Rising Housing Costs and Re-segregation in Contra Costa County

Rising Housing Costs and Re-segregation in Contra Costa County

This report by the California Housing Partnership and the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley finds that rising housing costs in Contra Costa 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 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.


Changes to AHSC Program Revealed by Latest Awards

Changes to AHSC Program Revealed by Latest Awards

On June 28, the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) announced $257 million in Round 3 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) awards to 19 developments, primarily in disadvantaged communities across the state. These developments will create 1,950 new affordable homes for low-income Californians and introduce new transportation infrastructure that will increase Read More


Newsletter: New Study Finds Los Angeles County Needs 551,807 Affordable Homes

Newsletter: New Study Finds Los Angeles County Needs 551,807 Affordable Homes

February 24, 2017 newsletter announcing the initial results of CHPC’s Affordable Housing Outcomes Report for the County of Los Angeles. 


San Francisco Begins Second Phase of RAD Public Housing Initiative

San Francisco Begins Second Phase of RAD Public Housing Initiative

Friday, October 14, 2016 marked a major milestone in San Francisco’s ambitious plan to revitalize its public housing properties through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. Financing closed on the last of the 14 properties in the second phase of SF RAD on Read More


Eden Housing Perseveres in Transforming Low-Income Community in Alameda County

Eden Housing Perseveres in Transforming Low-Income Community in Alameda County

In May 2008, Eden Housing set out to rehabilitate Ashland Village, the 142-apartment community in unincorporated Alameda County. Despite the Section 8 contract facing expiration in one year, Eden succeeded in preserving the affordability of the apartments and creating a healthier, more supportive environment for its residents.


35,785 Affordable Homes in California At-Risk of Conversion

35,785 Affordable Homes in California At-Risk of Conversion

Each year the California Housing Partnership uses data from our Affordable Housing Preservation Clearinghouse to present an annual summary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) subsidized housing at risk of loss of affordability in California. The following summary is as of April 2016. 


Nonprofit Uses Financing Partnerships to Preserve At-Risk Property Despite Competition

Nonprofit Uses Financing Partnerships to Preserve At-Risk Property Despite Competition

Azusa Apartments is an 88-apartment affordable housing development located in Azusa, California, a Los-Angeles area suburb. The property was built in 1971, subsidized by a U.S. HUD Section 236 loan. After the loan reached the end of its 40-year term in 2012, Community HousingWorks stepped in to preserve the development … 


Preserving a Historic Hotel with Innovative Financing and the Partial Transfer of a Section 8 Contract

Preserving a Historic Hotel with Innovative Financing and the Partial Transfer of a Section 8 Contract

In February 2015, Christian Church Homes (CCH) celebrated the grand re-opening of the Lorenz Senior Apartments in Redding, California after a major rehabilitation. A historic hotel that had been converted to senior housing, the Lorenz was in need of structural upgrades and repairs and improvements …