2017 Statewide At-Risk Assessment

2017 Statewide At-Risk Assessment

CHPC’s annual statewide risk assessment shows 31,988 affordable homes are at risk of conversion to market rate within the next five years. 


Affordable Homes At-Risk by County

Affordable Homes At-Risk by County

This resource outlines the properties and units at risk of conversion to market rate housing by county as of March 2017. The California Housing Partnership determines the level of risk based on a variety of factors, including who owns the property, how it was financed, etc. 


San Francisco Begins Second Phase of RAD Public Housing Initiative

San Francisco Begins Second Phase of RAD Public Housing Initiative

Friday, October 14, 2016 marked a major milestone in San Francisco’s ambitious plan to revitalize its public housing properties through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. Financing closed on the last of the 14 properties in the second phase of SF RAD on Read More


35,785 Affordable Homes in California At-Risk of Conversion

35,785 Affordable Homes in California At-Risk of Conversion

Each year the California Housing Partnership uses data from our Affordable Housing Preservation Clearinghouse to present an annual summary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) subsidized housing at risk of loss of affordability in California. The following summary is as of April 2016. 


Affordable Housing Outcomes Report Template

Affordable Housing Outcomes Report Template

The California Housing Partnership developed this template in 2016 for the County of Los Angeles. Although this template was designed specifically for the County of Los Angeles, it can be used by other jurisdictions as a starting point for deciding how to allocate funding for affordable housing in their communities. 


Nonprofit Uses Financing Partnerships to Preserve At-Risk Property Despite Competition

Nonprofit Uses Financing Partnerships to Preserve At-Risk Property Despite Competition

Azusa Apartments is an 88-apartment affordable housing development located in Azusa, California, a Los-Angeles area suburb. The property was built in 1971, subsidized by a U.S. HUD Section 236 loan. After the loan reached the end of its 40-year term in 2012, Community HousingWorks stepped in to preserve the development … 


Preserving a Historic Hotel with Innovative Financing and the Partial Transfer of a Section 8 Contract

Preserving a Historic Hotel with Innovative Financing and the Partial Transfer of a Section 8 Contract

In February 2015, Christian Church Homes (CCH) celebrated the grand re-opening of the Lorenz Senior Apartments in Redding, California after a major rehabilitation. A historic hotel that had been converted to senior housing, the Lorenz was in need of structural upgrades and repairs and improvements …


Preservation of Affordable Homes Near Transit Toolkit

Preservation of Affordable Homes Near Transit Toolkit

Preserving affordable rental homes near transit is a critical strategy in addressing the affordable housing crisis in the Bay Area today. Recent analysis indicates a shortfall of 250,000 rental homes affordable to the Bay Area’s very low-income households (those earning less than 50% of the area median income). Loss of Read More


University Avenue Homes: A Critical Resource in Need of TLC

University Avenue Homes: A Critical Resource in Need of TLC

UA Homes is one of many aging SRO properties in California that provide an important affordable housing resource for low‐income people who would otherwise be homeless. However, at nearly 90 years of age and with complicated layers of restrictive financing, UA Homes badly needed a major physical and financial rehabilitation. Read More


Garfield Park Village Pioneers SPRAC for Unassisted Section 202 Properties

Garfield Park Village Pioneers SPRAC for Unassisted Section 202 Properties

Located in Santa Cruz, California, and owned and managed by Christian Church Homes (CCH), Garfield Park Village is an affordable senior apartment complex developed in 1964 with a HUD Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Subsidized Mortgage. In Dec 2013, Garfield Park became one of the first Section 202 Read More