City of Greenfield

Greenfield Commons

In May of 2021, the Greenfield City Council voted unanimously to approve the 100% affordable development called Greenfield Commons by EAH Housing, which will bring 222 units of farmworker and other affordable housing to our region.

The project will provide 222 units of farmworker and other affordable housing targeting income levels of approximately 40% to 70% of Area Median Income. Greenfield Commons will include community buildings with amenities such as multi-purpose rooms, a fitness space, laundry, and leasing offices for residents. Open space areas are also proposed onsite. The new apartments will meet high environmental standards including energy efficiency, solar PV, low-flow water systems, and drought-tolerant landscaping. The project has also received millions of dollars in government funding commitments, including the Joe Serna Jr. Farmworker Housing Grant.

MBEP endorsed the project in July of 2019 and engaged in an advocacy campaign that included working with City staff, various community organizations, and community members, and educating people on the merits of the project and the great need that such a project addresses. 

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About EAH Housing

EAH Housing is a non-profit corporation founded with the belief that attractive affordable rental housing is the cornerstone to sustainable, living communities.

Established in 1968, EAH Housing has become one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. With a staff of over 600, EAH develops affordable housing, manages over 214 properties in California and Hawai‘i, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.

Starting from grass-roots origins in response to the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., EAH Housing now serves over 25,000 seniors, families, students, people with disabilities, frail elderly and the formerly homeless. Combining award winning design, innovative on-site services and a commitment to people, EAH reflects the distinctive personality of each community.