NPH in the News

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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RELEASE: CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES FIRST EVER COMPREHENSIVE REGIONAL HOUSING APPROACH

 Historic bill empowers the Bay Area to address its housing crisis through funding, programs, tools   September 12 - The California State Legislature approved Assembly Bill 1487 (Chiu), which will allow the San Francisco Bay Area to come together and address the region’s housing challenges through new funding,...

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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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RELEASE: Bay Area Explores Housing Opportunities, Solutions during Affordable Housing Month

After November measures, advocates look to community to build on momentum For Immediate ReleaseApril 29, 2019                                                                                Media Contact: Alina Harway, alina@nonprofithousing.org (415-989-8160x36) San Francisco Bay Area, California – After the success of last November’s State and Bay Area affordable housing revenue measures, Bay Area communities are working...

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