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

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 | 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

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

Maintaining Aging Properties: How Resyndication Falls Short for Smaller, Older Buildings

This is a session on Day 1 of SCANPH’s 2021 Conference: Piece Back Together, October 27-29. Join us for a special asset management session at this year’s conference to explore potential solutions for a lack of resources to renovate smaller, aging properties — particularly the challenges of needing alternatives to resyndication or other viable solutions to make resyndication feasible. SCANPH Read More

Preserving, Protecting, and Persevering: A Brave New World in Affordable Housing

This is a session of NPH’s 2021 Conference: Grow Power, Secure Justice on September 24th. Recapitalizing and preserving existing affordable housing is necessary to protect current and future residents but have become more complex than ever before. This workshop will look at case studies of projects that have used creative strategies to fund physical improvements without the use of Tax Read More

To Preserve and Protect: Manufactured Housing Communities and California’s Housing Crisis (MPRROP 1)

This is a session on Day 1 of the San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit, September 21-23. Manufactured housing makes up a disproportionate amount of California’s Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing – especially for homeownership. Residents are largely older adults and BIPOC community members. Preserving this housing stock – especially after decimation of these communities after natural disasters – will be Read More

Gaining Ground: The State of Acquisition & Preservation in California

Acquisition-rehab (acq-rehab) has gained significant momentum in the past few years to create affordable housing and to stabilize communities in California. Local pilot programs have inspired policy campaigns across the state and significant public investment both at the local and state level. The acquisition of occupied, unsubsidized properties (often referred to as “NOAH”) and preserving these homes as permanent affordable Read More

California Preservation Notice Law – Qualified Entities Webinar

Attention: Affordable Housing Developers and Public Agencies Interested in Purchase Opportunities Join HCD February 16th for a webinar on the new qualified entity certification process Learn how you can certify with HCD and be notified of upcoming purchase opportunities of at-risk subsidized affordable housing California’s Preservation Notice Law gives “qualified entities” – i.e., HCD certified affordable housing developers and tenant Read More