April 5, 2021 – Affordable Housing Finance: Laura Archuleta, CEO of Jamboree, is one of the leading women in the affordable housing industry...
Sac, West Sac Paid Millions Over Value for Two Motels
April 1, 2021 – Sacramento Business Journal: Sacramento and West Sacramento paid millions over value for two motels to renovate under the Homekey program...
Jamboree Begins Construction on San Diego Development
March 24, 2021 – Affordable Housing Finance: Jamboree Housing Corporation has begun a 65-unit supportive housing development in San Ysidro...
The Unhoused Find Shelter at Hillview Court in Milpitas
March 2, 2021 – Milpitas Beat: Jamboree’s Hillview Court Apartments in Milpitas, CA provides 134 apartments and onsite supportive services for homeless people...
Santee Striving to Build Image of Unity, Inclusivity
January 13, 2021 – ABC 10 News: Members of the Santee Collaborative strive to revise the city’s image by promoting a message of unity and inclusivity...