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Crestview construction begins, converting a now-closed hotel into affordable housing in Mountain View

Original post made on Sep 1, 2023

To the backdrop of active construction, officials convened at The Crestview Hotel on Wednesday to celebrate the start of a year-long refurbishment that will convert the former hotel into permanent affordable and supportive housing.

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Sep 1, 2023 at 2:05 pm

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The $9M that the city kicked in would buy a lot of bus tickets for homeless people to return to their families elsewhere.

Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 6, 2023 at 2:26 pm

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The school-aged children in this complex will be in an area assigned to Imai Elementary, one of the highest scoring (and wealthiest high-resourced family) schools in the MVWSD. Academic peer reviewed research on the demographic component of school academic success, shows a rather high correlation with this 'mixing' helping poor family students do 'better than expected' from the average.
The Stanford U PR release on this research:
Web Link

Posted by Jessica Chau
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 10, 2023 at 3:23 pm

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Can Chinese seniors also procure Section 8 vouchers to reside at Crestview? I am hoping that MV Senior Center will provide additional application information.

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