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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.