Exciting New Clean Energy Programs for Climate Action

You’re invited to our intro webinars in June! The California Housing Partnership is excited to announce the launch of two new clean energy programs that multifamily affordable rental housing providers can use in 2022 to help finance sustainability upgrades during new construction or for existing building retrofits.   **NEW** Building Initiative for Low Emissions Development (BUILD) New construction, major retrofits Read More


The Partnership Welcomes Equity Policy Research Fellows This Summer

  The California Housing Partnership welcomes three fellows this summer as part of our new Equity Policy Research Fellowship program. This fellowship is a 10-12 week intensive training and coaching program for existing undergraduate and graduate students to foster the next generation of housing policy leaders and scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and lower-income backgrounds.   As Equity Read More


Advocates Urge Governor Newsom and Legislature to Fund Critical Anti-Displacement and Affordable Housing Program

For Immediate Release: June 10, 2022 Contact: chpc.net/contact SACRAMENTO, CA – Last week, the California State Legislature released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022–23 legislative budget agreement, in response to Governor Newsom’s budget proposal. Ahead of today’s deadline for passage of the state budget bill, PolicyLink, Enterprise Community Partners, Housing California, Public Advocates, California Housing Partnership, California Community Land Trust Network, Read More


New report raises major equity concerns with state middle-income housing program

A recent study completed by a team of graduate student researchers at the Goldman School of Public Policy raises major doubts about statewide efforts to reduce rent for middle income renters under current middle-income housing programs and raises new equity concerns. California’s middle income housing program has grown substantially in the last three years and currently includes over 12,000 units. Read More


California Can Build 14,000 Shovel-Ready Affordable Homes With $4 Billion Budget Surplus Investment

PRESS RELEASE Enterprise found that without additional funding, 46% of affordable homes in the state’s pipeline will be stalled due to a lack of federal resources SAN FRANCISCO (May 24, 2022) – A new analysis of California’s affordable housing pipeline from housing nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) found that with an investment of just 4 percent of the state’s nearly Read More


New 2022 Affordable Housing Need Reports for California Counties

Announcing new updates to the Partnership’s online Housing Needs Dashboard data tool (chpc.net/housingneeds) and new housing need reports for all 58 California counties   During #AffordableHousingMonth this year, the California Housing Partnership has newly released Affordable Housing Need Reports for all California counties. These reports track the progress of local, regional and state leaders’ initiatives to alleviate the housing instability Read More


Press Release: New Housing Need Report for San Mateo County Highlights Housing Affordability Challenges for Low-Income Families: What Can Local Leaders Do to Help?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Vivian Le, vle@hlcsmc.org Evelyn Stivers, estivers@hlcsmc.org Christina Gotuaco,cgotuaco@chpc.net  New Housing Need Report for San Mateo County Highlights Housing Affordability Challenges for Low-Income Families: What Can Local Leaders Do to Help?  May 2022 (SAN MATEO COUNTY) – New reports released today by the California Housing Partnershipemphasizes our reality today – that increases in the cost of Read More


Press Release: New Housing Need Report Highlights Housing Affordability Challenges for Low-Income Families in the Monterey Bay Region: What Can Local Leaders Do to Help?

May 10, 2022 (MARINA) – Newly released today, the California Housing Partnership’s 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report shows that increases in the cost of living continue to push housing affordability out of reach for many low-income families in the Monterey Bay region.  Key Findings for Santa Cruz County:  In Santa Cruz County, renters need to earn $48.08 per hour — Read More


Press Release: California Housing Partnership Affordable Needs Assessment for Los Angeles County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Media Contacts: Arianna Jukes, ajukes@Scanph.org (310-903-0730) Alan Greenlee, AGreenlee@scanph.org (818-516-0680) Christina Gotuaco, cgotuaco@chpc.net (415-433-6804 x313) New Housing Need Report for Los Angeles County Highlights Read More


Press Release: New Reports on Bay Area Housing Costs Reinforce Advocates’ Calls for Affordable Housing Solutions

For immediate release  Latest Bay Area Housing Data Reinforces Advocates’ Calls for Affordable Housing Solutions, Investments May 10, 2022 (San Francisco Bay Area) – 2/3 of the Bay Area’s extremely low-income households are spending more than half of their earnings to pay rent, according to new data released today by the California Housing Partnership. The findings offer a data-driven presentation Read More