2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report

2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report

The California Housing Partnership’s statewide 2020 California Affordable Housing Needs Report underscores why now more than ever 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 has made Read More


Affordable Homes at Risk | 2020 Report

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


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

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

This policy brief investigates the income required to afford rent across California and to better understand the cost burden experienced by households at different income groups. The analysis provides insights into whether it makes sense for State resources to be used to provide assistance to “missing middle” households, and if Read More


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

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. 


2019 Statewide Housing Need Report

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


The California Housing Partnership Celebrates 30 Years

The California Housing Partnership Celebrates 30 Years

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, veterans, seniors and Read More


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

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.


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.