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California Affordable Housing Needs Report 2021

The findings in this year’s statewide 2021 California Affordable Housing Needs Report from the California Housing Partnership tell a clear story: the pandemic impacts have only worsened an already untenable situation facing low-income California renters, with rising homelessness and cost burdens leading to increased housing fragility and worsening racial inequality. California Read More

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California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Low-Income Weatherization Program Multifamily: Impact Report

Updated in March 2021 and published in collaboration with the Association for Energy Affordability, this Impact Report presents new findings on the climate and community benefits delivered by the Cap-and-Trade-funded Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) Multifamily since its launch in 2016. 

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Affordable Homes At Risk | 2021 Report

California has already lost 18,043 subsidized affordable rental homes and today, another 6,785 subsidized affordable rental homes are at risk of market rate conversion as soon as next year. These homes house thousands of low-income seniors, families and individuals and can be found in 35 of California’s 55 counties, according to this year’s Affordable Homes Read More

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Comments on the January 29, 2021 AHSC Round 6 Draft Guidelines

Public comments from the California Housing Partnership to the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) on the newest proposed guideline changes to the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program.

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California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program: Five Years of Investments | Impact Report: Rounds 1 – 5

The past year has underscored the urgency of many of the goals that guide the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program. To date, AHSC has invested more than $1.6 billion in 127 catalytic developments across California that integrate housing and transportation with community infrastructure and amenities to reduce greenhouse gas Read More

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Comments on NPLH Draft Guidelines

Comments on the proposed changes to the guidelines for the No Place Like Home (NPLH) Program that were issued on June 26, 2020.

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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

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COVID-19 Housing Fragility Findings by Race/Ethnicity

California Housing Partnership analysis of Household Pulse Survey data (U.S. Census Bureau, 2020) on the share of renters that have “no confidence” or “slight confidence” they can pay their rent next month or have a deferred payment. 

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CPD FY2020 CARES Act Formula Grants: California

CPD FY2020 CARES Act Formula Grants: California


Building Decarbonization: Opportunities and Challenges of Buildings Sectors – Presentation

Input on the Building Decarbonization Assessment required by Assembly Bill (AB) 3232 (Friedman, Chapter 373, Statutes of 2018) presented at the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s public workshop to discuss the opportunities and challenges to decarbonizing residential and commercial buildings.