AFFORDABLE HOMES FIRST: Advancing a Green New Deal for Los Angeles Renters
Los Angeles, which has made great strides in creating a clean energy economy, could be reducing energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on a scale in line with meeting the Paris Climate Agreement targets if it more effectively made energy-efficiency programs available for low-income residents of multifamily buildings.
California’s Cap-and-Trade-Funded Low-Income Weatherization Program Multifamily: Impact Report
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.
Policy Brief: Assessing the Economic Benefits of SB 5
Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Local-State Sustainable Incentive Program (SB 5, Beall and McGuire)
The California Housing Partnership Celebrates 30 Years
Created by the Legislature in 1988 as a private nonprofit organization with a public mission and board appointed by the Governor and Legislature without state funding, the California Housing Partnership plays a unique role in California’s struggle to provide housing that is affordable for working families, homeless, veterans, seniors and Read More
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
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
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
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
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 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.