Development Services Overview

"We have great confidence not only in their ability to develop and build, but to manage the development to the true goals of the project. They have a real sense of why affordable housing is critical to the community. It involves much more than getting lumber, and roofing materials, but rather having a clear mission to foster economic and cultural diversity that affordable housing allows."            - Tom Peters, President and CEO, Marin Community Foundation

Cochrane Village, Morgan Hill, CA Working throughout California and Hawaii, EAH has developed and acquired over 7,268 units of affordable housing in 92 properties since 1968.  These properties have an estimated aggregate development cost of $1 billion (in current dollars).  Our company-wide commitment to excellence provides inspiration throughout the many years it takes to develop a property. Our highly skilled real estate development team assures that the property is extremely well-designed, and built to be sustainable and financially self-sufficient. Our management team assures a lifetime of care.
A reputation for high quality design
Throughout its history, EAH Housing has developed a reputation for high quality design and well-conceived projects. EAH communities have received numerous architectural awards and commendations from legislators on the federal, state and local level.

The video below features EAH Housing development partners discussing the EAH commitment to excellence in design:

A diverse portfolio—low to high-density properties for older adults, families, students and persons with disabilities
EAH Housing communities range from rural, low-density complexes in Northern California, to the 32-story Kukui Tower in Honolulu. They include homes for older adults, large and small families, persons with disabilities, student housing and affordable home ownership. Groundbreaking for Villages of Moa'e Ku, Honolulu
A national leader in property preservation
EAH Housing is a national leader in preserving properties at risk of conversion to market-rate housing, and leads acquisitions in HUD's Western Region Preservation Program. This improves neighborhoods and helps to guarantee permanent affordability.
An expert at leveraging public and private financing
The EAH real estate development team utilizes a wide variety of federal, state and local financing programs and opportunities for the benefit of the project and its residents. We have decades of experience with a variety of financing instruments and long-standing partnerships and relationships with a multitude of lenders and investors.

"The Big Refund" - The video below describes the partnership between EAH Housing and Alameda County. Upon completing the development of Camellia Place, EAH returned financing to the County:

Building Sustainable Communities
EAH Housing recently launched the Building Sustainable Communities Initiative (BSCI), a company wide effort to "green" the entire EAH portfolio. To date, thirty properties have received green upgrades and the rest of the EAH portfolio will undergo similar renovations in the coming years.
Please contact EAH Housing for a visit to any of our exemplary affordable communities.