October 12, 2021
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Leading housing advocates call for Build Back Better investment in affordable housing

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 8, 2021 Leading housing advocates call for Build Back Better investment in affordable housing As Congress and the White House continue to negotiate infrastructure package, advocates note once-in-a-lifetime investment opportunity Sacramento, CA – Amid surging rent prices and a startling increase in the number of Californians experiencing homelessness, Housing California, the California Housing Partnership, and the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California urge Congress and President Biden to make bold investments in affordable and stable housing. Specifically, these…
September 27, 2021
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Tell Federal Lawmakers to Prioritize Affordable Housing in the Build Back Better Package

NPH and coalition partners are calling on Speaker Pelosi and Senators Feinstein and Padilla to invest in more affordable housing solutions for Bay Area communities and across the country by including the full Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) as well as rental assistance in the final infrastructure bill of President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan. The tax exempt bond program and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit are two critical aspects of the AHCIA that will help create nearly 1.5 million additional affordable homes nationwide…
September 20, 2021
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The Mercury News: Gov. Newsom’s office launches $1.75 billion affordable housing fund

California on Thursday launched a $1.75 billion fund that could help produce more than 7,000 new homes throughout the state, the latest attempt by Gov. Gavin Newsom to tackle the affordable housing and homelessness crises. The new California Housing Accelerator fund is for affordable housing projects that are almost ready to break ground but have stalled because they couldn’t amass quite enough funding. “This is a critical step toward the community transformation we are striving for, where no one is…
August 12, 2021
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San Jose Spotlight: Bay Area mayors, advocates urge Congress to invest in housing

Local lawmakers and housing advocates are calling on Congress to invest in more housing to help end homelessness and housing insecurity in the Bay Area. A coalition of more than 20 city officials, nonprofits and philanthropy organizations sent a letter to the region’s congressional delegation Tuesday. It urges federal lawmakers to address the ongoing housing shortage by expanding the housing voucher program, investing in affordable housing and strengthening the low-income housing tax credit. “We’re at the heart of the housing crisis here in the Bay…