Andrew Dawson

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Andrew Dawson joined the California Housing Partnership in 2022 as the Policy Advocacy Manager. He interfaces with the housing finance, sustainable housing and research teams to inform policy initiatives and advocate for legislative and regulatory changes working with other nonprofit advocates, government entities and housing professionals.  Prior to joining the Partnership, Andrew worked in the Senate Housing Committee as part Read More


Mark Stivers

Mark Stivers joined the California Housing Partnership in 2019 as the Director of Advocacy. In close coordination with nonprofit and government partners, as well as state housing leaders, Mark uses his two decades of experience in the field to help develop and advance a comprehensive agenda of legislative and regulatory solutions to the state’s affordable housing crisis.  Prior to joining Read More


Matt Schwartz

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As President & CEO of the California Housing Partnership, Matt Schwartz plays a leadership role in shaping state and federal legislation and regulations to expand the resources to preserve and create affordable housing for the state’s lowest-income residents. Matt has worked in the development, preservation, planning, and financing of affordable housing for more than 30 years in both the private Read More