February 6, 2020

KQED: Can the Bay Area Solve Its Affordable Housing Crisis?

” As high housing costs continue crippling Bay Area residents, demands are growing for more affordable housing. ” Forum checks in with experts about how the affordability housing crisis reached this boiling point and what what can be done to alleviate it.” NPH’s Executive Director, Amie Fishman, was on KQED’s “Forum” last month, alongside the Executive Director of East Bay Housing Organizations Gloria Bruce and former California Department of Housing and Community Development Director Ben Metcalf, to discuss how the…
March 11, 2020

BISNOW: SB 50 Author Proposes Bill Allowing Churches By-Right Development

“A new bill introduced by state Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat who represents the 11th District, on Friday would give faith institutions and nonprofit hospitals the right to build 100% affordable housing projects on their property. “The proposed bill, SB 899, opens up such projects to by-right development, meaning churches and other qualifying charitable institutions could go through with affordable housing projects and avoid rezoning and discretionary approval processes that often prove to be their undoing.  ““California desperately needs housing…
March 31, 2020

Make Sure Residents Can Stay in Their Homes

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal —to make sure residents can stay in their homes no matter their income or situation, can stay in their homes. We are stronger when we support our most vulnerable.
March 31, 2020

Rapidly Get People Experiencing Homelessness into Safe, Stable Places to Live

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal — implement rapid housing programs so that no one is homeless or forced to be on the streets, live in their cars, or couch surfing, especially those who are most vulnerable — children, seniors, and people coping with physical and mental health issues.