SAN FRANCISCO – Meriwest CU won a $160,000 affordable housing grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco that will go to build a Habitat for Humanity home in Walnut Creek.

Meriwest was the only one of 34 projects awarded by the FHLB to a credit union this round.

The San Francisco Bank awarded a total of $16.5 million to 20 different members that will help build or renovate 1,573 units for lower-income individuals and families in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho and Illinois.


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