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Low-Income Weatherization Program Multifamily: Impact Report 2024

Updated in 2024 and published in collaboration with the Association for Energy Affordability, this Impact Report presents the latest findings on the climate and community benefits delivered by the Cap-and-Trade-funded Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) Multifamily since its launch in 2016. 


Unsubsidized Affordable Homes At-Risk | 2024 Report

Using a proprietary methodology, the California Housing Partnership identified unsubsidized naturally-occurring affordable housing (NOAH) properties that due to their age, location and other market factors, offer rents affordable to low-income households. Notable findings in this 2024 report include:    Already Lost 163,000+ homes are no longer affordable, largely concentrated in Read More


Affordable Homes At-Risk | 2024 Report

California’s 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 | 2024 Report released April 5 by the California Housing Partnership:   19,249 subsidized affordable rental homes have Read More


California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2024

The California Housing Partnership annually assesses the needs of California’s low-income renters for the purpose of informing state and local policy leaders. Key findings from this year’s California Affordable Housing Needs Report: Although California has more than doubled production of new affordable homes in the past five years, the State is Read More


35th Anniversary Report

This report highlights work the organization has accomplished alongside its partners over the last 35 years with particular focus on progress made in the last five.


Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2023

This LA County report is divided into 6 sections: 1) Affordable Housing Need, 2) Affordable Rental Housing Inventory and Risk Assessment, 3) County-Administered Affordable Rental Housing Resources, 4) Neighborhood Context for Creating and Preserving Affordable Homes, 5) Affordable Housing Development Cost Analysis and 6) Recommendations.


Low-Income Weatherization Program Multifamily: Impact Report 2023

Updated in 2023 and published in collaboration with the Association for Energy Affordability, this Impact Report presents the latest findings on the climate and community benefits delivered by the Cap-and-Trade-funded Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) Multifamily since its launch in 2016. 


The Pathway Forward for Electrifying Multifamily Affordable Rental Housing

Affordable housing providers are faced with the challenge of providing safe and comfortable housing for low-income families while also being mindful of their impact on the environment. California policymakers have embraced electrification as a promising solution for reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency in buildings, which are associated with Read More


Findings from the Los Angeles Affordable Housing Decarbonization Summit

The 2023 Los Angeles Affordable Housing Decarbonization Summit (February 18th, 2023), marked a milestone in the city’s efforts towards sustainable and energy-efficient affordable housing. Organized and hosted by the California Housing Partnership (the Partnership) and the Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH), this event brought together key stakeholders from Read More


Yuba County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Yuba County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Yuba County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Yuba County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Yolo County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Yolo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Yolo County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Yolo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sutter County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Sutter County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sutter County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Sutter County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sacramento County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Sacramento County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sacramento County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Sacramento County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Placer County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Placer County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


El Dorado County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in El Dorado County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


El Dorado County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in El Dorado County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Cruz County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Cruz County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Barbara County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Barbara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Barbara County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Barbara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Barbara County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Barbara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Luis Obispo County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Luis Obispo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Luis Obispo County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Luis Obispo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Benito County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Benito County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Benito County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Benito County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Monterey County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Monterey County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Monterey County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Monterey County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Sonoma County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Sonoma County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Solano County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Solano County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Solano County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Solano County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Clara County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Clara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Santa Clara County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Santa Clara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Mateo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Mateo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Francisco County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Francisco County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Francisco County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in San Francisco County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Napa County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Napa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Napa County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Napa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Marin County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Marin County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Marin County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Marin County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Contra Costa County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Contra Costa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Contra Costa County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Contra Costa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Alameda County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Alameda County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Alameda County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Need Report highlights market conditions in Alameda County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Kern County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Kern County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Kern County Housing Need Report 2023

The 2023 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Kern County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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2023 Subsidized Affordable Housing At Risk Report

California’s 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 | 2023 Report released April 20 by the California Housing Partnership:   22,078 subsidized affordable rental homes have already been Read More


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California Naturally-Occurring Affordable Homes At Risk Report 2023

Using a new, proprietary methodology, the California Housing Partnership is now able to identify unsubsidized naturally-occurring affordable housing (NOAH) properties that due to their age, location and other market factors, offer rents affordable to low-income households. This is the first statewide assessment of At-Risk NOAH that has been done to Read More


State Needs Report 2023

California Housing Needs Report 2023

The California Housing Partnership annually assesses the needs of California’s low-income renters for the purpose of informing state and local policy leaders. Key findings from this year’s California Affordable Housing Needs Report: California spends twice as much supporting homeowners than renters and only 17% of renter resources are permanent compared to Read More


Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Dashboard 2022

This standalone dashboard provides a countywide snapshot of affordable housing outcomes in LA County to supplement the full annual report: Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2022.


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Policy Brief 2023: Who Can Afford to Rent in California’s Many Regions?

This 2023 policy brief investigates the income required to afford rent across California and the cost burden experienced by households in different income groups. The analysis provides insights indicating the need for state and local leaders to continue to prioritize scarce affordable housing resources for Californians at the lowest income Read More


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Policy Brief 2022: Who Can Afford to Rent in California’s Many Regions?

This 2022 policy brief investigates the income required to afford rent across California and to better understand the cost burden experienced by households in different income groups. The analysis provides insights into whether state resources should be prioritized to provide assistance to “missing middle” households, and if so, where. View Read More


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California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 7

The California Housing Partnership (the Partnership) has released a new policy brief co-authored with Enterprise Community Partners documenting the substantial community and economic benefits made possible by the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program. According to the report, the AHSC program has already brought about 17,878 new affordable homes and reduced 5.2 million metric Read More


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California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program: Six Years of Investments | Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 6

The California Housing Partnership (the Partnership) has released a new policy brief co-authored with Enterprise Community Partners documenting the substantial community and economic benefits made possible by the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program. According to the report, the AHSC program has already brought about 15,324 new affordable homes and reduced 4.4 million metric Read More


Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2022

This LA County report is divided into 6 sections: 1) Affordable Housing Need, 2) Affordable Rental Housing Inventory and Risk Assessment, 3) County-Administered Affordable Rental Housing Resources, 4) Neighborhood Context for Creating and Preserving Affordable Homes, 5) Affordable Housing Development Cost Analysis and 6) Recommendations.


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Kern County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Kern County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Yuba County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Yuba County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Tuolumne County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Tuolumne County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Tuolumne County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Tuolumne County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Tulare County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Tulare County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Tulare County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Tulare County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Trinity County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Trinity County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Trinity County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Trinity County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Tehama County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Tehama County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Tehama County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Tehama County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Sutter County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Sutter County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Stanislaus County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Stanislaus County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Stanislaus County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Stanislaus County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Siskiyou County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Siskiyou County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Siskiyou County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Siskiyou County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Sierra County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Sierra County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Sierra County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Sierra County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Shasta County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Shasta County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Shasta County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Shasta County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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San Luis Obispo County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Luis Obispo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


San Joaquin County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Joaquin County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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San Joaquin County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Joaquin County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Plumas County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Plumas County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Plumas County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Plumas County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Nevada County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Nevada County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Nevada County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Nevada County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Mono County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Mono County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Mono County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Mono County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Modoc County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Modoc County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Modoc County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Modoc County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Merced County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Merced County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Merced County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Merced County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Mendocino County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Mendocino County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Mendocino County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Mendocino County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Mariposa County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Mariposa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Mariposa County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Mariposa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Madera County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Madera County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Madera County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Madera County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Lassen County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Lassen County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Lassen County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Lassen County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Lake County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Lake County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Lake County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Lake County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Kings County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Kings County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Kings County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Kings County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Inyo County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Inyo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Inyo County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Inyo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Imperial County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Imperial County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Imperial County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Imperial County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Humboldt County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Humboldt County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Humboldt County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Humboldt County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Glenn County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Glenn County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Glenn County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Glenn County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Del Norte County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Del Norte County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Del Norte County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Del Norte County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Colusa County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Colusa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Colusa County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Colusa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Calaveras County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Calaveras County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Calaveras County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Calaveras County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Butte County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Butte County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Butte County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Butte County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Amador County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Amador County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Amador County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Amador County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


Alpine County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Alpine County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Alpine County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Alpine County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program | Impact Summary: Rounds 1 – 6

To date, the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program has invested $2.5 billion in 164 catalytic developments across California that integrate housing and transportation with community infrastructure and amenities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and support sustainable, connected, vibrant neighborhoods.


Yolo County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Yolo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Ventura County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Ventura County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Ventura County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Ventura County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Ventura County increased by 13% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021.  _ Read More


Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Sonoma County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


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Solano County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Solano County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Santa Cruz County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Santa Clara County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Santa Clara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Santa Barbara County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Santa Barbara County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. S


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San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Mateo County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in San Mateo County increased by 5.3% between Q4 2020 and Q4 Read More


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San Francisco County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Francisco County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in San Francisco County increased by 9.7% between Q4 2020 and Q4 Read More


San Diego County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Diego County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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San Diego County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Diego County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in San Diego County increased by 13.7% between Q4 2020 and Q4 Read More


San Bernardino County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Bernardino County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


San Bernardino County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Bernardino County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


San Benito County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in San Benito County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


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Sacramento County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Sacramento County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Sacramento County increased by 10.3% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021. _ Read More


Riverside County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Riverside County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Riverside County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Riverside County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Placer County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Placer County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Orange County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Orange County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Orange County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Orange County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Orange County increased by 16.7% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021. _ Correction Read More


Napa County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Napa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Monterey County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Monterey County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Marin County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Marin County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Marin County increased by 5.2% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021. _ Read More


Los Angeles County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Los Angeles County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Los Angeles County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Los Angeles County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Los Angeles County increased by 6.8% between Q4 2020 and Q4 Read More


Fresno County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Fresno County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


Fresno County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Fresno County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


El Dorado County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in El Dorado County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. 


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Contra Costa County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Contra Costa County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Contra Costa County increased by 5.3% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021. Read More


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Alameda County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Alameda County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Alameda County increased by 3.8% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021. _ (Correction Read More


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

The Mixed-Income Program (MIP) was created in 2017 after the passage of Senate Bill 2 (SB2), the Building Homes and Jobs Act, to create mixed-income multifamily housing for households between 30% and 120% AMI. To date there have been three full application cycles – 2019, 2020, and 2021.


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California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2022

Half of California’s 6 million renter households are lower income, with more than 1 million extremely low-income renter households. Renters need to earn 2.8 times the state minimum wage to afford average asking rent in California, which increased by 11% since last year. Although California has more than doubled production of new Read More


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Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit II Findings

The California Housing Partnership organized the second Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Summit II) in the fall of 2021. Participants working in affordable housing development and management discussed the practical challenges and public policy implications of electrifying new and existing affordable housing buildings as California works towards reaching its climate goals.


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Facilitating Building Decarbonization through Utility Allowances

One of the most pressing challenges in electrifying multifamily housing is the issue of split incentives for housing providers. Although housing providers want to prioritize the health, comfort and safety of residents by transitioning to all electric buildings, they encounter many difficulties trying to finance electrification. This report describes how utility allowance Read More


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PHA Schedule Data for UA Report | March 2022

Public Housing Authority (PHA) Schedule Data – matrix for “Facilitating Building Decarbonization through Utility Allowances” March 2022 report.


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Affordable Homes at Risk | 2022 Report

California has already lost nearly 20,800 subsidized affordable rental homes, and today, another 7,053 subsidized affordable rental homes housing low-income seniors, families and individuals, are at risk of market rate conversion as soon as next year, according to this year’s Affordable Homes At Risk | 2022 Report by the California Housing Partnership. An estimate Read More


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2022-23 Investments in Housing Affordability and Homelessness

State budget advocacy letter to Governor Gavin Newsom from the California Housing Consortium, Housing California, California Housing Partnership, California Coalition for Rural Housing, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, Southern California Association of NonProfit Housing, and the San Diego Housing Federation. 


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Governor’s Proposed 2022-23 State Budget: Summary of Housing Provisions

Summary excerpt of affordable housing provisions in Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-23 state budget. 


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Policy Brief 2021: Addressing Segregation and Unequal Access to Opportunity in California with Affordable Housing Investments

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. This policy brief takes stock of these changes and proposes how the state should refine its strategy to affirmatively further fair housing (AFFH) moving Read More


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Policy Brief 2021: Who Can Afford to Rent in California’s Many Regions?

This 2021 policy brief investigates the income required to afford rent across California and to better understand the cost burden experienced by households in different income groups. The analysis provides insights into whether state resources should be prioritized to provide assistance to “missing middle” households, and if so, where. View Read More


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Policy Brief 2021: Rents Increase for Low-Income Californians During COVID-19 Pandemic

This policy brief analyzes the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on multifamily rents across California. Renter households in older, more affordable rental homes were far less likely to benefit from reduced rents than renters living in luxury apartments in high-cost, coastal counties, and in many cases saw average rents increase. Read More


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Memo on JPA Bond Proposals for Government-Owned Middle-Income Housing in California

This memo from the California Housing Partnership, CSG Advisors and HR&A Advisors, Inc. highlights the urgent need for local governments to carefully weigh the potential pitfalls and opportunity costs associated with using property tax exemptions to finance the conversion of luxury apartments into government-owned middle-income housing in California. View the announcement


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Tuolumne County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Tuolumne County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Mariposa County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Mariposa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Mono County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Mono County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Inyo County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Inyo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Calaveras County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Calaveras County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Amador County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Amador County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Alpine County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Alpine County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Trinity County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Trinity County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Butte County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Butte County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Colusa County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Colusa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Glenn County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Glenn County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Del Norte County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Del Norte County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Humboldt County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Humboldt County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Lassen County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Lassen County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. Revised August 2021.


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Lake County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Lake County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Nevada County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Nevada County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Plumas County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Plumas County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Modoc County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Modoc County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Mendocino County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Mendocino County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


Shasta County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Shasta County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. Revised August 2021.


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Sierra County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sierra County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Siskiyou County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Siskiyou County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Tehama County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Tehama County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Monterey County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Monterey County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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San Benito County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Benito County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Ventura County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Ventura County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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San Bernardino County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Bernardino County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Riverside County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Riverside County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Orange County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Orange County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Imperial County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Imperial County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Los Angeles County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Los Angeles (LA) County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Fresno County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Fresno County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Stanislaus County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Stanislaus County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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San Joaquin County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Joaquin County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Merced County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Merced County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Madera County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Madera County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Kings County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Kings County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Kern County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Kern County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Tulare County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Tulare County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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San Diego County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Diego County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Santa Barbara County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Barbara County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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San Luis Obispo County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Luis Obispo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Cruz County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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El Dorado County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in El Dorado County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Placer County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Placer County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Sacramento County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sacramento County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Sutter County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sutter County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Yolo County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Yolo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Yuba County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Yuba County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sonoma County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Solano County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Solano County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Santa Clara County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Clara County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Mateo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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San Francisco County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Francisco County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Napa County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Napa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Marin County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Marin County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Contra Costa County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Contra Costa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Alameda County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Alameda County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Dashboard 2021

This standalone dashboard provides a countywide snapshot of affordable housing outcomes in LA County to supplement the full annual report: Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2021.


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Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2021

This LA County report is divided into 5 sections: 1) Affordable Housing Need, 2) Affordable Rental Housing Inventory and Risk Assessment, 3) County-Administered Affordable Rental Housing Resources, 4) Neighborhood Characteristics and Development Costs, and 5) Recommendations. View the announcement


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Prioritizing California’s Affordable Housing in the Transition Towards Equitable Building Decarbonization | Summit Report 2021

Numerous cities and jurisdictions have passed local building energy codes, or “reach” codes that require new construction to be all or near electric to decarbonize or remove fossil fuels from buildings and electrify end uses. For these policies to be equitable, local governments and the state must acknowledge the added complexities, workforce limitations, costs Read More


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California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2021

The findings in this year’s statewide 2021 California Affordable Housing Needs Report from the California Housing Partnership tell a clear story: the pandemic impacts have only worsened an already untenable situation facing low-income California renters, with rising homelessness and cost burdens leading to increased housing fragility and worsening racial inequality. California Read More


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California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Low-Income Weatherization Program Multifamily: Impact Report

Updated in March 2021 and published in collaboration with the Association for Energy Affordability, this Impact Report presents new findings on the climate and community benefits delivered by the Cap-and-Trade-funded Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) Multifamily since its launch in 2016. 


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Affordable Homes At Risk | 2021 Report

California has already lost 18,043 subsidized affordable rental homes and today, another 6,785 subsidized affordable rental homes are at risk of market rate conversion as soon as next year. These homes house thousands of low-income seniors, families and individuals and can be found in 35 of California’s 58 counties, according to this year’s Affordable Homes Read More


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Comments on the January 29, 2021 AHSC Round 6 Draft Guidelines

Public comments from the California Housing Partnership to the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) on the newest proposed guideline changes to the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program.


LIWP 2020 Case Study: Florence Avenue Villas, Century Housing

LIWP works to leverage incentive programs and deliver deeper savings for residents and property owner at Florence Avenue Villas 


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California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program: Five Years of Investments | Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 5

The past year has underscored the urgency of many of the goals that guide the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program. To date, AHSC has invested more than $1.6 billion in 127 catalytic developments across California that integrate housing and transportation with community infrastructure and amenities to reduce greenhouse gas Read More


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2020 LOS ANGELES COUNTY Older Adults: Housing Needs Report

This report – a supplement to “Creating a Comprehensive Plan & Recommendations to Address the Needs of Homeless Older Adults in Los Angeles County” – analyzes the housing needs of older adult households in L.A. County with at least one individual that is 60 years of age or 65 years Read More


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SOMAH Property Owner Series: Funding for Major LIHTC Rehabilitation Projects

How multifamily affordable housing owners with eligible major rehabilitation projects going through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) 4% and 9% programs can utilize SOMAH’s solar incentives and free technical assistance to help reduce operating costs and make the transition to all-electric buildings.


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Path Forward: Getting to Zero Carbon Equitably – SEEC Virtual Forum Presentation

Presentation at 11th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Virtual Forum – Promising Solutions for a Clean Energy Future: One Vision, Many Policy Paths to Local Decarbonization. 


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Clean Energy for Healthy Affordable Housing, Bay Area – Presentation

Bay Area-specific clean energy policies and programs for existing multifamily affordable housing properties and how Bay Area developers and organizations apply these policies and programs in order to build healthier communities and lower operating costs.


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Path Forward: Getting to Zero Carbon Equitably – Presentation

Presented at an NPH Brown Bag | Discusses the need to electrify under the 2019 Title 24 Energy Code requirements and reviews residential developments that utilize all-electric packages and available funding opportunities. California has set ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are dependent on a new generation Read More


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SOMAH Property Owner Series: Program Overview – Presentation

An overview of the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) incentive program and the resources available to participating property owners. SOMAH can cover up to 100% of solar panel installation costs, securing direct financial benefits for affordable housing owners/operators and tenants.


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Comments on NPLH Draft Guidelines

Comments on the proposed changes to the guidelines for the No Place Like Home (NPLH) Program that were issued on June 26, 2020.


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Action Urgently Needed to Protect Renters, Small Landlords, and Affordable Housing Providers (8/11/20)

We are writing to urge your leadership on one of the most critical issues facing California: the looming eviction crisis for hundreds of thousands of tenants as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just as you have been leading California’s response to a global public health crisis, we need similar Read More


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COVID-19 Housing Fragility Findings by Race/Ethnicity

California Housing Partnership analysis of Household Pulse Survey data (U.S. Census Bureau, 2020) on the share of renters that have “no confidence” or “slight confidence” they can pay their rent next month or have a deferred payment. 


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Crossover: Testing Solutions and Assessing Savings for Water and Energy in Low-Income Multifamily Affordable Housing

Water-Energy Nexus: Crossover in plumbing systems typically occurs when valves fail or leak and water mixes between a building’s hot and cold water pipes. Increased energy bills, high water use, and resident discomfort can result. This report summarizes crossover information for multifamily building owners and presents targeted cold water bypass investigation Read More


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Comments on Policy Topics Under Consideration for Inclusion in the AHSC Round 6 Guidelines

Comments and recommendations from the California Housing Partnership (the “Partnership”) for the upcoming AHSC Round 6 Draft Guidelines for the NOFA to be released later this year.


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House Proposed HUD FY2021 Appropriations Bill as of 7/7/2020

Thanks to the hard work of many affordable housing advocates, the House subcommittee handling HUD appropriations proposed adding $1.5 billion for FY2021. The increased allocations would allow nearly every HUD program to either maintain or increase funding levels. The proposal also includes stimulus funding in the FY2021 HUD Funding Package.


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Summary of Housing Provisions in HR 2, the Moving Forward Act of 2020

The House infrastructure bill includes many of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) provisions we have been working on for years as well as several more recent COVID-19 priorities. If passed by Congress and signed by the President, HR 2 would include the following housing provisions.


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SOMAH Property Owner Series: Energy Efficiency Benefits and Resources – Presentation

Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) is a statewide program that provides financial incentives for installing solar or photovoltaic energy systems on multifamily affordable housing throughout California.


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CPD FY2020 CARES Act Formula Grants: California

CPD FY2020 CARES Act Formula Grants: California


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Clean Energy Funding Resources for COVID-19 Response

High-level overview of major clean energy programs available in Southern California for portfolios of existing multifamily affordable housing properties, with a focus on reducing operating costs and tenants’ bills.


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Yuba County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Yuba County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Yolo County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Yolo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Ventura County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Ventura County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Tuolumne County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Tuolumne County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Tulare County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Tulare County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Trinity County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Trinity County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Tehama County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Tehama County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Sutter County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sutter County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Stanislaus County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Stanislaus County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sonoma County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Solano County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Solano County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Siskiyou County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Siskiyou County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Sierra County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sierra County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Shasta County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Shasta County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Cruz County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Santa Clara County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Clara County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Santa Barbara County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Barbara County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Mateo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Luis Obispo County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in SLO County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Joaquin County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Joaquin County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Francisco County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in SF County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Diego County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Diego County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Bernardino County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Bernardino County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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San Benito County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in San Benito County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Sacramento County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Sacramento County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Riverside County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Riverside County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Plumas County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Plumas County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Placer County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Placer County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Orange County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Orange County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Nevada County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Nevada County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Napa County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Napa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Monterey County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Monterey County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Mono County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Mono County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Modoc County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Modoc County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Merced County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Merced County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Mendocino County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Mendocino County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Mariposa County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Mariposa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Marin County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Marin County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Madera County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Madera County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Los Angeles County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in LA County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Lassen County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Lassen County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Lake County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Lake County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Kings County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Kings County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Kern County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Kern County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Inyo County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Inyo County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Imperial County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Imperial County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Humboldt County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Humboldt County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Glenn County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Glenn County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Fresno County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Fresno County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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El Dorado County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in El Dorado County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Del Norte County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Del Norte County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Contra Costa County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Contra Costa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Colusa County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Colusa County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Calaveras County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Calaveras County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Butte County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Butte County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Amador County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Amador County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Alpine County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Alpine County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Alameda County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Alameda County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


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Building Decarbonization: Opportunities and Challenges of Buildings Sectors – Presentation

Input on the Building Decarbonization Assessment required by Assembly Bill (AB) 3232 (Friedman, Chapter 373, Statutes of 2018) presented at the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s public workshop to discuss the opportunities and challenges to decarbonizing residential and commercial buildings.


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CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Payments to CA State & Local Governments

CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Payments to CA State & Local Governments


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Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Dashboard 2020

This standalone dashboard provides a countywide snapshot of affordable housing outcomes in LA County to supplement the full annual report: Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2020.


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Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2020

This LA County report is divided into 5 sections: 1) Affordable Housing Need, 2) Affordable Rental Housing Inventory and Risk Assessment, 3) County-Administered Affordable Rental Housing Resources, 4) Neighborhood Characteristics and Development Costs, and 5) Recommendations.


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CAHP Letter on COVID-19 Federal Requests (4/27/2020)

The COVID-19 pandemic reveals how critical safe, stable, and affordable homes are to our communities’ ability to get and stay healthy. While every Californian has had their life upended by COVID-19, the state’s 3.4 million lower-income renter households are bearing the brunt of the growing economic impacts of this crisis. As Read More


Keeping California’s Homeless Housed

A Proposal to Provide Long-Term Homes for Those Coming Out of COVID-19 Temporary Shelter  In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the State of California is now spending tens of millions putting homeless individuals and families into hotel rooms and other short-term housing. But California needs longer-term homes for these formerly homeless households Read More


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SOMAH Presentation: 2020 Program Overview

Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program overview for multifamily affordable housing owners. 


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COVID-19 Letter from California Gov. Gavin Newsom to Speaker Pelosi

April 8th letter from California Governor Gavin Newsom to the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, requesting bold federal action to address the COVID-19 emergency in five specific areas, including housing and homelessness.


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SOMAH Property Owner Series: Upfront Technical Assistance – Presentation

Information for property owners and managers interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) to lower operating costs and reduce utility bills through the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing incentive program.


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Immediate Actions Necessary to Mitigate the Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Affordable Housing Developments (4/8/20)

Lower-income Californians are likely to bear the brunt of the economic impacts of this expanding crisis—with significant numbers of workers expected to lose their jobs and find themselves unable to pay for rent, health care, and other necessities. COVID-19 also creates an unprecedented threat to the State’s existing affordable housing Read More


California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2020

2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report

Key housing metrics and indicators in the California Housing Partnership’s statewide 2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report underscore why our federal and state leaders must come together to address the housing needs of our lowest income and most vulnerable neighbors who are key pillars to keeping our economy and communities strong. While California Read More


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LA’s Green New Deal and Building Decarbonization: What’s Ahead for Affordable Housing? – Presentation

On February 10, 2020, Mayor Garcetti signed an Executive Directive to advance LA’s Green New Deal and outlined action steps to zero out the City’s main sources of harmful emissions, including by buildings. As part of this effort, the City committed to a stakeholder process to gather input and develop Read More


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Affordable Homes at Risk | 2020 Report

To inform affordable housing preservation efforts across the state, the California Housing Partnership annually assesses the historical loss and conversion risk of federally- and state-subsidized affordable rental properties. Our 2020 report, Affordable Homes at Risk, finds that California has already lost 15,004 affordable rental homes and that another 31,821 affordable rental homes Read More


AB 1907 Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: AB 1907 | Streamlining Homeless Housing in California

This bill exempts from CEQA shelters, permanent supportive housing, and affordable housing with MHP, CDBG, or HOME funds.


AB 3144 Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: AB 3144 | Housing Cost Reduction Incentive Program

This bill encourages cities and counties to waive or reduce impact fees for affordable rental housing developments by creating the Housing Cost Reduction Incentive Program to reimburse them 50% of the value of fee waivers or reductions granted. 


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Fact Sheet: AB 2406 | Rental Registry

This bill creates a statewide rental registry, through the Department of Housing and Community Development, to annually collect tenant and housing data from landlords.


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Fact Sheet: AB 2058 | Affordable Housing Preservation Tax Credit

This Bill creates an Affordable Housing Preservation Tax Credit (AHPTC) to incentivize the preservation of existing affordable apartment properties and mobile-home parks by experienced affordable housing organizations.


California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Low-Income Weatherization Program Multifamily: Impact Report

(UPDATED JAN 2020) Published in collaboration with the Association for Energy Affordability, this Impact Report presents new findings on the climate and community benefits delivered by the Cap-and-Trade-funded Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) Multifamily since its launch in 2016. 


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Abode Communities Opens Rolland Curtis Gardens after 10-Year-Battle

On November 7, 2019, Abode Communities celebrated the grand opening of Rolland Curtis Gardens, marking a tremendous victory for residents and affordable housing advocates, and providing a fitting capstone to a fifteen-year battle against displacement of its low-income residents.


2019 Bay Area Housing Need Update

The Bay Area needs 235,646 more affordable rental homes. This report highlights the severity of the housing shortfall and provides state and local policy solutions to address the growing crisis. 


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Creating Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities: How AHSC Addresses California’s Most Pressing Challenges | Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 4

The State of California created the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program (AHSC) in 2014 in recognition of the critical role that housing and transportation play furthering the State’s climate goals.


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Policy Brief 2019: Who Can Afford to Rent in California’s Many Regions?

This 2019 policy brief investigates the income required to afford rent across California and to better understand the cost burden experienced by households in different income groups. The analysis provides insights into whether state resources should be prioritized to provide assistance to “missing middle” households, and if so, where.


Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities Program Update: Round 4

On June 21, the California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) announced the results of Round 4 of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program, awarding $402 million to 25 greenhouse gas (GHG) reducing affordable housing developments across California.


Infill Infrastructure Grant Program Analysis

On June 26, 2019, California Governor Newsom signed the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 State Budget into law, allocating $1.75 billion to increase housing production. Twenty-nine percent of these funds—$500 million—are allocated to the Infill Infrastructure Grant Program (IIG), which provides gap funding for infrastructure improvements critical to residential and mixed-use infill Read More


Yuba County’s Housing Emergency Update

While regional Low Income Housing Tax Credit activity has increased, Yuba County’s has remained at zero since 2016.


Yolo County’s Housing Emergency Update

80% of ELI households are paying more than half of their income on housing costs compared to just 1% of moderate income households.


Placer County’s Housing Emergency Update

Placer County needs 7,319 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand.


Sutter County’s Housing Emergency Update

65% of ELI households are paying more than half of their income on housing costs compared to 0% of moderate income households.


El Dorado County’s Housing Emergency Update

Cuts in Federal and State funding have reduced investment in affordable housing in El Dorado county by more than $4 million annually since 2008, a 92% reduction.


Sacramento County’s Housing Emergency Update

Sacramento County needs 63,118 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more to find recommended solutions to Sacramento County’s housing emergency. 


Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2019

Los Angeles County’s shortage of affordable and available homes to lower-income families continues to grow. This report is designed to help guide Los Angeles County’s allocation of resources across both new and previously existing affordable housing programs. 


Stanislaus County’s Housing Emergency Update

75% of ELI households in Stanislaus County are paying more than half of their income on housing costs compared to 0% of moderate income households.


Tulare County’s Housing Emergency Update

Low Income Housing Tax Credit production and preservation in Tulare County increased while State production and preservation decreased from 2016-2018.


San Joaquin County’s Housing Emergency Update

Renters in San Joaquin County need to earn $29.46 per hour – 2.5 times the State minimum wage – to afford the median monthly asking rent of $1,532.


Merced County’s Housing Emergency Update

Merced County needs 8,281 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand.


Madera County’s Housing Emergency Update

Cuts in Federal and State funding have reduced investment in affordable housing in Madera County by more than $5 million annually since 2008, a 73% reduction.


Kings County’s Housing Emergency Update

Low Income Housing Tax Credit production and preservation in Kings County remains low since 2016.


Kern County’s Housing Emergency Update

Kern County needs 26,203 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand.


Fresno County’s Housing Emergency Update

72% of ELI households are paying more than half of their income on housing costs compared to just 2% of moderate income households.


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AFFORDABLE HOMES FIRST: Advancing a Green New Deal for Los Angeles Renters

Los Angeles, which has made great strides in creating a clean energy economy, could be reducing energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on a scale in line with meeting the Paris Climate Agreement targets if it more effectively made energy-efficiency programs available for low-income residents of multifamily buildings. 


San Diego County Housing Need Report 2019

San Diego County needs 136,631 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand.


San Bernardino County Housing Need Report 2019

Low Income Housing Tax Credit production and preservation in San Bernardino County increased 114% while production and preservation statewide decreased 23% from 2016-2018.


Riverside County Housing Need Report 2019

Riverside County needs 64,452 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand.


Orange County Housing Need Report 2019

Renters in Orange County need to earn $42.79 per hour – 3.6 times the State minimum wage – to afford the median monthly asking rent of $2,225.


Los Angeles County Housing Need Report 2019

Cuts in Federal and State funding have reduced investment in affordable housing in Los Angeles County by more than $496 million annually since 2008, a 70% reduction.


Alameda County Housing Need Report 2019

Cuts in Federal and State funding have reduced investment in affordable housing in Alameda County by nearly $124 million annually since 2008, an 80% reduction. Read more to find recommended solutions to Alameda County’s housing emergency. 


Contra Costa County Housing Need Report 2019

In Contra Costa County, 79% of extremely low-income households are paying more than half of their income on housing costs, compared to 0% of moderate-income households. Read more to find recommended solutions to Contra Costa County’s housing emergency. 


Marin County Housing Need Report 2019

Renters in Marin County need to earn $61.63 per hour — more than 5 times the State minimum wage — to afford the median asking rent of $3,205. Read more to find recommended solutions to Marin County’s housing emergency. 


Napa County Housing Need Report 2019

Low Income Housing Tax Credit production and preservation in Napa County fell to zero in 2018 due to lack of local funding sources. Read more to find recommended solutions to Napa County’s housing emergency. 


San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2019

San Mateo County needs 22,269 more affordable homes to meet current demand. Read more to find recommended solutions to San Mateo County’s housing emergency.


Solano County Housing Need Report 2019

In Solano County, 80% of extremely low-income households are spending more than half of their income on housing costs compared to just 3.9% of moderate-income households. Read more to find recommended solutions to Solano County’s housing emergency.


Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2019

Cuts in Federal and State funding have reduced investment in affordable housing in Sonoma County by more than $42 million annually since 2008, an 88% reduction. Read more to find recommended solutions to Sonoma County’s housing emergency.


2019 Statewide Housing Need Report

The California Housing Partnership’s 2019 California Affordable Housing Needs Report takes a look at the State’s housing investments and shows that California is still under-investing in affordable housing production and preservation, despite the Legislature’s passage of the 2017 Housing Package. It also highlights that households cannot afford the real costs of Read More


Policy Brief: Assessing the Economic Benefits of SB 5

Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Local-State Sustainable Incentive Program (SB 5, Beall and McGuire)


The California Housing Partnership Celebrates 30 Years

30th Anniversary Celebration Created by the Legislature in 1988 as a private nonprofit organization with a public mission and board appointed by the Governor and Legislature without state funding, the California Housing Partnership plays a unique role in California’s struggle to provide housing that is affordable for working families, homeless, Read More


California’s Affordable Rental Homes At-Risk of Conversion | 2019 Report

To inform affordable housing preservation efforts across California, the California Housing Partnership annually assesses the historical loss and conversion risk of federally- and state-subsidized affordable rental properties. This 2019 analysis demonstrates that the risk of affordable homes converting to market rate is very real in California’s tight housing markets.


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Rising Housing Costs and Re-Segregation in the San Francisco Bay Area

This report by the California Housing Partnership and the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley finds that rising housing prices in the Bay Area region were correlated with shifts in where low-income people of color lived between 2000 and 2015, and resulted in new concentrations of poverty and racial segregation.


County Supplement: Rising Housing Costs and Re-Segregation in the San Francisco Bay Area

This supplement contains county-level charts and tables that correspond with data in the regional report by the California Housing Partnership and the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley that documents rising housing costs in the Bay Area. The supplement provides local data for residents, advocates, and policymakers.


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California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program | Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 3

The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) policy brief – co-authored by the California Housing Partnership and Enterprise Community Partners – examines the climate and community benefits of AHSC developments through the program’s first three funding rounds. To date, the program has awarded $701 million to 77 location-efficient developments across Read More


Rising Housing Costs and Re-segregation in Contra Costa County

This report by the California Housing Partnership and the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley finds that rising housing costs in Contra Costa County were correlated with shifts in where low-income people of color lived between 2000 and 2015, and resulted in new concentrations of poverty and racial segregation in Read More


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Rising Housing Costs and Re-Segregation in San Francisco

This report by the California Housing Partnership and the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley finds that rising housing costs in San Francisco were correlated with shifts in where low-income people of color lived between 2000 and 2015, and resulted in new concentrations of poverty and racial segregation in the county.


Rising Housing Costs and Re-Segregation in Alameda County

This report by the California Housing Partnership and the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley finds that rising housing costs in Alameda County were correlated with shifts in where low-income people of color lived between 2000 and 2015, and resulted in new concentrations of poverty and racial segregation in the county.


Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2018

When factoring in high housing costs, Santa Cruz County’s poverty rate increases from 13.8 percent to 24.8 percent, one of the highest in the state. Read more about solutions to the housing emergency in Santa Cruz County.


San Joaquin County Housing Need Report 2018

San Joaquin County needs 24,036 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to the housing emergency in San Joaquin County.  


Stanislaus County Housing Need Report 2018

Stanislaus County needs 19,746 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to the housing emergency in Stanislaus County.


Tulare County Housing Need Report 2018

Tulare County needs 12,994 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to the housing emergency in Tulare County.


Changes to AHSC Program Revealed by Latest Awards

On June 28, the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) announced $257 million in Round 3 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) awards to 19 developments, primarily in disadvantaged communities across the state. These developments will create 1,950 new affordable homes for low-income Californians and introduce new transportation infrastructure that will increase Read More


Los Angeles Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2018

Los Angeles County’s shortage of affordable and available homes to lower-income families continues to grow. This report is designed to help guide LA County’s allocation of resources across both new and previously existing affordable housing programs. 


Los Angeles County Housing Need Report 2018

Los Angeles County needs 568,255 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to Los Angeles County’s housing emergency.


San Bernardino County Housing Need Report 2018

San Bernardino County needs 72,032 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to San Bernardino County’s housing emergency.


Riverside County Housing Need Report 2018

Riverside County needs 64,526 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to Riverside County’s housing emergency.


Kern County Housing Need Report 2018

Kern County needs 30,068 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to Kern County’s housing emergency.


San Diego County Housing Need Report 2018

San Diego County needs 143,800 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to San Diego County’s housing emergency.


Orange County Housing Need Report 2018

Orange County needs 92,738 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to Orange County’s housing emergency.


Alameda County Housing Need Report 2018

Alameda County needs 53,691 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. Read more about solutions for Alameda County’s housing emergency. 


Contra Costa Housing Need Report 2018

Contra Costa County needs 31,193 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. Read more about solutions for Contra Costa County’s housing emergency. 


Fresno County Housing Need Report 2018

Fresno County needs 41,108 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. Read more about solutions for Fresno County’s housing emergency. 


Sacramento County Housing Need Report 2018

Sacramento County needs 58,552 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. Read more about solutions for Sacramento County’s housing emergency. 


San Mateo County Housing Need Report 2018

San Mateo County needs 24,628 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. Read more about solutions for San Mateo County’s housing emergency. 


Santa Clara County Housing Need Report 2018

Santa Clara County needs 58,583 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. Read more about solutions for Santa Clara County’s housing emergency. 


Sonoma County Housing Need Report 2018

Sonoma County needs 14,634 more affordable rental homes to meet demand. That demand was only deepened by the devastating Tubbs Fire in October 2017. Read more about solutions for Sonoma County’s housing emergency. 


2018 Statewide Housing Need Report

CHPC’s statewide 2018 California Affordable Housing Needs Report takes a look at the correlation between California’s disinvestment in affordable homes and the rise of homelessness statewide. It also highlights inequities in state spending on homeowners vs. renters as well as the ever-growing burden low-income people face under high housing costs. 


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The Tax Credit Turns 30

This anniversary report takes a look back at the first 30 years of operation of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program to find out what happened to the earliest generation of developments in California that received allocations of housing credits from 1987 to 1989. Some of these developments were lost to conversion to Read More


Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Brief | Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 2

The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program brief – coauthored by the California Housing Partnership Corporation, Enterprise Community Partners and TransForm – examines the climate and community benefits of AHSC developments, which are funded by California’s Cap-and-Trade program.


San Bernardino County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in San Bernardino County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Orange County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in Orange County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Riverside County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in Riverside County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


San Diego County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in San Diego County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Los Angeles County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in Los Angeles County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Sacramento County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in Sacramento County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Fresno County Housing Need 2017

This report demonstrates the shortfall of affordable homes in Fresno County and the severe impact on low-income renters. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Executive Summary: Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  This report is designed to help guide LA County’s allocation of resources across both new and previously existing affordable housing programs.


Los Angeles County Annual Affordable Housing Outcomes Report 2017

This report is designed to help guide LA County’s allocation of resources across both new and previously existing affordable housing programs. 


San Mateo County Housing Need 2017

This report shows how high housing costs are contributing to rising poverty rates in San Mateo County. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Contra Costa County Housing Need 2017

This report shows how high housing costs are contributing to rising poverty rates in Contra Costa County. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Sonoma County Housing Need 2017

This report shows how high housing costs are contributing to rising poverty rates in Sonoma County. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Alameda County Housing Need 2017

This report shows how high housing costs are contributing to rising poverty rates in Alameda County. The report offers a roadmap for California’s legislators and local leaders to take immediate action.


Fact Sheet: AB 1521 | Preserving California’s Existing Stock of Affordable Rental Homes

Fact Sheet on AB 1521, which strengthens the state’s existing Affordable Housing Preservation Law by requiring that rental housing with expiring federal and/or state subsidies and/or affordability protections be offered for sale first to qualified preservation purchasers at market value.


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Financing Energy Savings Through On-Bill Repayment

In 2016, the California Housing Partnership partnered with Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future and Community Corp of Santa Monica to test On-Bill Repayment (OBR) financing for energy and water efficiency improvements in five properties in Santa Monica. This case study describes the challenges and lessons learned during that test.


2017 Preservation Report | Statewide At-Risk Assessment

CHPC’s annual statewide risk assessment shows 31,988 affordable homes are at risk of conversion to market rate within the next five years. 


HUD Rental Assistance Opt Outs and Terminations 1995 – 2016

This resource details the affordable properties and units in California that have been lost due to owners’ decisions to not renew an expiring HUD rental assistance contract (Section 8) from 1995-2006. 


Affordable Homes At-Risk by County

This resource outlines the properties and units at risk of conversion to market rate housing by county as of March 2017. The California Housing Partnership determines the level of risk based on a variety of factors, including who owns the property, how it was financed, etc. 


Newsletter: New Study Finds Los Angeles County Needs 551,807 Affordable Homes

February 24, 2017 newsletter announcing the initial results of CHPC’s Affordable Housing Outcomes Report for the County of Los Angeles. 


Shelter from the Storm: Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018

In collaboration with the California Housing Partnership, the research department of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council (NCCRC), analyzed the economic impacts of Senator Jim Beall’s SB 3 statewide housing bond, which will provide $3 billion to fund successful existing affordable housing programs in California with the intent of making significant progress Read More


San Francisco Begins Second Phase of RAD Public Housing Initiative

Friday, October 14, 2016 marked a major milestone in San Francisco’s ambitious plan to revitalize its public housing properties through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. Financing closed on the last of the 14 properties in the second phase of SF RAD on Read More


Poway Villas: A Winning Formula for Preservation

Poway Villas is a 60-apartment, 100% Section 8 community in the City of Poway, California. The 40-year-old property was preserved by San Diego-based Community Housing Works (CHW). Poway Villas is an example of how to successfully layer Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC’s) with Department of Housing and Urban Development Read More


Juniper Gardens: Wakeland Housing Uses New CalHFA Program to Preserve 40 Affordable Homes in San Diego

San Diego-based Wakeland Housing & Development Corporation purchased Juniper Gardens, a 40-apartment Section 8 community in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego, in March 2012 with the goal to refinance and recapitalize the property in order to ensure its long-term affordability. Wakeland Housing took advantage of the CalHFA new Read More


Sunny Meadows: MidPen Housing Preserves 200 Affordable Homes in Santa Cruz County

On August 16, MidPen Housing Corporation celebrated the renovation of Sunny Meadows, a 200-unit, two-story, garden-style affordable apartment complex in the city of Watsonville. With 22 buildings spanning 14 acres, Sunny Meadows is one of the largest apartment complexes in Santa Cruz County and an important fixture in the Watsonville Read More


Preservation through Stewardship: The Story of EAH Housing and Shelter Hill in Mill Valley, CA

In 1975, EAH Housing and Interfaith Housing Foundation (IHF) joined forces to build Shelter Hill, a 75‐unit family development made possible by the city of Mill Valley’s new inclusionary zoning ordinance. This case study highlights the critical stewardship role that one large nonprofit housing organization took on to help a smaller Read More


Erna P. Harris Court: Supportive Housing for Formerly Homeless in Berkeley “Goes Green”

In 1991, Berkeley-based Resources for Community Development (RCD) first began working on Erna P. Harris Court in Berkeley to transform the 1950’s-era motel into 35 units of affordable, supportive housing for homeless and disabled adults. By 2008, through advancements in green building, RCD was able to rehabilitate the property using Read More


Mercy’s Boulevard Court Apartments: Transformation from Roadside Motel to Supportive Housing for the Homeless

On October 6, Mercy Housing California and the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) celebrated the grand re-opening of the Boulevard Court Apartments in Sacramento. This partnership succeeded in transforming a once blighted motel into 75 units of permanently affordable housing for formerly homeless individuals with disabilities.


Turk & Eddy: Preserving HUD-Assisted Homes and Creating Jobs with the Help of Federal Stimulus and Redevelopment Funds

The Turk and Eddy apartment buildings are two separate mid-rise buildings built in 1923 and 1925 in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, providing 82 affordable studio and one-bedroom apartments for extremely low-income seniors. In 2007, after the property faced the threat of converting to market-rate, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) Read More


“Preserving” Market Rate Properties to Reduce Homelessness: The Courtyards in Long Beach

In 2008, Clifford Beers Housing purchased The Courtyards in Long Beach and saw a tremendous opportunity to rehabilitate and preserve the four 1920’s-era, single-story, courtyard-style apartment buildings. The Courtyards was among one of the first projects in the state to use California’s Mental Health Services Act capital funds to create Read More


Preservation of PHD Apartments In Los Angeles Demonstrates Impact of Federal Stimulus and State Preservation Notice Law

In August 2007, Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) partnered with the Korean Youth and Community Center (KYCC) to acquire the Professional Housing and Development (PHD) apartments in Los Angeles and preserve the affordability of the property.


Parc Grove Commons: Neighborhood Revitalization in Fresno Made Possible through $5.7 million in Federal Stimulus Funds

In April 2011, the Housing Authority of the City of Fresno (HACF) celebrated the grand opening of Parc Grove Commons, a 215-apartment mixed-income community made possible through $5.7 million in federal stimulus funds from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Through this energy-efficient neighborhood revitalization effort, HACF created Read More


Eden Housing Perseveres in Transforming Low-Income Community in Alameda County

In May 2008, Eden Housing set out to rehabilitate Ashland Village, the 142-apartment community in unincorporated Alameda County. Despite the Section 8 contract facing expiration in one year, Eden succeeded in preserving the affordability of the apartments and creating a healthier, more supportive environment for its residents.