COVID-19 Response

Resources for California

CALIFORNIA HOUSING PARTNERSHIP
California’s Experts on Affordable Housing Finance, Advocacy & Policy

Research &
Analysis

 

Webinar
Briefings

HOUSING FRAGILITY/RENTER CONFIDENCE BY RACE/ETHNICITY

COVID-19 Housing Fragility by Race/EthnicityHousehold fragility findings from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey being administered weekly to measure experiences and needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, including racial disparities in housing security from the economic fallout: 

ECONOMIC IMPACT ON EXISTING AFFORDABLE DEVELOPMENTS

Break-even analysis modeling the income and rent impacts on existing LIHTC affordable developments from coronavirus loss of employment and income: 
April 22, 2020 Published Data (blog)

 

LENDER/INVESTOR PANEL SERIES 2020

BANKING – Series on the financial and operational impacts of COVID-19 on multifamily affordable housing lending and investing:

  • Part I: April 30 – Overview: Developments in construction, operations and the pipeline 
  • Part II: August 18 – Developments in the pipeline and under construction
  • Part III: November 12 – Post-election outlook for federal tax policy & implications for California’s LIHTC market
  • December 3 – Partner event – COVID-19-related effects on the underwriting process

CLEAN ENERGY SERIES 2020

CLEAN ENERGY – Briefings on geography-specific resources for existing multifamily affordable housing properties to improve resiliency:


Federal Policy Responses

 

State Policy Responses

CALLS FOR COVID-19 RELIEF

The Partnership and other housing advocacy organizations statewide urge our Congressional delegation for bold leadership in service of the thousands of low-income Californians at risk of eviction, displacement or homelessness from the pandemic’s economic fallout.

CONGRESSIONAL UPDATES

Moving Forward Act of 2020 (HR 2) – Housing Provisions:
August 12, 2020 Summary

Bipartisan Congressional Support for Low Income Housing Credit: 
July 31, 2020 Letter

HUD FY2021 Appropriations Bill:
July 7, 2020 Summary

CARES Act FY2020 Formula Grants – California:
June 9, 2020 Data Table

HEROES Act – Emergency Rental Assistance:
May 13, 2020 Summary [NLIHC]

CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Payments – California:
May 11, 2020 Data Table

 

CALLS FOR COVID-19 RELIEF

#KEEPCAHOUSED

Initiative with the California Housing Consortium to support low-income renters at risk of displacement due to the pandemic.

View website: Keep California Housed

PROJECT ROOMKEY TO HOMEKEY

The Partnership is providing technical assistance to support long-term housing solutions for formerly homeless individuals and families who are being moved into hotel rooms and other short-term accommodations for coronavirus emergency response. 

“Keeping California’s Homeless Housed” Memo to the Governor’s Office by Matt Schwartz and Mark Stivers: April 2020 Memo 

Governor’s announcement of Project Homekey: June 2020 Announcement

STATE BUDGET

State Budget May Revision 2020Commentary on the Governor’s State Budget (May Revision) from Matt Schwartz, President and CEO: 
May 15, 2020 Commentary

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

Our advocacy team continues to push for policies and funding at the state level to facilitate the urgent provision of more affordable homes.

View page: Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy

COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020:
September 9, 2020 Summary [HousingNow!]

Related Projects

Roadmap HOME 2030  Housing Needs Dashboard Interactive Data Tool  Affordable Housing Benefits Map Data Tool

 

Additional Resources

Affordable Housing Benefits Map Data Tool      NHC logo        NLIHC logo

From NLIHC: Rental Assistance Database (Google doc)

From the California Department of Real Estate: AB 3088 Eviction Protection Training Materials