Category: Partnership News

New Data Underscores California’s Failure to Meet Low-Income Housing Production Goals – Dashboard Series #3

Post updated on 9/24/2020 at 1:10 pm The California Housing Partnership recently updated the Housing Needs Dashboard to include the most current data on how well California’s cities and counties are meeting their regional housing goals for different income groups. This new data reveals not only that nearly every city and county in California is failing to meet its production goals for Read More


New Updates to California’s Affordable Rental Housing Benefits Map

The Affordable Rental Housing Benefits Map (chpc.net/benefitsmap) provides policymakers, housing providers, advocates and elected officials with the data and visual tools to communicate the positive impacts of affordable housing in California. The California Housing Partnership is excited to announce the following updates to the Benefits Map as of September 1, 2020:   1 | Map layers. The new 2020 TCAC/HCD Opportunity Map to affirmatively further Read More


Join the Partnership at this Year’s Fall Conferences!

We miss seeing your friendly faces! The pandemic has made personal connections more difficult this year, so we hope you will be able to join us at these conference sessions our team is presenting this Fall.  August: Housing California – 8/31 to 9/4 Impact of the Presidential Elections on Federal Housing Policy Monday, August 31, 2020 and after (on-demand) MODERATOR: Read More


GREEN Webinar: Clean Energy Resources For COVID-19 Response, Bay Area

Join us next Thursday for this upcoming sustainable housing webinar with ELPN, “Clean Energy Resources for COVID-19 Response.” Given the economic impact of the pandemic, the need to reduce operating costs and tenants’ bills is more urgent than ever. This webinar will provide a high-level overview of California and Bay Area specific policies and programs focused on building decarbonization for existing Read More


Racial Disparities in Housing Security from COVID-19 Economic Fallout

Racial disparities in access to safe, stable, and affordable housing were present long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit California. People of color are more likely to experience  housing cost burdens, homelessness, and housing instability in the state and are less likely to own homes and acquire wealth, due in large part to California’s long history of discrimination in public and private housing markets, structural racism, and government-sponsored segregation. Recent Read More


Webinar: Lenders and Investors Respond to COVID-19 Impact, Part II, August 18th

Join the California Housing Partnership on Tuesday, August 18 from 3:00-4:30 pm for Part II of the conversation we began in April about the challenges that nonprofit developers of multifamily affordable housing face in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This timely discussion with investors, lenders, and nonprofit developers will delve into how the field is adapting to a changing Read More


Bay Area Rents Drop But Are Still Too High – Dashboard Series #1

In this California Housing Needs Dashboard blog series, members of the Partnership’s research team highlight key indicators accessible in our new online data tool. The Dashboard provides key affordable housing statistics and housing market metrics for all 58 counties of California. WHO CAN AFFORD TO RENT With the impact of the coronavirus pandemic stretching on, our first spotlight is on Read More


Time Off this Friday to Honor Juneteenth

In light of evolving current events, our organization is encouraging staff who can to take all or at least part of this Friday off to commemorate Juneteenth. We have invited staff to use this time to reflect, advocate, grieve, or whatever feels most important in the wake of George Floyd and now Rayshard Brooks’ deaths, and the large upheaval happening during this Read More


New Online Dashboard from the California Housing Partnership Visualizes California’s Housing Needs

The California Housing Partnership is excited to announce the launch of a new Housing Needs Dashboard, an interactive online affordable housing data portal. The Partnership designed the dashboard as a tool through which policymakers, planners, affordable housing providers, and advocates can access key California housing metrics and track indicators over time at both the state and county level.    “We hope the Read More


Black Lives Matter

Dear friends and colleagues,  The staff and board of the California Housing Partnership are heartsick at the pervasive and systemic injustices that George Floyd’s murder, and those of the many other Black and Brown people before him, has laid bare in our society. We know well from the work we do in the housing sector that our laws and financial Read More