State Budget Round-Up With NPH Policy Director Abram Diaz — Final State Budget Agreement And Assessment For Future Fiscal Years

2022 was a historic year for the California budget, the budget surplus climbed to record highs and was larger than many states’ entire budget. Join us as we discuss how much of the budget was allocated to housing and homelessness priorities, what this means for this fiscal year, and what we can expect for future budget discussions.  In this webinar Read More

Toolbox Tuesday: Preserving Affordable Homes in Priority Growth Areas

Join SCAG for a Toolbox Tuesday on Tuesday, May 24 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to discuss important strategies in preserving housing affordable to lower-income households, particularly within Priority Growth Areas. Priority Growth Areas include job centers and transit priority areas, where transit access and active transportation support achieving the regional greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. Speakers will describe policies, technical Read More

Tackling the Challenge of Producing Deeply Affordable Housing

In San Mateo County, 102,099 renters (13.5% of the county’s total renter population) are Extremely Low Income (with incomes up to 30% of Area Median Income). Of the county’s ELI renter households, 84% are experiencing some degree of rent burden. Not only does the County lack sufficient rental units priced for ELI households, many of these households, particularly people with Read More

Affordable Homes At Risk: Preservation Challenges and Opportunities

(VIDEO RECORDING: Each year, thousands of California’s low-income renters are displaced from apartments that were previously affordable to them due to expiring regulatory agreements on government-subsidized affordable homes or conversions of older properties or “naturally-occurring” affordable housing (NOAHs) into market-rate rentals that price out lower income residents. This panel will highlight the California Housing Partnership’s latest statewide and county-level Read More

Roadmap Home 2030 Tribal Stakeholders Meeting

The Roadmap Home 2030 is a bold, long-term plan to create the future we want for California by building affordable homes, protecting low-income renters, ending homelessness, and advancing racial equity and economic inclusion.  Join Housing California and the California Housing Partnership for the second listening session as we hear from tribal members and leaders about the unique structure of tribal governance, Read More

Roadmap Home 2030 | Year 2 Virtual Kickoff

Hear from Roadmap Home 2030 partners as the coalition looks ahead to the 2022 legislative session, discusses priorities for the year, and goes deep on the ups and downs of 2021. This event will be led by a panel of Roadmap coalition leaders and fellow advocates who will cover major takeaways from Year 1, answer open questions, and look ahead to Read More

Affordable Housing’s Role in Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) in California: Virtual Policy Briefing

(VIDEO RECORDING: Join us on December 9th for an in-depth policy discussion about the state housing agencies’ approach to using affordable housing investments to advance the AFFH goals of reducing segregation and unequal access to opportunity. Panelists will discuss key findings from a new analysis of affordable housing property and resident data as well as recommendations for how the state Read More

State of Homelessness Panel Series: Affordable Housing

View Recording:  In the second installment of the SOH Panel Series, Matt Schwartz presents a review of housing needs across LA County and LAHSA Commission Chair Jacqueline Waggoner moderates a panel (including Veronica Lewis, Ivet Samvelyan, Dora Leong Gallo, and Sasha Harnden) touching on how the pandemic has affected access to housing, how to increase permanent housing retention, and Read More

Federal Policy Update: The 21st Century Affordable Housing New Deal

This is a session on Day 3 of SCANPH’s 2021 Conference: Piece Back Together, October 27-29. Southern California has a lot at stake with the potential for infrastructure legislation to provide funding and tax incentives sufficient to double affordable rental housing production and preservation. DC-based housing policy experts will discuss the outlook for new federal funding and policy initiatives shaped Read More

Public Funders Forum

This is a session on Day 1 of SCANPH’s 2021 Conference: Piece Back Together, October 27-29. Get important updates on new policies, trends, regulatory changes, and funding sources from county and state agency leaders. Mark Stivers, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy at the California Housing Partnership, will ask all the pressing questions you want to hear about public funding Read More