California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program: Impact from Rounds 1 – 3

California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program: Impact from Rounds 1 – 3

The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) policy brief – co-authored by the California Housing Partnership and Enterprise Community Partners – examines the climate and community benefits of AHSC developments through the program’s first three funding rounds. To date, the program has awarded $701 million to 77 location-efficient developments across Read More


The Tax Credit Turns 30

The Tax Credit Turns 30

This report looks back at the first three decades of operation of the Housing Credit program in California and the benefits it has generated here. It also documents what happened to the first generation of developments in California that received allocations of Housing Credits from 1987 to 1989.


Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Brief

Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Brief

The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program brief – coauthored by the California Housing Partnership Corporation, Enterprise Community Partners and TransForm – examines the climate and community benefits of AHSC developments, which are funded by California’s Cap-and-Trade program.


AB 1521 Fact Sheet

AB 1521 Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet on AB 1521, which strengthens the state’s existing Affordable Housing Preservation Law by requiring that rental housing with expiring federal and/or state subsidies and/or affordability protections be offered for sale first to qualified preservation purchasers at market value.


Shelter from the Storm: Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018

Shelter from the Storm: Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018

In collaboration with the California Housing Partnership, the research department of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council (NCCRC), analyzed the economic impacts of Senator Jim Beall’s SB 3 statewide housing bond, which will provide $3 billion to fund successful existing affordable housing programs in California with the intent of making significant progress Read More


CHPC Comments: Small Area Fair Market Rents

CHPC Comments: Small Area Fair Market Rents

CHPC weighs in on HUD’s new methods of determining fair market rents for voucher holders, noting the unique challenges of California’s housing markets and providing recommendations to make the fair market rents more accurate.


Nonprofit Solar Stakeholders Coalition AB 693 Implementation Proposal

Nonprofit Solar Stakeholders Coalition AB 693 Implementation Proposal

The Nonprofit Solar Stakeholders Coalition submitted a joint proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission for implementing last year’s Assembly Bill 693, which authorized the use of utility Cap-and-Trade auction revenue to fund solar energy systems on affordable multifamily rental properties in California. The Coalition includes the California Housing Partnership, California Environmental Read More


Shelter from the Storm: Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2016 (SB 879 Beall)

Shelter from the Storm: Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2016 (SB 879 Beall)

In collaboration with the California Housing Partnership, the research department of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council (NCCRC) analyzed the economic impacts of the Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2016 (SB 879 Beall).