California Housing Partnership Corporation

California’s Experts on Affordable Housing Finance, Advocacy and Policy

California’s Experts on Affordable Housing Finance, Advocacy and Policy

The California Housing Partnership Corporation is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping government and nonprofit housing agencies preserve and expand the supply of affordable homes for lower-income households throughout California. Since its incorporation in 1988, CHPC has helped its partners to create and preserve more than 20,000 affordable homes in California and provided training and technical assistance to more than 10,000 individuals.

CHPC's GREEN Initiative

The California Housing Partnership is leading the discussion on how to better incorporate energy efficiency in multifamily affordable rental housing. Click here to learn more about the Green Rental Home Energy Efficiency Network (G.R.E.E.N)


recent publications

Housing Need Report

How California's Housing Market is Failing to Meet the Needs of Low-Income Families
An analysis of the enormous shortfall of homes affordable to low-income families in California, the impact of state and federal disinvestment in affordable housing in recent years, and recommendations for policy makers.


City Gardens

Greening City Gardens
A case study in the effectiveness of a coordinated approach to accessing utility incentives for energy efficiency retrofits in multifamily affordable housing in California.


TOD White Paper

Why Cap-and-Trade Auction Proceeds Should Fund Affordable Homes Near Transit
CHPC takes the lead on a white paper addressing the GHG reduction benefits of HCD's Affordable TOD Housing Program


CHPC in the news


Financing Energy Efficiency Retrofits of Multifamily Buildings

San Francisco Federal Reserve, Community Development Investment Review, April 11, 2014

Report: Rising Rents Hurting California's Affordability

Los Angeles Times, Feb 11, 2014

California's Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

Wall Street Journal, Real Time Economics blog
Feb 11, 2014

Governor’s Budget Important First Step in Funding Sustainable Communities
Press Release, Jan 10, 2014

Seniors Get Housing Relief Just in Time
Hi-Desert Star, Oct 22, 2014

Click here to access recent conference presentations given by CHPC staff.


The California Housing Partnership thanks our generous GREEN Affordable Housing Preservation program sponsors!


CHPC 2013 Funders

Find Affordable Housing in your Region

CHPC's mapping tool provides housing advocates with an easy-to-use interface to view federally subsidized affordable housing in their region. Click here to view the map.



California Offices

California map

CHPC has offices throughout California.

  1. Sacramento
  2. San Francisco
  3. Los Angeles


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