Category: Housing Need

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: 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


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


Rents Trend Upward for Older, More Affordable Properties during the Pandemic – Microblog Series

Launching our inaugural microblog! Throughout the year, the Partnership’s Research team will spotlight various key points from our recent research to provide you with extra perspectives on the issues surrounding housing affordability in California and the research and data tools being developed by our team to better understand the challenges + how they can be overcome. As more businesses, schools, Read More


New Key Indicators of Affordable Housing Need

The California Housing Partnership is pleased to announce that based on input from focus groups and users, we have upgraded our interactive online Housing Needs Dashboard — first introduced last year — to include new indicators, data and functionality: 1) Cost Burden by Race and Ethnicity: Housing Need tab Racial disparities in access to a safe, stable, and affordable home Read More


Los Angeles County Makes Progress in Addressing Affordable Housing Needs

The California Housing Partnership is pleased to announce the release of Los Angeles County’s 2021 Affordable Housing Outcomes Report. Significantly, the report finds that Los Angeles County’s investments (including almost $600,000,000 in NOFA awards since 2014) and policies over the past five years have led to a gradually expanding inventory of affordable homes and rental assistance programs in Los Angeles County Read More


56 of California’s 58 Counties Lacked Enough Affordable Homes Even Before the Pandemic

RELEASE: New 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Reports from the California Housing Partnership Every spring, the Partnership publishes Housing Needs Reports assessing the failure of California’s housing markets to meet the needs of low-income families. Highlights from this year’s reports include:   Even before the pandemic, low-income renter households lacked access to an affordable home in 56 of California’s 58 counties. In every one of California’s 58 Read More


Joint Statement on San Diego County Housing Need Report and San Diego Housing Federation Call to Action

The San Diego County Housing Need Report released today underscores that the severe shortage of affordable homes and the crisis of unaffordability facing San Diego residents continues unabated. Even before the pandemic hit, only one in ten of the lowest income households in San Diego could afford their current rent. More than half of very low-income renters spend upwards of Read More


PRESS RELEASE: Housing Costs Put Low-Income Families At Risk of Homelessness, New Report Shows Deficit in Affordable Housing and Funding in the San Joaquin Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Alicia Sebastian, California Coalition for Rural Housing Christina Gotuaco, California Housing Partnership Housing Costs Put Low-Income Families At Risk of Homelessness, New Report Shows Deficit in Affordable Housing and Funding in the San Joaquin Valley May 27, 2021 (San Joaquin Valley, CA) – The California Housing Partnership released today — in collaboration with the California Read More