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Immediate Actions Necessary to Mitigate the Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Affordable Housing Developments (4/8/20)

Coalition COVID Short Term Needs 2020

Lower-income Californians are likely to bear the brunt of the economic impacts of this expanding crisis—with significant numbers of workers expected to lose their jobs and find themselves unable to pay for rent, health care, and other necessities. COVID-19 also creates an unprecedented threat to the State’s existing affordable housing supply. We must work together—housing providers, local, state, and federal governments—to protect affordable housing and lower-income tenants.