Letter to Gov Newsom

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

Fed THUD Funding as of 7/7/2020

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.


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.

CARES Act Allocations

CPD FY2020 CARES Act Formula Grants: California

CPD FY2020 CARES Act Formula Grants: California

CARES Act CRF Payments CA

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

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

CAHP letter on COVID-19 federal requests 4-27-2020

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

Newsom Pelosi COVID-19 Memo 2020

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.

Coalition COVID Short Term Needs 2020

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

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.