Keeping California’s Homeless Housed

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


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

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.


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

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


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


Fact Sheet: AB 1907 | Streamlining Homeless Housing in California

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.


Fact Sheet: AB 3144 | Housing Cost Reduction Incentive Program

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. 


Fact Sheet: AB 2406 | Rental Registry

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.


Fact Sheet: AB 2058 | Affordable Housing Preservation Tax Credit

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.


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