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

San Mateo Daily Journal: Housing legislation stalls… frustrated advocates look ahead

"This year’s most controversial piece of housing legislation stalled in Sacramento, as lawmakers tabled state Sen. Scott Wiener’s proposal to solve California’s affordability crisis by building dense housing near job centers and transit hubs. "Senate Bill 50 was declared a two-year bill during the Senate Appropriations...


Mother Jones: California Lawmakers Just Shelved Their Only Bill Focused on Solving the Housing Shortage Crisis

"On the same day that a devastating new report on homelessness was released, California lawmakers shelved the only bill currently trying to tackle the state’s overwhelming housing shortage crisis. Senate Bill 50, California Sen. Scott Wiener’s aggressive and controversial bill that would’ve expanded the housing...


Statement on SB 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

For immediate release   Statement on SB 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman   "We know that there can be a California future where our seniors, students, families, workers, and all of us have access to safe, stable, affordable homes. That will take bold vision and strong leadership. So while we're extremely...


New Bay Area Data: Housing Costs Out of Reach, Needs Grow, Funding Plummets

For immediate release Media Contacts: Matt Schwartz, x311)Alina Harway, (415-989-8160 x36) New Bay Area Data: Housing Costs Out of Reach, Needs Grow, Funding PlummetsNew Reports Builds Case for Action May 6, 2019 (San Francisco Bay Area, California) – Just as supporters and residents across the Bay kick off Affordable Housing...