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Third Annual Good Eats & Treats Event on October 2 Supports Housing Trust Silicon Valley

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Trust Silicon Valley (HTSV) celebrates the Silicon Valley community with the third annual "Silicon Valley Good Eats & Treats" event October 2, 2013 in downtown San Jose.

"Good Eats & Treats" brings together Silicon Valley chefs, local breweries and wineries, live music and more for a fun evening of food and entertainment. Attendees can also enjoy the Patent Pending art exhibit and can take part in a silent auction.

The October 2 event takes place at Zero1 Garage in downtown San Jose from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $45, or $50 at the door. To buy your tickets now: http://2013htgoodeats.eventbrite.com

Event sponsors include Wells Fargo, Bank of America, The Core Companies, Silicon Valley Bank, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, California Apartment Association, Heritage Commerce Corp, Silicon Valley Business Journal and more.

Ticket sales will support the affordable housing programs of HTSV, which include three core program areas focused on first-time homebuyer loans, multifamily loans and the Finally Home Grant Program for homeless assistance.

"We are thrilled to be presenting this third annual event to shine a spotlight on making Silicon Valley a more affordable place to live," says Kevin Zwick, CEO of HTSV. "'Good Eats' not only brings together the community to network and have some fun, but it also strengthens our dedication to increasing homeownership and increasing the supply of rental and permanent housing."

Visit HTSV's Facebook page for the latest "Good Eats" event news and to RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/HousingTrustSV/events

About Housing Trust Silicon Valley

Housing Trust Silicon Valley (HTSV) is among the largest housing trusts in the nation financing housing and assisting first-time homebuyers. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), HTSV is nationally recognized for providing the resources and leadership needed to make housing more affordable for those who want to live in Silicon Valley. Since 2001, HTSV has invested more than $75 million and leveraged more than $1.88 billion to create more than 9,953 housing opportunities. Of those served, 83% had household incomes below 86% of the Area Medium Income (AMI).

CONTACT: For further information: Jill Kipnis, AMF Media Group 925-790-2635, jill@amfmediagroup.com

Source: Housing Trust Silicon Valley