May 17, 2022

Mercury News: Biden administration has plan to boost affordable housing

The Biden administration is announcing an action plan Monday aimed at boosting the supply of affordable housing amid high inflation. Taken together, administration officials said, the actions announced will help close the affordable housing gap and “ease the burden of housing costs,” noting that housing prices are a key driver of inflation. Amie Fishman, executive director of the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, said the president’s announcement are welcome news for the state and Bay Area. “Taking bold administrative…
May 16, 2022

Governor’s May Revise Doesn’t Go Far Enough to Support Housing, Homelessness Solutions that Our Communities Desperately Need

Late last week, Governor Gavin Newsom released his May Revise to the 2022-2023 state budget proposal. While this new proposal includes additional investments for affordable housing and to address homelessness, it falls short of adequately addressing our state’s deep housing needs. These housing needs have remained unmet for too long and are negatively impacting the ability of everyday Californians to get by and thrive. Key Investments  The Governor’s proposal added key housing investments to build more downtown-oriented and affordable housing…
May 10, 2022

Latest Bay Area Housing Data Reinforces Advocates’ Calls for Affordable Housing Solutions, Investments

2/3 of the Bay Area’s extremely low-income households are spending more than half of their earnings to pay rent, according to new data released today by the California Housing Partnership.
May 8, 2022

Join the Movement for Housing Justice!

Being pro-housing means raising your voice for the fact that housing for all is good for all. Join us in recognizing Affordable Housing Month by proudly demanding bold, equitable, pro-housing policies. Sign below to add your name to the movement. May is #AffordableHousingMonth, a time for advocates and allies to join forces to be bold, loud, and spend the whole month collectively advocating for affordable housing and racial justice. All across the San Francisco Bay Area, we’ll be coming together…