Category: Partnership News

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, Evelyn Stivers, Christina Gotuaco,  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: California Housing Partnership Affordable Needs Assessment for Los Angeles County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Media Contacts: Arianna Jukes, (310-903-0730) Alan Greenlee, (818-516-0680) Christina Gotuaco, (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

CalHFA’s Mixed-Income Program (MIP): Outcomes Analysis, Rounds 1-3

By the California Housing Partnership The California Housing Partnership recently analyzed data from the first three years of program awards of CalHFA’s Mixed Income Program (MIP) to assess its impact to date and compare it with other longstanding affordable housing finance programs on such factors as development type and location, levels of affordability, and costs.   MIP was created by Read More

Register Today! You’re Invited to the Partnership’s Solar 101 Institute

Hosted by the California Housing Partnership The Solar 101 Institute will consist of two 2-hour sessions covering installation logistics and the financing of solar photovoltaics (PV) on multifamily affordable apartment buildings, using available multifamily solar PV resources.    Part I – Introduction to Solar PV for Multifamily Affordable Properties Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PT (Event details) Read More

How is California meeting the needs of low-income renters?

CALIFORNIA AFFORDABLE HOUSING NEEDS | 2022 REPORT   CALIFORNIA, March 30, 2022 — State leaders are making an effort to increase the resources supporting California’s lowest income renters, committing significantly more funding just in the past two years to combat homelessness and displacement. Our state’s housing affordability challenges, decades in the making, will be improved by these and sustained long-term Read More

How Many Affordable Homes are At Risk of Conversion in California?

The current California affordable housing crisis will only worsen if nothing more is done to protect the thousands of subsidized affordable rental homes at risk of market rate conversion. According to the Affordable Homes At Risk | 2022 Report by the California Housing Partnership, 20,792 subsidized affordable rental homes have already been lost through conversion to market rate units and 7,053 more are at Read More

Statement on Governor Newsom’s Budget 1/10/2022

“We applaud Governor Newsom’s proposal to make new short-term investments that will help California communities reduce the negative impacts of the homeless and housing crises. But the roughly $2 billion in proposed new investments in preserving and expanding the supply of affordable and sustainable homes spread over the next two years falls far short of the $17.9 billion a year that California’s Roadmap Read More

Reaching Decarbonization Goals through the Electrification of Affordable Housing

In order to meet climate goals set by the state, cities across California have passed, or are considering efforts to pass, new local building energy codes aimed at decarbonizing new and existing buildings. These will have significant implications for the state’s multifamily affordable housing stock. State agencies such as the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Energy Commission Read More

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: A Path Forward for California’s Housing Agencies

Addressing Segregation and Unequal Access to Opportunity in California with Affordable Housing Investments: A Path Forward for a Comprehensive Approach   State housing funding agencies recently implemented program changes to prioritize addressing residential segregation and its harmful effects, specifically through the creation of affordable housing in opportunity-rich neighborhoods.   A new policy brief from Dan Rinzler of the California Housing Partnership and José Read More