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.

recent publications

The Local Impacts of the California Housing Market's Failure to Meet the Needs of Low-Income Renters

New county housing need reports describe the local shortfalls in homes affordable to low income households and the disinvestment in affordable housing at the federal, state, and local levels. The reports offer state and local policy recommendations to counteract the crisis of affordability.

Alameda County

Fresno County

Los Angeles County

Orange County

Sacramento County

San Diego County

San Francisco County

San Mateo County

Santa Clara County


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.


new research shows ghg reduction power of affordable tod

Housing Need ReportWhy Creating and Preserving Affordable Homes Near Transit is a Highly Effective Climate Protection Strategy

A new report highlights the GHG reduction power of building affordable homes near transit. Click HERE to read the Executive Summary, or HERE for the full report.


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


What Does it Really Cost to Live in San Francisco?

CityLab, August 26, 2014

Surprise, Surprise: SF Falling Far Short on Affordable Housing for Low-Income Residents, August 25, 2014

New Report Highlights SF Shortfall in Below-Market-Rate Housing

SF Examiner, August 25, 2014


Click here to read more CHPC in the News.


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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