State Needs Report 2023

California Housing Needs Report 2023

The California Housing Partnership annually assesses the needs of California’s low-income renters for the purpose of informing state and local policy leaders. Key findings from this year’s California Affordable Housing Needs Report: California spends twice as much supporting homeowners than renters and only 17% of renter resources are permanent compared to Read More

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California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2022

Half of California’s 6 million renter households are lower income, with more than 1 million extremely low-income renter households. Renters need to earn 2.8 times the state minimum wage to afford average asking rent in California, which increased by 11% since last year. Although California has more than doubled production of new Read More

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California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2021

The findings in this year’s statewide 2021 California Affordable Housing Needs Report from the California Housing Partnership tell a clear story: the pandemic impacts have only worsened an already untenable situation facing low-income California renters, with rising homelessness and cost burdens leading to increased housing fragility and worsening racial inequality. California Read More

California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2020

2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report

Key housing metrics and indicators in the California Housing Partnership’s statewide 2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report underscore why our federal and state leaders must come together to address the housing needs of our lowest income and most vulnerable neighbors who are key pillars to keeping our economy and communities strong. While California Read More

2019 Statewide Housing Need Report

The California Housing Partnership’s 2019 California Affordable Housing Needs Report takes a look at the State’s housing investments and shows that California is still under-investing in affordable housing production and preservation, despite the Legislature’s passage of the 2017 Housing Package. It also highlights that households cannot afford the real costs of Read More

2018 Statewide Housing Need Report

CHPC’s statewide 2018 California Affordable Housing Needs Report takes a look at the correlation between California’s disinvestment in affordable homes and the rise of homelessness statewide. It also highlights inequities in state spending on homeowners vs. renters as well as the ever-growing burden low-income people face under high housing costs.