March 24, 2022

All Home: Citing new report, Bay Area mayors and advocates call to strengthen Homekey

A new report from the Terner Center for Housing Innovation shows the impact and potential of California’s Homekey Program, which funds the conversion of hotels and other properties for use as interim or permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness.  The report, California’s Homekey Program: Unlocking Housing Opportunities for People Experiencing Homelessness, makes clear what it will take for Homekey to become the long-term solution the State needs it to be: “The single biggest obstacle to the long-term success of Homekey is…
April 11, 2022

NLIHC: Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla Urge Congressional Leadership to Include Targeted Affordable Housing Investments in Future Budget Reconciliation Package

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) sent a letter to congressional leadership on April 6 calling for the inclusion of robust housing investments in any future budget reconciliation package. The letter urges leadership to ensure that the targeted housing investments in the House-passed “Build Back Better Act” remain in any future reconciliation bill. In the letter, Senators Feinstein and Padilla emphasize that the affordable housing and homelessness crises existed before the pandemic. The senators also express concern about the potential…
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…
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.