Jamboree Housing Corporation

Press Releases on Community Development

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Interview with Buena Park's city manager at Jamboree's Clark Commons ground breaking

Jamboree is proactive in sharing our mission, work and impact. We know that all our passion, commitment, hard work, and expertise must result in high-quality affordable housing and services for our residents that change lives and improve neighborhoods.

Read our press releases for the three most recent years to learn more about how Jamboree brings about lasting change for workforce families, those formerly homeless, seniors, people with special needs and entire communities.

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Jamboree Expands Executive Leadership Team, Hires Jim Francis as CFO

August 6, 2020: Jamboree announced today that Jim Francis, a leader in the finance and banking industry, has been hired as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and will provide executive oversight of and strategic leadership to Jamboree’s $3.2+ billion asset portfolio.

Jamboree Begins on First Supportive Development Under Anaheim’s Motel Conversion Ordinance

May 20, 2020: Jamboree and the City of Anaheim announced today that construction has begun on its 2691 W. La Palma Conversion, the City of Anaheim’s first conversion to supportive housing under the city’s new motel conversion ordinance.

Jamboree Begins Construction on Capstone Development Changing Trajectory of Neighborhood in Anaheim

April 22, 2020: Jamboree and the City of Anaheim announced today that construction has begun on Manchester-Orangewood, the eighth affordable housing development the nonprofit affordable housing developer has built in the City of Anaheim.

Jamboree Breaks Ground on Seventh Affordable Housing Development with City of Fontana

January 29, 2020: Jamboree breaks ground on Sierra Avenue - the seventh development with the City of Fontana and the first property in 2020 - that will transform a blighted lot into affordable housing for 60 working families.

Jamboree Continues Expansion With Addition of Elizabeth Tracey As VP of Business Development

New Position Focuses on Increasing Jamboree’s Affordable Housing Development Reach Across California.

WISEPlace Women’s Shelter And Jamboree Launch Expanded Shared Vision to Build Supportive Housing

OC’s First Refuge for Unaccompanied Women in Transition Expands on Embrace Campaign to leverage $21 million in Early Corporate and Community Support

Jamboree Hires Jeree Glasser-Hedrick As Its First Northern California Vice President

Jamboree hires Jeree Glasser-Hedrick as its first Northern California Vice President. The new position focuses on expansion of NoCal operations in response to growing development activity.

Jamboree Opens Compass Rose, It’s First Affordable Apartment Community in Fullerton, CA

Compass Rose is 46 apartments across five scattered sites unified by a central expansive community center as the development’s focal point. Jamboree and the City of Fullerton bring more affordable housing and supportive services to Richman Park.

Jamboree to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Diamond Apartment Homes

February 7, 2019: California's First Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)-Funded Housing Development

Jamboree to Break Ground on Largest Veterans Housing Community in Orange County, CA

January 6, 2019: Jamboree to break ground on Permanent Supportive Housing development that furthers County plan to build 2,700 units of supportive housing

Jamboree Receives $500,000 Grant For New Veterans Affordable Housing in Santa Ana, CA

September 27, 2018: Grant marks launch of The Home Depot Foundation’s Veterans Housing Program’s 8th Annual Celebration of Service season with funds to support construction of 76 affordable, permanent supportive housing apartments for homeless and low-income veterans...

Jamboree Names Two New Board Members

July 13, 2018: Leading Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developer Elects UC Irvine Professor/Center Director and Natural Resource Protection Law Attorney to Board...

Jamboree to Break Ground on Its First Development in Fullerton, CA

May 01, 2018: Newest affordable housing development continues City’s 10-year plan to eliminate blight and overcrowding...

Groundbreaking Orange County, CA Homelessness Study Now Available

November 20, 2017 - Homelessness in Orange County: The Costs to our Community, is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and groundbreaking cost studies on homelessness...

Jamboree Hires Tyson Jacobsen as VP of Construction

November 14, 2017 - Long-time Consultant, Multifamily Housing Industry Leader Joins Jamboree to Head Up Construction Operations...

Bank of America Awards $282,500 in Economic Mobility Grants to Enhance Community Revitalization

October 9, 2017 - Bank of America’s $40,000 grant to Jamboree helps expand our strategy for assessing community impact with more focused tools that measure goals and outcomes for our programs and services...

USGBC Announces LEED Homes Award Winners

September 12, 2017 – Annual recognition highlights projects, developers and builders leading the residential market in sustainable development...

Jamboree Joins Garden Grove United Methodist Church and City of Garden Grove to Open Wesley Village

August 10, 2017 – Multigenerational Community Campus Built on Vacant Church Land Underscores Creative Thinking for Development of Affordable Housing...

Grand Opening of West Gateway Place

May 19, 2017 – Property Is One Of First Affordable, Transit Oriented Developments (TOD) In California to Receive Cap-And-Trade Funding...

Jamboree Awarded 75 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (Vash) Project-Based Vouchers

April 20, 2017 – Jamboree Also Awarded 25 VASH Vouchers by City of Sacramento for the Nonprofit’s Studios at Hotel Berry...
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