Past Renovations


Covenant House

BluSky, Equity Residential and HIF team up for Covenant House Renovation Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit youth shelter that provides sanctuary and support for youth experiencing homelessness, ages 18-24. Because of the support of HIF’s amazing Corporate Champions and HIF Board Companies BluSky Restoration Contractors and Equity Residential, we were able to renovate [...]

Caminar: Outdoor Garden

“Because of HIF, clients who are recovering from a mental health crisis will have a beautifully updated outdoor space to use as they heal. The safe and serene garden and reflection area will benefit our clients as they work to decrease their symptoms, improve their health, and return to their daily lives and community.” - [...]

Spring Street Shelter/Mental Health Association of San Mateo County

The Mental Health Association of San Mateo County (MHA), a nonprofit organization, enriches quality of life, restores dignity, and reduces homelessness, particularly for those affected by mental illness and HIV/AIDS. MHA strengthens hope by providing shelter, support and opportunities for socialization. HIF board members and corporate Champions Windy Hill Property Ventures and IBI, Inc. led [...]

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County – Domestic Violence Shelter

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County provides safety net services for families and individuals who are often suffering, forgotten and deprived – the working poor, the homeless, victims of domestic violence, the incarcerated and all people living on the margins. HIF board member and Corporate Champion Prometheus led this project [...]

Valley Village

Valley Village is a non-profit retirement community that provides modestly priced and well established housing with a variety of services for seniors struggling to afford housing in the Bay Area. Corporate Champion AvalonBay Communities led this renovation with strong support from Kelly Moore Paints, BTaylor Painting, C & K Painting, Brook Furniture Rental, Pro-Floors and [...]

New Light at Daybreak

Teenage years are hard enough for anybody – now imagine living through these years on the streets. For ten youth at a time, ages 16 to 21, StarVista’s Daybreak house offers a roof over their head, supportive services, and independent living skills training. Unfortunately, the Daybreak house had some issues, and HIF wanted to help ensure […]

The Salvation Army

30 year-old building gets much deserved makeover The Salvation Army offers a lifeline to adults who have lost the ability to cope with their problems and provide for themselves, and want to get back on their feet. Rehabilitation Centers provide residential housing, work, and therapy, in a safe, clean environment. The center in San Jose has […]

StarVista Your House South

Homelessness looks different for youth. It may mean a child sneaking through a friend’s window so he or she has a floor to sleep on that night.  Did you know that there are over 700 homeless youth in our community every single night? Thanks to StarVista, up to six of these 700 children have a […]

LifeMoves Julian Street Inn

Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness For the 1,000 homeless individuals housed each night, including families, men and women, children, and veterans, LifeMoves provides so much more than just temporary shelter.  LifeMoves’ programs combat homelessness today—and tomorrow—by teaching comprehensive life skills that help individuals struggling with homelessness achieve long-term self-sufficiency. Julian Street Inn, one of LifeMoves’ shelters, […]

The Parisi House on the Hill Renovation

The Parisi House on the Hill (Parisi House) is Santa Clara County’s first mother-and-child residential alcohol and drug treatment facility, allowing mothers to focus on their six-month treatment program without the emotional distraction caused when separated from their child. Parisi House provides living facilities for 20 mothers and 22 children (up to age 5) who […]