May 12, 2021
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Governor’s May Revision Shows Bold Leadership To Address Homelessness, Increase Affordable Housing

Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision to the 2021-22 state budget shows bold leadership to resource critical affordable housing and homelessness policy solutions. We urge legislators to build on the Governor’s May Revise with additional sustainable investments to scale our response to support a strong, thriving, equitable California ahead, for every community member no matter their race or income. There is a historic environment around us on all sides — a historic budget surplus and a historic level of investment toward…
May 7, 2021
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Shelterforce: Racial Justice Calls Bring New Funders to Community Development

Corporate America has traditionally been content to sit out of conversations about hot-button issues. But as the Movement for Black Lives gained steam in communities large and small last year in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, a Black Minneapolis man killed by the officer who was arresting him, many companies found it difficult to ignore the pressure from employees and the public to take a stand. Given the deep racial inequalities in both rental housing and homeownership…
May 6, 2021
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RELEASE: New Reports on Bay Area Housing Costs Demonstrates Need for CA Legislature and State Budget to Prioritize Affordable Housing Now

May 6, 2021 (San Francisco Bay Area) – In anticipation of the release of Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision to the 2021-22 state budget proposal, and as affordable housing advocates and supporters across the Bay Area kickoff Affordable Housing Month, a new set of reports from California Housing Partnership provides a glimpse into the reality of people living and working severely housing cost-burdened in the Bay Area.  The new data show that a significant majority of the Bay Area’s extremely…
April 30, 2021
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The Policy Pipeline: April 30, 2021

To stay on top of all of our legislative updates, sign up for The Policy Pipeline newsletter today! Coming down the pipeline in this month’s edition: Legislation for Homelessness and Housing Moves Ahead! Legislative Environment Leads to Delays in Key Priorities State Budget: NPH Works with Regional Partners to Push for Major State Affordable Housing Investments  On the Federal Level: Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) Would DOUBLE California’s Affordable Housing Production Bay Area Secures Additional Affordable Housing Resources at…