NPH in the News

“Landmark Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk to Address the Bay Area Housing Crisis”

"The California State Legislature approved Assembly Bill 1487 (Chiu-San Francisco), which will allow the San Francisco Bay Area to come together and address the region’s housing challenges through new funding, programs, and tools. This bill will make the Bay Area one of only a handful...

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Daily Journal: “Regional housing tax effort part of larger package”

"Housing advocates lauded the success of a proposal to boost the fundraising capacity of regional organizations with a bill designed as a companion to a host of others seeking to address the area’s housing shortage and affordability crisis. The bill authored by Assemblyman David Chiu,...

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STATEMENT FROM NPH’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN ON LEGISLATIVE SESSION IMPACT FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

"The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California is proud of the bold, visionary leadership we saw this legislative session, as lawmakers stepped up with housing solutions in response to our state's communities in need. The Legislature passed several truly critical and transformative bills this session,...

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San Mateo Daily Journal: Housing legislation stalls… frustrated advocates look ahead

"This year’s most controversial piece of housing legislation stalled in Sacramento, as lawmakers tabled state Sen. Scott Wiener’s proposal to solve California’s affordability crisis by building dense housing near job centers and transit hubs. "Senate Bill 50 was declared a two-year bill during the Senate Appropriations...

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Mother Jones: California Lawmakers Just Shelved Their Only Bill Focused on Solving the Housing Shortage Crisis

"On the same day that a devastating new report on homelessness was released, California lawmakers shelved the only bill currently trying to tackle the state’s overwhelming housing shortage crisis. Senate Bill 50, California Sen. Scott Wiener’s aggressive and controversial bill that would’ve expanded the housing...

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Statement on SB 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

For immediate release   Statement on SB 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman   "We know that there can be a California future where our seniors, students, families, workers, and all of us have access to safe, stable, affordable homes. That will take bold vision and strong leadership. So while we're extremely...

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