Alameda Affordable Housing Corporation

What is the Alameda Affordable Housing Corporation?

The Alameda Affordable Housing Corporation (AAHC) is a nonprofit public benefit corporation affiliated with the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda(AHA). The corporation was created in 2017 to own and operate affordable properties developed by AHA, its affiliates or partners, or operating properties purchased directly. Specifically, AAHC owns and operates, through third party management, the portfolio of the Housing Authority. As such, AAHC is tasked with the financial, regulatory, and physical upkeep of properties, and the security and well-being of over x,xxx residents through investment, maintenance, and supportive services.

In July of 2021, the Affordable Housing Corporation, with the partnership of the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda, passed and approved resolution 2021-05, establishing and funding the Alameda Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AAHTF). A local Housing Trust Fund (HTF) is a program that secures new funding sources to build affordable housing developments throughout the City of Alameda.

AAHC Board of Directors

AThe Board of Directors is the governing body of AAHC. The current members of AHA’s Board of Commissioners serve as the sole members of the Board of Directors for the Alameda Affordable Housing Corporation. The term of each AAHC Director runs concurrently with their term as an AHA Commissioner. AHA’s Executive Director is the Board Secretary and the AHA’sFinance Director is the Board Treasurer.

Chair

Term Expires on June 30 2023

boardchair@alamedahsg.org

Carly Grob, Chairman, is a Housing Implementation Planner at the City and County of San Francisco Planning Department and is responsible for implementing various housing programs for both affordable and mixed-income developments. Carly works with Department Staff to review development projects against various state and local requirements and acts as the liaison between the Planning Departments and the Mayor’s Office of Housing. She also works on policies and processes related to the retention of existing housing.

Before she was working in Housing, Carly was a Planner in the Northeast Quadrant Team in the Current Planning Division of the Department. In addition to reviewing and processing a range of projects, she was also the point person for the Department’s 1% for Public Art Program and the Transferable Development Rights program, and she coordinated permit referrals from various City agencies. Carly attended both undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Michigan, and she holds a Master of Urban Planning Degree and a Real Estate Development Certificate.

Vice Chair

Term Expires on June 30, 2024

Kenji Tamaoki, Vice Chairman, joined the Board of Commissioners in October 2015. Kenji has worked in the field of real estate development and financing for 24 years. He is currently a Principal with Prudential Mortgage Capital where he specializes in affordable housing loan programs. Kenji also has experience developing affordable and market-rate multifamily apartment properties. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto, and a MBA from the University of British Columbia.

Commissioner

Term Expires on June 30, 2022

Bachir Hadid, joined the Board of Commissioners in July 2018. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California Berkeley in Molecular Cell Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology, and a Master’s Degree from Dominican University of California in Neurobiology. Prior to joining the Board of Commissioners, Bachir served as a Resident Advisory Board member for AHA. Bachir is grateful to AHA and to the City of Alameda for giving him this opportunity to learn and to serve his Alameda community.

Commissioner

Term Expires on June 30th, 2024

Vadim Sidelnikov is a Deputy City Attorney in the City of Hayward where he advises City Council and City Staff on a variety of topics, including affordable housing, rent stabilization, economic development, and others. Vadim has previously worked in Oakland and East Palo Alto, where he handled litigation and served as counsel to the Rent Stabilization Board, respectively. Prior to joining the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners in 2020, Vadim served on the City’s Rent Review Advisory Committee in 2019. Vadim holds a B.A. in International Relations from U.C. Davis and a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law.

Secretary
(510) 747-4320.
Treasurer
(510) 747-4313.

AAHC Board Meeting Information

The regular board meetings are held twice a year, typically in June and November. Most AAHC Board meetings are co-scheduled with the AHA Board of Commissioner meeting times. The agenda for AAHC meetings will be posted a minimum of 72 hours in advance.

Click below for AAHC’s Board Meeting information

Agendas for special meetings may be posted 24 hour in advance. For further information related to the Alameda Affordable Housing Corporation, please contact Jasmine Polar, Executive Assistant:

Jasmine Polar

Executive Assistant

AAHC Board Meeting Archive & Minutes

Archived Board Meeting documents will be shown starting from 2017 Requests for documents not listed in the archive must be in made in writing to Jasmine Polar:

Jasmine Polar

Executive Assistant

ICD & AHA ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
Alameda Affordable Housing Trust Fund

In July of 2021, the Affordable Housing Corporation, with the partnership of the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda, passed and approved resolution 2021-05 establishing and funding the Alameda Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AAHTF). A local Housing Trust Fund (HTF) is a program that secures new funding sources to build affordable housing developments throughout the City of Alameda.

For more information about the AAHTF, please contact:
Sylvia Martinez

Director of Housing Development

more AAHTF resources