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

California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program: Impact from 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 San Francisco

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

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.


2018 Statewide Housing Need Report

2018 Statewide Housing Need Report

CHPC’s 2018 Statewide Housing Need 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. 


The Tax Credit Turns 30

The Tax Credit Turns 30

This report looks back at the first three decades of operation of the Housing Credit program in California and the benefits it has generated here. It also documents what happened to the first generation of developments in California that received allocations of Housing Credits from 1987 to 1989.


Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Brief

Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Brief

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 Mateo County Housing Need 2017

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.


Alameda County Housing Need 2017

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.


Financing Energy Savings Through On-Bill Repayment

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 Statewide At-Risk Assessment

2017 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.