Policy+Advocacy

NPH’S Regional Strategy

NPH’s Regional Campaign Strategy includes growing public support to fund affordable homes across Bay Area counties. NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman, was quoted in a recent Contra Costa times article describing how NPH’s regional campaign strategy urges communities and policy makers across Bay Area counties to invest...

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Anti-Displacement Strategies

There are a range of anti-displacement and affordable housing preservation tools such as no-net loss laws, condo conversion ordinances, just cause/fair rent eviction protections, limits on capital improvement and debt service pass throughs, and preservation of expiring deed-restricted homes.NPH supports our partners' efforts to curb displacement...

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42 EVENTS, 4,000 PEOPLE REACHED

THOUSANDS ATTEND AFFORDABLE HOUSING WEEKS ACROSS BAY AREA This May our subregional partners, East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO), Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo (HLC) and Housing Trust Silicon Valley (HTSV) hosted 42 affordable housing focused events across the Bay Area as part of three regional Affordable Housing Weeks. These events, including a...

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2014 WINS IN THE STATE BUDGET

On June 15th, 2014, the State Legislature approved the budget prior to the constitutional deadline. Leading up to this event, our affordable housing community demonstrated great resiliency (again) and successfully pivoted and engaged our broad SB 391, Homes and Jobs Act coalition partners in intense advocacy work...

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Housing Elements

As the Bay Area continues to grow, housing elements are a critical tool to ensure an adequate supply of affordable homes keeps pace with projected job and population growth. In 2014, NPH and our partners worked with jurisdictions across the region to revise and adopt...

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Ad Hoc

In cases where certain legislative, regulatory or policy issues require more in-depth attention than the Legislative Issues Committee can provide, ad hoc committees are formed to work with staff in a more focused manner.

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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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