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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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Roger Kinoshita Joins Jamboree Housing Corporation as Business Development Director

September 30, 2014 – Roger S. Kinoshita hired to advance the company’s business development program...

George Searcy Joins Jamboree Housing Corporation as Vice President

September 29, 2014 - George F. Searcy hired as Vice President of Resident Services Group to oversee extensive programming...

Jamboree Energy Efficiency Efforts Lower Property Operating Expenses, Raises LEED Certification Bar

August 18, 2014 – Energy efficient design and advanced construction techniques in newer developments reduce utility costs...

Welton Smith Joins Jamboree Housing Corporation as Vice President of Housing Development

August 5, 2014 – Welton R. Smith hired as Vice President of Housing Development to oversee operations including land acquisition, entitlement, planning and design,and construction...

Well-known Real Estate Strategis Richard Gollis Joins Jamboree Advisory Board

July 8, 2014 – Richard M. Gollis, a co-founder and principal of The Concord Group, has joined the advisory board...

Jamboree's Groundbreaking Kicks off Development of El Monte Gateway in California

March 17, 2014 – The first phase of transit-oriented urban community that encompasses the 14-acre El Monte Gateway...

Jamboree Completes Second Phase of Doria Apartment Homes in Irvine's Stonegate Community

February 19, 2014 – Grand opening of the second phase of Doria Apartment Homes in Irvine...

Jamboree President Optimistic About Company's Prospects for Affordable Developments

February 3, 2014 – In the wake of the loss of redevelopment funding, Laura Archuleta remains enthusiastic about the outlook for her company...

Jamboree Completes Birch Hills Apartment Homes Brea, CA Newest Workforce Housing Community

November 1, 2013 – The completion of Birch Hills Apartment Homes translates into substantial economic value for the City of Brea...

Jamboree Completes Pioneering Park Landing Workforce Apartments in Buena Park

October 10, 2013 – A multifamily property in Buena Park, CA, that features a 20,000 square-foot green roof...

American Planning Association Orange County Section Honors Jamboree's Birch Hills Apartment Homes

June 17, 2013 – Birch Hills emphasizes the city’s energy conservation program, “Green Life, Green Brea,”...

Jamboree Breaks Ground on its Second Rental Property in Collaboration With ICLT

February 21, 2013 – The completion of Doria Phase II is a strategic next step in realizing the land trust’s goal...

Jamboree Launches Quality Design Company, Inc., a First Step in Company's Long-term Diversification

February 6, 2013 – Quality Design Company, Inc., provides in-house expertise to vendors involved in Jamboree’s developments...

Jamboree Begins Development of Birch Hills Apartment Homes, The Newest Workforce Housing Community

October 15, 2012 – Jamboree Housing Corporation has begun development of Birch Hills Apartment Homes...

Jamboree Retains Top Corporate Strategist To Identify New Business Opportunities

October 9, 2012 – Rebecca Clark to assist the company in identifying and assessing new business opportunities...

Jamboree’s Collage Apartments Improve Long Beach Neighborhood

October 2, 2012 – Jamboree redevelops previously blighted and crime-infested apartment buildings into Collage Apartments – attractive affordable housing for working families...

Newly Renovated Hotel Berry Reopens

September 25, 2012 – Hotel Berry is a perfect example of public/private partnerships working together...

Two of Jamboree's Newest Developments Receive Final LEED Certification

August 6, 2012 – Jamboree's newest affordable, multifamily developments have received Platinum and Gold LEED certifications, underscoring the company’s commitment to build sustainable housing...

Jamboree’s Newly Completed Courier Place Apartment Homes Recognized by Claremont

May 9, 2012 – Multigenerational pr​oject blazes new “green” trail with transit-oriented location and designed to be LEED Platinum...

Jamboree Breaks Ground On Park Landing Workforce Apartment Homes In Buena Park, CA

April 4, 2012 – OC’s First Residential Property with Green Roof...

Green Roof Brings Green Space to Affordable Housing Project

March 3, 2012 – The First “New Block™” Development, Park Landing Apartment Homes in Buena Park, Calif. will Feature LiveRoof® for its Green Roof...

Jamboree Housing Corporation Opens New Workforce Housing Community in City of Brea, CA

February 8, 2012 – Jamboree Housing Corporation announces the grand opening of Bonterra Apartment Homes...

Jamboree Housing Corporation Among First To Receive Wells Fargo Welcome Home Grant

January 31, 2012 – Nonprofit affordable housing developer one of only two organizations in Orange County to receive statewide funds...

Jamboree and Partners Announce the Rehabilitation of Pine Crest Apartments

January 3, 2012 – Three severely blighted buildings were purchased and will be rehabilitated to provide affordable housing for local families...

Jam!boree Day Celebrates Thriving Families in SoCal Affordable Communities

October 13, 2011 – More than 500 residents from 28 communities in 13 cities spanning four counties to gather for day of health and fitness for children and seniors

Jamboree Housing Corporation Opens The First Irvine Community Land Trust Rental Development

October 12, 2011 – Doria Apartment Homes Stand out as a “Community of Firsts”

Jam!boree Day Celebrates Thriving Families in NoCal Affordable Communities

October 13, 2011– More than 300 residents from 11 communities in four cities spanning two counties to gather for day of health and fitness for children and seniors

Winemaker Dinner Benefits Homes, Inc. Supportive Housing, Healthy Living For Special Need Resident

September 15, 2011 – 12th Annual HOMES, Inc. Winemaker Dinner and Magnums for Mental Health Wine Auction With Monterey’s Hahn SLH Estate Winery

Jamboree Completes Renovation of Grove Park Apartments in Buena Clinton Community

August 9, 2011 – Leader in affordable housing helps change trajectory of an Orange County troubled neighborhood

Jamboree Housing Opens Ceres Way, Its Sixth Workforce Housing Community In Fontana, CA

May 26, 2011 – New community brings further revitalization to Ceres Avenue...

Jamboree Reopens Emerald Cove, its Newest Affordable Housing for Active Seniors in Huntington Beach

April 13, 2011 – Partnership with city’s redevelopment agency fosters long-term commitment to aging residents

Jamboree to Restore Historic Hotel Berry For Downtown Sacramento Revitalization

March 11, 2011 – The Studios at Hotel Berry to bring transit-oriented, affordable supportive housing to downtown residents...

Jamboree Raises Funds And Awareness In Orange County’s Launch Of Ten-Year Plan To End Homelessness

March 11, 2011– LGPA veteran with bipolar disorder crafts glass-blown trophy sculptures for 16th annual event

Jamboree Awarded National Grant For Special Needs Services

March 4, 2011 – Corporation for supportive housing grant to boost nonprofit’s mental health services and enhance national efforts aimed at ending homelessness...

Jamboree Breaks Ground on The Irvine Community Land Trust’s First Rental Property

February 10, 2011 – Doria Apartment Homes to integrate working families with special needs

Jamboree Breaks Ground On Courier Place Apartment Homes In Claremont, CA

December 3, 2010 – Developer’s first Claremont development: Affordable, intergenerational, LEED certified and transit-oriented...

Jamboree to Break Ground On New Workforce Housing Neighborhood In City Of Brea, CA

November 19, 2010 – Green, quality design underscores city’s commitment to community values...

Jamboree To Open Greenleaf In Anaheim, Its Newest Affordable Housing Community For Working Families

November 1, 2010 – “Greenleaf is a great example of an infill project that complements the surrounding neighborhoods"...

Susan M. Ansel, Jared Miller, Alliance Residential Win Big at the 2010 Multifamily Executive Awards

October 13, 2010 – Diamond Apartment Homes win at the Multifamily Executive Awards...

Jamboree Housing Corporation Adds H.O.M.E.S., INC. to its Growing Family of Companies

September 20, 2010 – Two nonprofits come together to increase capacity for more supportive housing...

Jamboree Promotes Marcy Torres To Executive Vice President & CFO

August 10, 2010 – Torres will continue to manage the company’s finance department and will now also oversee its extensive property portfolio...

Jamboree Wins City of Buena Park Approval for New Affordable Community on Vacant Urban Infill Site

July 21, 2010 – This new affordable community is the result of a very active and productive public/private partnership...

Jamboree’s Arbor at Woodbury Earns Affordable Housing Award as Project of The Year

April 26, 2010 – The Arbor is Jamboree’s sixth community for working families in Irvine, bringing the total number of affordable homes developed by Jamboree in the city to 800 homes...

Jamboree Singled out by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 2010 Energy Star Award

April 12, 2010 – The only affordable housing developer in California to be recognized...

Jamboree Housing Adds Three New Members to its Board of Directors

April 5, 2010 – Ray Silver, a government consultant, Richard Lamprecht, principal of REL Property Consulting and Cesar Covarrubias, executive director of The Kennedy Commission...

Jamboree President Laura Archuleta Honored by Neighborhood Housing Services of Orange County

March 29, 2010 – Archuleta was presented “Good Neighbor Award” for company’s commitment to building and managing quality affordable housing...

Jamboree Launches 20th Year with 90 New Homes for Working Families in America’s Safest City

February 18, 2010 – Entire City Loan Repaid by Developer at Property’s Opening

Jamboree Day Celebrates Thriving Families in Affordable Communities 2009

August 22, 2009 – Hundreds gathering for day of children and youth fitness from 15 affordable housing communities spanning four SoCal counties

New Property an Innovative, Cost-Effective Solution in Fight to Help end Long-term Homelessness

April 22, 2009 – Jamboree Housing Corporation, H.O.M.E.S., Inc. and City of Anaheim open affordable and permanent supportive housing with onsite services...

Jamboree Among Finalists in National Multifamily Housing Industry Award Competition

March 30, 2009 – The annual Pillars of the Industry Awards considered among the most prestigious in the housing industry...
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