March 1, 2024

The Real Deal: Developers write checks for SF’s affordable housing bond campaign

When San Franciscans go to the polls on Tuesday, will two-thirds of them approve $300 million in affordable housing bonds? Developers, contractors and affordable housing advocates have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in hopes of getting a “yes” to that question. “ACA 1 would be a landmark change, unlocking billions in much-needed investments in communities throughout California,” said Amie Fishman, executive director of Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, an advocacy group. Read more via The Real Deal…
March 11, 2024

Marin Independent Journal: Bay Area affordable housing bond measure is right for county plans

Marin residents want more affordable housing. The county’s 2023 community survey confirmed that housing is our top issue. While longtime community resistance to housing in Marin is well-known, it is slowly changing.
April 10, 2024

Mercury News: Affordable housing falls victim to California’s insurance crisis

Nearly a year ago, State Farm stopped issuing new insurance policies for homes and businesses in California, accelerating a tsunami of major insurance company departures. At the time, the most obvious impacts of these withdrawals were on single-family homeowners. But the repercussions have extended much further. Without progress toward stabilizing the insurance industry in California, housing for lower-income renters is in urgent jeopardy as well. The consequences for nonprofits and other smaller landlords that provide affordable housing in the form…
April 10, 2024

Eden Housing: Q&A with Amie Fishman, Executive Director of NPH

Amie Fishman has dedicated her entire career toward affordable housing. She has led NPH since 2015, spearheading its expansion into innovative electoral strategies, public campaigns and industry-strengthening initiatives.