Oakland Housing Authority Remembers First HOPE VI

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"We look for partners like BRIDGE who bring not just the financial resources and wherewithal to help us achieve our mission, but understand and respect the communities we're going into."

View the video above to hear from Eric Johnson, Executive Director of the Oakland Housing Authority, who describes the agency's 15+ year partnership with BRIDGE. That partnership started with the city's first HOPE VI site at Westwood Gardens, now called Mandela Gateway. 

"BRIDGE doesn't walk away from a community," he says. "When BRIDGE is there, they're there for the long haul. That makes them dramatically different from the majority of developers that operate in California."




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