Program areas at TNDC
Affordable housing/property management: in 2019, tndc provided high quality property management services to 5,800 residents; 3,800 of those residents responded to our annual survey, with 91% rating themselves as "satisfied or "very satisfied" with their building, their unit, and with the helpfulness of their property management staff.
Housing Development: 2019 achievements include: in 2019, we completed construction of the alexander (rehab, 179 apartments for 197 senior and disabled residents with low incomes); 222 taylor (new construction, 113 apartments for 317 family residents with low incomes, including 30 units for formerly homeless families); and avery lane, which includes two buildings that are part of the transbay project (new construction, 150 apartments for 363 family residents, half which have low incomes).
Tenant & community services: social work unit: in 2019, 89% of residents accessed the services provided by tndc's social workers. 98% maintained their housing for a minimum of 12 months. Tndc's Tenderloin after-school program (tasp): tasp provided a free, safe, and supportive program to 235 children (aged 7 to 18) offering academic, recreational, social, and cultural activities. Sixteen teens completed the ten-week college workshop and went on the college tour to chicago. Health & wellness program: in 2019, tndc's gardens produced more than 4,500 pounds of free food which was distributed to the community, and 374,233 pounds of free food were given out at our food pantries. We provided three healthier living (chronic disease management) classes, three tai chi for fall prevention & arthritis classes, one diabetes education empowerment workshop, and five walk with ease workshops.
Community organizing department (co): in 2019, co's workshops and classes aimed at educating and creating community leaders and teaching valuable skills included: leadership academy (in english and chinese), food justice academy, health justice academy, community organizing voter outreach team, making magic, and sro cooking. Altogether, they had 72 resident participants. Our healthy corner store coalition began working in the bayview hunters point and oceanview neighborhoods, and helped convert one new Tenderloin corner store into a healthier retailer.