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1968 - MHA opens the first halfway house in San Mateo County for people returning from state hospitals.
1993 - MHA opens two single-family homes to provide permanent housing for people moving from transitional or emergency shelter.
1994 - MHA opens the Housing and Client Assistance program for people with HIV/AIDS.
1995 - MHA purchases a four-plex in Redwood City and, with Caminar, opens the Young Adult Independent Living (YAIL) program.
1996 - MHA establishes a Community Rehabilitation and Independent Skills (CHRIS) program hiring Occupational Therapists and creates the position of Community Friends.
1997 - MHA begin the Support and Advocacy Program for Young Adults in Transition (SAYAT).
1998 - MHA opens a five-unit apartment building in Burlingame and also begins to provide support services for the 56 residents of the St. Matthew Residential Hotel in downtown San Mateo.
1999 - MHA opens a duplex with eight individual rooms and a four unit, two-bedroom apartment building. MHA collaborates on the program with Caminar, another nonprofit.
2001 - MHA completes construction of its new office at the Spring Street site.
2005 - MHA receives a $500,000 forgivable loan from the State of California for remodeling of its Shelter site.
2006 - Belmont Apartments Open
2012 - Cedar Street Apartments open