April 30, 2021

The Policy Pipeline: April 30, 2021

To stay on top of all of our legislative updates, sign up for The Policy Pipeline newsletter today! Coming down the pipeline in this month’s edition: Legislation for Homelessness and Housing Moves Ahead! Legislative Environment Leads to Delays in Key Priorities State Budget: NPH Works with Regional Partners to Push for Major State Affordable Housing Investments  On the Federal Level: Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) Would DOUBLE California’s Affordable Housing Production Bay Area Secures Additional Affordable Housing Resources at…
April 29, 2021

The Mercury News: Bay Area gets more housing funds, local mayors warn it’s not enough

After excluding the Bay Area’s largest cities from a key pot of affordable housing funding — prompting a major backlash from local officials — the state is changing its rules. The mayors of Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco had sounded the alarm after no projects in their cities received funding from a little-known committee that plays a key role in housing finance in California.  On Wednesday, the committee agreed to change how it allocates future financing. But local experts worry it’s…
April 13, 2021

Affordable Housing Finance: TNDC’s Falk to Step Down

Don Falk, the longtime leader of the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC), has announced that he will be retiring from the organization. “The change is good for TNDC, and the change is good for me,” says Falk, who has been instrumental as the small grassroots organization has grown into a national leader in providing supportive housing. During his tenure, TNDC has grown from owning fewer than 500 homes to more than 4,000 units, housing nearly 6,000 people, with another 1,000 units in…
March 25, 2021

The Policy Pipeline: March, 2021

To stay on top of all of our legislative updates, sign up for The Policy Pipeline newsletter today! Coming down the pipeline in this month’s edition: On the Federal Level: The American Rescue Plan passes!  NPH’s priority bills for the 2021-22 legislative session Bring California Home – AB 71 Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) Other things to know: Roadmap Home release, first policy committee hearings in March On the Federal Level: The American Rescue Plan Passes On March 11,…