Regional & Local Solutions

“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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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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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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