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. VIEW


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. VIEW


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

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

(UPDATED JAN 2020) 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.  VIEW


Creating Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities: How AHSC Addresses California’s Most Pressing Challenges

Creating Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities: How AHSC Addresses California’s Most Pressing Challenges

The State of California created the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program (AHSC) in 2014 in recognition of the critical role that housing and transportation play furthering the State’s climate goals. VIEW


Policy Brief: Who Can Afford to Rent in California’s Many Regions?

Policy Brief: Who Can Afford to Rent in California’s Many Regions?

This policy brief investigates the income required to afford rent across California and to better understand the cost burden experienced by households at different income groups. The analysis provides insights into whether it makes sense for State resources to be used to provide assistance to “missing middle” households, and if Read More


Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities Program Update

Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities Program Update

On June 21, the California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) announced the results of Round 4 of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program, awarding $402 million to 25 greenhouse gas (GHG) reducing affordable housing developments across California. VIEW


Infill Infrastructure Grant Program Analysis

Infill Infrastructure Grant Program Analysis

On June 26, 2019, California Governor Newsom signed the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 State Budget into law, allocating $1.75 billion to increase housing production. Twenty-nine percent of these funds—$500 million—are allocated to the Infill Infrastructure Grant Program (IIG), which provides gap funding for infrastructure improvements critical to residential and mixed-use infill Read More