Decarbonize California Now: Convening the Conversation of the Century

Join USGBC for a conversation with California leaders in building sector carbon mitigation. We will explore how decarbonization is at the center of California’s ambitious climate goals and look to what is changing for building professionals. California currently has the most stringent energy efficiency standards in the country, and its policy framework creates opportunities to support meeting Paris Agreement goals Read More


Solar 101 Institute, Part II

PART II: Solar Resources for Multifamily Affordable Housing Part II will focus on providing an overview of the landscape of solar funding and resources for multifamily affordable housing in California including low-income energy efficiency and solar programs such as the Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) and the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, along with program case studies. Topics of Read More


Solar 101 Institute, Part I

PART I: Intro to Solar PV for Multifamily Part I will focus on the basics of solar PV and break down important considerations for the pre-development, installation, and post-installation phases. Topics of discussion include:  Introduction to solar PV and solar benefits System components and system design considerations Tenant solar through Virtual Net Metering (VNEM) PV project timeline and important considerations Read More


Earth Day 2021: Resources for Bill Savings, Resiliency, and Building Electrification – Southern California

The California Housing Partnership (the Partnership), in coordination with SCANPH, is excited to host the webinar, Earth Day 2021: Resources for Bill Savings, Resiliency, and Building Electrification on Thursday, April 22 at 11am.  The COVID-19 pandemic, recent natural disasters, as well as a push by state and local leaders to shift away from natural gas have all highlighted the importance Read More


Supporting Regional Recovery Through Clean Energy Resources, Central Valley Region

The California Housing Partnership, in partnership with Self-Help Enterprises, is excited to host a webinar on Supporting Regional Recovery Through Clean Energy Resources on Wednesday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m.  As the recovery process from the COVID-19 pandemic begins, it is vital that communities know about the resources that are available now to help prioritize health, safety, and direct financial Read More


Clean Energy Resources for Community Recovery, San Diego Region

The California Housing Partnership, in partnership with the Environmental Health Coalition, is excited to host a webinar discussing Clean Energy Resources for Community Recovery on Tuesday, April 13 at 11 a.m.  As the recovery process from the COVID-19 pandemic begins, it is vital that communities know about the resources that are available now to help prioritize health, safety, and direct Read More


SOMAH Progress Payment Pathway Webinar

SOMAH applicants will soon have a new option for receiving incentive payments. Through the new Progress Payment Pathway, eligible applicants can receive partial payment at an earlier milestone, rather than waiting until project completion. Join the SOMAH team for an informational webinar discussing the advantages of this new payment option, covering eligibility and walking through the application process. The webinar Read More


Funding for LIHTC Major Rehabilitation Projects

The Partnership will be hosting a free online webinar on behalf of the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program on December 2 from 10:30 am – 12 pm. This webinar is intended for multifamily affordable housing owners with eligible major rehabilitation projects going through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) 4% and 9% programs. The webinar will focus on how Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 5 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 5 – 11/16: Programs and Policy Session 5 will focus on the impacts of existing and proposed programs and policies intended to support the electrification of affordable housing. Topics of discussion: policies on workforce and labor wage requirements, low income energy efficiency and solar programs; Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 4 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 4 – 11/9: Financing Session 4 will focus on the financial and economic impacts of electrification on affordable housing developments. Topics of discussion: impacts to new construction costs, rehabilitation plans, tax credit opportunities, utility allowance calculations, and other affordable housing programs; the availability and fit Read More