Youth Residents at MidPen Housing's Main Street Park. Photo by Craig Sherod

The Daily Californian: “Bill aimed at tackling Bay Area housing crisis passes CA State Legislature”

"The California State Legislature recently passed AB 1487, which could change the way local governments in the Bay Area finance affordable housing. AB 1487, authored by Assemblymember David Chiu, D-San Francisco, and co-sponsored by the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, or NPH, and Enterprise Community...


Medium: “Dear Governor: An Open Letter from Affordable Housing and Homelessness Leaders around the State”

"Dear Governor Newsom, Your leadership was instrumental in bringing a legislative housing package forward that embraced a comprehensive new strategy to create inclusive neighborhoods and to advance housing access and opportunity for all Californians, and especially our neighbors of color.Now, as affordable housing and homelessness...


“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...


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,...