Youth Residents at MidPen Housing's Main Street Park. Photo by Craig Sherod

Affordable Housing 101

How is affordable housing funded today and why is that important? Join EBHO to learn about the current landscape of affordable housing and how it impacts you as a tenant. For more information and to RSVP contact Adlemy Garcia at or Najla Gomez at


SPUR: New Ideas for Housing Our Older Generations

Over the next 20 years, the population of Americans aged 65 and older is expected to grow by over 60 percent, but many of our current forms of housing aren’t designed for aging residents. What needs to be designed to accommodate this population, and what...


Insurance 101 – Untangling All the Confusion

Join ELPN in San Francisco for a presentation on insurance types and common issues in affordable housing development, featuring Justin Dove, Vice President at Arthur J Gallagher. General Liability, Builders Risk, CCIP, OCIP, Workers Comp, Professional Liability, Waiver of subrogation, Errors & Omissions! Is your head spinning?...


NPH Support for AB 45

"Housing for our school employees has proven to be a solution in various districts both within and outside this state. Providing a mechanism for school districts to provide affordable housing and improve student outcomes is a win for community and for our kids,” said Thurmond.In California,...


Housing Trust Silicon Valley’s Investor Briefing

This annual luncheon event provides Housing Trust partners and the business community with policy and impact updates around affordable housing. An opportunity to hear California Department of Housing and Community Development Director Ben Metcalf and see Santa Clara County Supervisors Cindy Chavez and Dave Cortese...


Housing California Annual Conference (Sacramento)

Block by Block - Improving Neighborhood Health ConferenceHousing CA's 2017 conference aims to bring together housing, community development, and health organizations to collaborate on improving health outcomes and building vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods. Learn more and register here. ...


SPUR: Addressing Homelessness With Homes

The region’s out-of-control housing market affects everyone, but it impacts those who are currently homeless most of all, and agencies and organizations continue to search for new models to provide a home for everyone. Santa Clara County’s Measure A, which passed in 2016, will allocate...


March Legislative Issues Committee Meeting

Join NPH for the March Legislative Issues Committee meeting on Thursday, March 2 to discuss housing policy moving in the 2017 legislative session. Please note that NPH Working Groups are for members only. To become a member or check your membership status, contact Shalin Craig ( You...


SPUR: Housing for Families and the Workforce

San Francisco Supervisor Tang recently introduced legislation that could be a major boon for families and workers seeking housing. The proposal would incentivize real estate developers to include units specifically for families and low- and middle-income San Franciscans and would provide fees for the city’s...


SPUR: Affordable by Design 101

Compact, efficient housing without bells and whistles often rents for less without requiring a subsidy, and SPUR has advocated for more of this kind of housing in order to address the region’s ongoing housing shortage. Join SPUR for a nuanced conversation on housing types that some...


Integrated Pest Management (IPM): for Health and Efficacy

Join ELPN on February 23 for a presentation on Integrated Pest Prevention in Multi-Unit housing. Pests and pesticides are known triggers of health problems in residents of affordable housing and prevention is key. This presentation shares design principles and strategies that exclude pests from buildings,...


Special Session: Legislative Issues Comittee

Please join NPH for a special Legislative Issues Committee meeting on February 23. Members will have an opportunity to discuss "by-right" approvals streamlining bills that have been introduced this session and other legislation of interest to our members. You must RSVP to attend. RSVP ...


SPUR: Zoning at 100: A Look Back

Zoning is the basic regulatory tool for city planning and since its birth with the 1916 New York City Zoning Resolution, it has spent the last century constantly evolving. The tool has been pressed into the service of urban ambitions ranging from the mundane to...