Regional & Local Solutions

Mercury News: Bay Area voters poll results

"They’re the twin demons plaguing Bay Area residents: the never-ending grind of bumper-to-bumper traffic and the ever-climbing cost of housing. "But in a recent poll, voters said that when it comes to tackling those most vexing issues, they are far more willing to open their wallets...

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Mercury News: “Some cities push back against plan to overhaul Bay Area housing market”

"As the Bay Area grapples with a housing shortage that has driven the cost of buying and renting to astronomical heights, the looming CASA battle highlights an ongoing power struggle. Local officials are fighting to keep control of development within their borders, while legislators try...

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New Tools for Local Government to Advance Affordable Housing: A Webinar with Pedro Galvao and Michael Lane

Affordable housing is everyone's concern, but not everyone has access to the tools to advance affordable housing in their communities. NPH wants that to change and we partnered with Rise Together, the Ensuring Opportunity Campaign, and the Richmond Community Foundation, to create a webinar designed...

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NPH Joins Assemblymembers David Chiu and Timothy Grayson to Announce Bill to Encourage Transit Oriented Development Near BART Stations

On Monday, March 5, NPH's Policy Director, Michael Lane, participated in a press conference at the Concord BART station hosted by Assemblymembers David Chiu and Tim Grayson and BART Board of Directors Vice President Nick Josefowitz. The event centered around AB 2923, state legislation recently introduced...

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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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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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