Fundamentals of Tax Exempt Bonds (Learning Lab)

This event is a Learning Lab on Day 1 of the Housing California 2022 Conference taking place April 4-6, 2022. Tax-exempt bonds are a complex financing tool commonly used by affordable housing developers to build and rehabilitate homes. Recent changes to the bond program have made this resource highly competitive, yet it is still a critical element of many financing Read More


Intro to Affordable Housing Development and Finance (Learning Lab)

This event is a Learning Lab on Day 1 of the Housing California 2022 Conference taking place April 4-6, 2022. Affordable housing project development is a complicated, challenging, long and iterative process. A successful project requires a team of organizations and individuals with specialized expertise from different disciplines and professions, that work closely together during multiple stages. Because development involves Read More


Affordable Homes At Risk: Preservation Challenges and Opportunities

(VIDEO RECORDING: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heNaYvkS7Jo) Each year, thousands of California’s low-income renters are displaced from apartments that were previously affordable to them due to expiring regulatory agreements on government-subsidized affordable homes or conversions of older properties or “naturally-occurring” affordable housing (NOAHs) into market-rate rentals that price out lower income residents. This panel will highlight the California Housing Partnership’s latest statewide and county-level Read More


Roadmap Home 2030 Tribal Stakeholders Meeting

The Roadmap Home 2030 is a bold, long-term plan to create the future we want for California by building affordable homes, protecting low-income renters, ending homelessness, and advancing racial equity and economic inclusion.  Join Housing California and the California Housing Partnership for the second listening session as we hear from tribal members and leaders about the unique structure of tribal governance, Read More


LIHTC 201 Training

Builds on the LIHTC 101 foundational training to provide an overlay of specific requirements for developments in California. California state tax credits State eligibility and affordability requirements Threshold Basis Limits TCAC underwriting requirements Competitive 9% LIHTC allocation system Training is 2.5 hours and held via Zoom. An interactive group activity using breakout rooms will be incorporated to run through a scenario Read More


Pathway to Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Apartments

Buildings are where we spent nearly 90% of our time and they account for 25% of California’s greenhouse gas emissions. The technology currently exists to not only fully decarbonize the state’s existing stock of multifamily buildings, but to do so in a way that lowers energy costs for both owners and residents and improves resident quality of life. Highly efficient, Read More


LIHTC 101 Training

Introduces the basic fundamentals of the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. What is a tax credit? Federal eligibility and affordability requirements Differences between 9% and 4% credits Calculating LIHTC credits and equity Basic ownership structure of a limited partnership Training is 2 hours and held via Zoom. An interactive group activity using breakout rooms will be incorporated Read More


Roadmap Home 2030 | Year 2 Virtual Kickoff

Hear from Roadmap Home 2030 partners as the coalition looks ahead to the 2022 legislative session, discusses priorities for the year, and goes deep on the ups and downs of 2021. This event will be led by a panel of Roadmap coalition leaders and fellow advocates who will cover major takeaways from Year 1, answer open questions, and look ahead to Read More


SDHF Roundtable Series Presents: A Virtual tour and demonstration of California Housing Partnership’s Affordable Housing Map and Benefits Calculator tool

Virtual tour and demonstration of California Housing Partnership’s Affordable Housing Map and Benefits Calculator tool. The California Affordable Housing Map and Benefits Calculator tool maps existing federal- and state-subsidized affordable housing and leverages academic literature to estimate benefits these affordable homes generate for both residents and surrounding communities, such as higher earnings, improved health for residents, and new jobs and tax Read More