Policy+Advocacy

Legislative Issues

Formed in 1983, the NPH Legislative Issues Committee discusses issues related to housing policy, funding, and programs on the regional, state, and federal levels, and makes preliminary recommendations to guide and inform NPH’s position on each issue. ...

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Strategic Communications Council

Calling all communicators! The NPH Strategic Communications Council (SCC) is a working group open to all NPH Members working in communications. The group meets quarterly to discuss relevant Communications topics, share best practices, and work towards aligning our messaging to provide various audiences with clear, consistent messages about the Bay Area affordable housing...

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San Francisco Business Times: “Everything you wanted to know about affordable housing”

Via the San Francisco Business Times' housing podcast, reporter Blanca Torres shares some of what she learned during NPH's 38th Annual Conference."The Non-Profit Housing Association brought together non-profit developers from throughout the state of California  -- more than 800 people gathered in San Francisco for...

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Chan Zuckerberg Institute: “We’re all in this together and now is the time for bold solutions”

“We’re all in this together and now is the time for big bold solutions.” - Amie Fishman, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California A coalition of community organizations is working together to develop regional solutions to address the affordable housing crisis in the Bay Area. It’s...

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Richmond Confidential: Contra Costa affordable-housing advocates hope to build off ‘great energy’ of new state laws

"During the Richmond town hall, some speakers talked about the significance of the state bills, including Senate Bill 3, which will put a multibillion-dollar housing bond on California’s ballot in November 2018.The ballot measure was described as just a drop in the bucket of California’s...

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Mercury News: “On a roll: Affordable housing advocates pack a San Francisco hotel and say they’re winning the battle”

Friday conference was part rally, part double-down work session to mitigate the housing crisis “Standing Together” — the title of Friday’s 38th annual conference sponsored by the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) — was the biggest one of these events yet. Fueled by Gov....

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Hoodline Tenderloin: Governor In Town To Sign Affordable Housing Funding Bills

“It was truly a historic legislative session,” said Michael Lane, policy director for the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, which helped organize representatives from Residents United Network — all residents of affordable housing — to visit legislative offices beyond the Bay Area. The funding will support a pipeline...

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GOVERNOR SIGNS HOUSING PACKAGE, LAUNCHES PROGRESS FOR CALIFORNIA HOUSING

For immediate release                                          Contact: Alina Harway, 415-989-8160 x36September 29, 2017                                                                alina@nonprofithousing.org GOVERNOR SIGNS HOUSING PACKAGE, LAUNCHES PROGRESS FOR CALIFORNIA HOUSING(San Francisco) Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed the historic housing package of 15 housing bills to address the homelessness, displacement and affordability crises in our state.“Californians – and...

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9.15.17 NPH Response to Housing Package Votes

For immediate release                                                                   September 15, 2017 STATEMENT FROM NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN ON HOUSING PACKAGE BILL VOTES TODAY Just now, the Senate voted to concur in the amendments on a number of the housing bills passed out of the State Assembly late last night, to finalize...

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