Policy+Advocacy

Effecting State-Wide Change

July 21, 2020

Hundreds of California Faith Leaders Declare Moral Imperative for State Assembly to Pass Critical Housing Bill

Released Tuesday, July 21 Hundreds of California Faith Leaders Declare Moral Imperative for State As...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 30, 2020

KQED: Housing, Homelessness Were California Lawmakers' Top Priorities Before Pandemic. Where Do They Stand Now?

“Gov. Gavin Newsom began the year with a tour of homeless and mental health services providers...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 13, 2020

Affordable Housing Advocates Release Plan for Providing Immediate Assistance to Struggling Low-Income Households, Maintaining Access to Affordable Housing During the COVID-19 Emergency

The new ‘Affordable Housing and Homelessness Framework’ includes detailed funding proposals to s...

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News

May 5, 2020

Shelterforce: What Would It Mean to Cancel Rent?

“Tens of millions of people have lost their jobs due to the pandemic in the last month. Even t...

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News

April 30, 2020

Mercury News: Coronavirus: Desperate Bay Area tenants face monthly rents as advocates push for massive bailout

“As rent comes due Friday for the growing ranks of unemployed workers, anxious tenants and adv...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 27, 2020

Bay Area and Statewide Community Organizations Call for Emergency Federal Action on COVID-19 Public Health and Economic Crises

Bay Area and Statewide Community Organizations Call for Emergency Federal Action on COVID-19 Public ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 31, 2020

Invest Significantly to Build and Operate Affordable Housing

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal — to invest...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 31, 2020

Rapidly Get People Experiencing Homelessness into Safe, Stable Places to Live

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal — implement...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 31, 2020

Make Sure Residents Can Stay in Their Homes

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal —to make su...

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Campaigns

March 9, 2020

SAN JOSE SPOTLIGHT: SILICON VALLEY LEADERS MULL COMBINING HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION BALLOT MEASURES

“Bay Area business and housing leaders are in talks over whether 2020 is the year when two ballot ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 6, 2020

THE MERCURY NEWS: NEW BILL WOULD LET CALIFORNIA CHURCHES BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON THEIR PROPERTY

“Under a new proposal, churches, synagogues and mosques would be able to build affordable housing ...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 6, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR BAHIP INTERN APPLICATIONS!

Dear NPH Members and Supporters, The deadline to apply to be an intern for our 2020/2021 program yea...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 4, 2020

NPH’S LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES, UPCOMING TRAININGS, INTERNSHIP AND JOB OPENINGS, & MORE (NPH E-NEWS)

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News

March 3, 2020

CURBED SAN FRANCISCO: WHO ARE THE BAY AREA’S NIMBYS—AND WHAT DO THEY WANT?

“The caricature of a NIMBY is someone with a screw-you-I’ve-got-mine attitude, either a wealthy,...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 25, 2020

DEADLINE APPROACHING! BAHIP APPLICATIONS DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Dear NPH Members and Supporters, As a reminder, the deadline to apply to be an intern for our 2020/2...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 20, 2020

NPH's Regional Policy Goals, Internship and Job Openings, & More (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

February 20, 2020

NPH’S REGIONAL POLICY GOALS, INTERNSHIP AND JOB OPENINGS, & MORE (NPH E-NEWS)

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Policy+Advocacy

February 11, 2020

Signatures needed: endorse the campaign for a regional measure today!

The Voice of Affordable Housing  Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your web br...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 11, 2020

SIGNATURES NEEDED: ENDORSE THE CAMPAIGN FOR A REGIONAL MEASURE TODAY!

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Policy+Advocacy

February 5, 2020

NPH's 2020 Legislative Agenda, Awards Nominations, & More (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

February 5, 2020

NPH’S 2020 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA, AWARDS NOMINATIONS, & MORE (NPH E-NEWS)

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Policy+Advocacy

January 31, 2020

Exciting NPH Announcement: Now Accepting 2019-20 BAHIP Intern Applications!

Dear NPH Members and Supporters, We are accepting intern applications for our third round of the Bay...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 30, 2020

NPH statement on today's Senate Bill 50 vote

  Dear Friend, Just now, California state senators rejected Senate Bill 50, which means th...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 30, 2020

Statement on Senate Bill 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

Californians are counting on our elected leaders to advance big, bold solutions for a future where a...

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News

January 28, 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: "New wave of homelessness"

"People talk regionally, but they act very locally when it comes to homelessness.. But this feels li...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 24, 2020

NPH’s position on SB 50’s opportunities for our region and state & the critical need to anchor equity in the bill’s policy

NPH is proud to support and co-sponsor Senate Bill 50 as a big, bold solution for affordable housing...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 22, 2020

NPH calls on the Governor to go bigger on affordable housing (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 10, 2020

Mercury News: "Newsom’s 2020 budget leaves some housing advocates wanting more"

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Policy+Advocacy

January 8, 2020

Start the New Year with updated NPH settings, working groups (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

December 19, 2019

RELEASE: Two New Bay Area Housing Reports Demonstrate that Significant Revenue Measure May Be Pathway for Bay Area Region

Two new housing reports released today by California Housing Partnership and the Non-Profit Housing ...

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Policy+Advocacy

December 11, 2019

New Polling, Regional Measure, & Opportunities to Engage (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

December 9, 2019

San Francisco Business Times: "Regional ballot measure next year could raise up to $1 billion for affordable housing"

Bay Area housing advocates want to take advantage of a new state law to generate up to $1 billion pe...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 27, 2019

Affordable housing finally gets the debate stage spotlight (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

November 18, 2019

Sac Bee: "Advocates want more done to lower California costs"

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Policy+Advocacy

November 13, 2019

Big Tech takes big steps for affordable housing (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

October 30, 2019

NPH weighs in on Facebook pledge; final push for Prop A (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

October 16, 2019

Key housing bills signed; NPH is hiring! (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 12, 2019

The Davis Vanguard: Gov. Newsom Signs SB 330, ‘Housing Crisis Act of 2019’

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 9, 2019

STATEMENT FROM NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING BILLS SIGNED INTO LAW

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Policy+Advocacy

October 2, 2019

Governor has until 10/13 to sign critical housing bills; NPH weighs in on Trump (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 2, 2019

Capital & Main: Will Newsom Sign Bill Reviving Redevelopment Agencies?

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 1, 2019

The Daily Californian: "A Small Step to the Governor's Desk, a Giant Leap for Our Community"

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 26, 2019

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

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 26, 2019

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

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News

September 18, 2019

ABC News: "Trump targets California for plan to deal with homeless on 'our best streets'"

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Policy+Advocacy

September 18, 2019

Post-Session Debrief on Critical Housing Wins; Conference Friday! (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 18, 2019

The Good, The Bad, and The Opportunity: NPH’s 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

The Good The Bad The Opportunity

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 17, 2019

"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 ...

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Campaigns

September 17, 2019

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 org...

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Campaigns

September 12, 2019

RELEASE: CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES FIRST EVER COMPREHENSIVE REGIONAL HOUSING APPROACH

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Policy+Advocacy

September 4, 2019

Progress on critical housing bills; kick-off event for San Francisco's Measure A! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

August 21, 2019

Trump's Public Charge threatens to increase homelessness; help get housing in the debates! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

August 7, 2019

Amie Fishman on homelessness via KQED Forum; early-bird prices for conference end Friday! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

July 24, 2019

Engage legislators during summer recess; NPH is hiring! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

July 10, 2019

Historic housing state budget; more priority bills (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

June 26, 2019

Nat'l day of action for dangerous HUD rule proposal; new data highlights crisis (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

June 12, 2019

Progress and updates on affordable housing as we head into summer (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 11, 2019

The Bay City Beacon: "California Voters Could Repeal Article 34 Next Year"

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Policy+Advocacy

May 29, 2019

Good News for Housing Before Bill Deadline in Sacramento (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

May 24, 2019

Mercury News: "Bay Area might get its first-ever regional body for affordable housing"

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 22, 2019

Mercury News: "Supporters unite in last-chance effort to save California’s most controversial housing bill"

“In a last-ditch attempt to save the year’s most controversial housing measure, supporters o...

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News

May 21, 2019

Axios: "The Hometown Tour: San Francisco"

“Last Friday, Axios’ Ina Fried hosted an Expert Voices Live discussion in San Francisco ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 17, 2019

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

“This year’s most controversial piece of housing legislation stalled in Sacramento, as lawma...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 17, 2019

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 lawmak...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 16, 2019

Statement on SB 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

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Policy+Advocacy

May 15, 2019

New data offers a new case for legislative action (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 15, 2019

Legislative Update: May 15, 2019

BUDGET, BILLS, & BUILDING MOMENTUM Last week, the Governor released the May Revise, an updated p...

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Campaigns

May 6, 2019

Times-Herald: Affordable housing crisis even hits Solano County residents

“…In collaboration with the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California and lo...

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Campaigns

May 2, 2019

Strategic Communications Council

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Policy+Advocacy

May 1, 2019

May is #AffordableHousingMonth! 3 important ways to engage (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 18, 2019

Pacific Standard Magazine: Inside the Political FIght Over How to Handle California's Housing Crisis

“From Sonoma to San Diego, the state faces a massive affordability crisis; across the politica...

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Campaigns

April 12, 2019

Shelterforce: The Collaboration Behind California’s Successful Statewide Ballot Campaign for Housing

“In November 2018, Californians voted with the housing crisis and their values in mind when th...

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Policy+Advocacy

April 3, 2019

Now live! NPH Action Center for 2019 legislative session (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: More HOMES Act of 2019 (SB 50: Wiener)

SB 50 will better protect longtime residents and their communities, save workers hours of commute ti...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Housing Alliance for the Bay Area (AB 1487: Chiu)

Through AB 1487, the Bay Area can join together to find Bay Area-specific solutions to our region’...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (AB 10: Chiu)

AB 10 will help California grow our successful Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) to ensu...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Public Lands for Public Good Act (AB 1486: Ting)

Strengthen our Surplus Land Act to transform unused public land into a public good. AB 1486 will mak...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Community Say for Community Needs Act (ACA 1: Aguiar-Curry)

ACA 1 will empower local governments and voters to do what is best for our families and neighbors. T...

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Campaigns

March 25, 2019

Mercury News: Bay Area voters poll results

“They’re the twin demons plaguing Bay Area residents: the never-ending grind of bumper-to-bu...

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About NPH

March 25, 2019

2018 Annual Report: A Year of Building Momentum

We are pleased to share NPH’s 2018 Annual Report! In 2018, NPH chose Building Momentum as our ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 22, 2019

Mountain View Voice on the CASA compact

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Policy+Advocacy

March 20, 2019

Engage on bills, new trainings, & NPH is hiring (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

March 18, 2019

SM Daily Journal: "Local officials contend with housing bills"

“With each day new, a fresh piece of housing legislation seemingly arrives in Sacramento as la...

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News

March 8, 2019

KQED: "Push to Create a Regional Housing Agency for the Bay Area"

“State lawmakers are proposing to create a housing agency for the San Francisco Bay Area, with...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 6, 2019

Why March is a critical time at the Legislature (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

March 5, 2019

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 renti...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 20, 2019

Governor's State of the State, CASA update, and more (NPH E-News)

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News

February 12, 2019

Christian Science Monitor: ‘All hands on deck’

“The Bay Area comprises nine counties and 101 municipalities in a region with 7.6 million peop...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 6, 2019

Affordable housing legislation, recommendations for the Governor, & more (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 31, 2019

RELEASE: Major Environmental and Affordable Housing Organizations Endorse Senator Wiener’s SB 50, the More HOMES Act

California League of Conservation Voters, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California &...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 30, 2019

Medium: "We’re All In for Governor Gavin Newsom’s Marshall Plan for Housing"

““In our home, no one should live in constant fear of eviction or spend their whole paycheck...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 23, 2019

Big news from CASA, Amie talks Gov's Budget on KQED Forum, & more (NPH E-News)

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News

January 22, 2019

Beyond Chron: Builders and Tenants are Allies

“After decades of  failing to build anywhere near enough housing, California is waking up.  ...

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News

January 22, 2019

San Mateo Daily Journal: "Regional housing proposal gathers approval"

“The Association of Bay Area Governments Executive Board voted 21-9 in favor of the CASA Compa...

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News

January 18, 2019

RELEASE: ABAG Passes First Comprehensive Housing Approach in Bay Area History

ABAG Passes First Comprehensive Housing Approach in Bay Area HistoryNPH Applauds Passage of Critical...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 17, 2019

KQED Forum: Governor Newsom Proposes Withholding Funds from Cities that Don't Meet Housing Goals

“Housing is an urgent matter. We have to do things differently to see change.” – A...

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Campaigns

January 15, 2019

Bay City Beacon: "SF Mayor Breed Proposes Bonds for Housing, Earthquake Safety"

“Mayor London Breed will be asking voters for a billion dollars in infrastructure bonds for af...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 11, 2019

Statement on Governor's "California From All" Budget from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

“A California For All means investing deeply in housing, demonstrating strong leadership, and ...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 9, 2019

Start the New Year with updated NPH settings, working groups (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

December 12, 2018

And we're off! Housing bills introduced for 2019 session (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

December 6, 2018

Mercury News: "California gears up for round 2 on controversial battle over more homes near transit"

“A controversial bill with the potential to add millions of apartments and condominiums near t...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 28, 2018

Reflections on the Camp Fire, opportunities to engage (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

November 16, 2018

Santa Cruz Good Times: "Did Santa Cruz Housing Measures Hurt Each Other?"

“As election day neared, one of the big questions in Santa Cruz County was how a slew of housi...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 14, 2018

What we won on Election Day + what to expect next (NPH E-News)

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November 7, 2018

Statement from Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California Executive Director Amie Fishman on Passage of Proposition 1 and 2 Affordable Housing Measures

“Propositions 1 and 2 are critical wins for our Bay Area and California communities — ou...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2018

STATEMENT: In Anticipation of Election's Unprecedented Number of Affordable Housing Measures

In Anticipation of Election Day’s Unprecedented Number of Affordable Housing Measures Statement fr...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2018

SF Chronicle: "Housing, by any means necessary"

“This week, the YIMBYs’ pro-housing revolution is facing perhaps its biggest test. Its agend...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2018

GUSC: "What does the Nov. 6 ballot have to do with parenting?"

“As a parent, I’m increasingly concerned about the ability of vital and vulnerable community...

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Campaigns

November 2, 2018

Medium: "Housing is Top Topic and Top of Ticket this Tuesday"

“Election Day is Tuesday, which means our TVs, radios, social media feeds, and newspapers are ...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 31, 2018

Trick or Vote! (NPH E-News)

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News

October 30, 2018

New “HIP” solution created to drive progress for Bay Area region’s housing crisis

A new “HIP” program of incentives passed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) las...

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Campaigns

October 26, 2018

SFBT: How the Bay Area is replacing its reputation of “housing crisis” with “housing solutions”

“The Bay Area has long been known for its housing crisis. San Francisco, San Mateo, and Alamed...

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Campaigns

October 25, 2018

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Election 2018

“It’s nearly Election Day, and local races are seeing much of the splintering and fraying on...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 17, 2018

Prop 1 & 2: Critical next steps for our Bay Area (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

October 16, 2018

KAZU radio: "Santa Cruz County To Vote On Affordable Housing Bond"

“…As California’s housing situation worsens, an increasing number of communities are t...

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Connecting The Issues

October 5, 2018

Univision: Reporte señala la precaria situación económica de un tercio de los habitantes del área de la bahía

Según este reporte, la precaria situación de miles de familias podría dejarlos en la calle ante u...

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Campaigns

October 4, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: "Two measures would raise record-breaking $6 billion for affordable housing"

“Two years after voters approved billions of dollars to fund low-income homes around Californi...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2018

Univision: Gobernador de California aprueba ley para construir vivienda cerca del BART

El gobernador Jerry Brown aprobó la ley 2923 donde se aprueba que más de 300 acres en 27estaciones...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2018

East County Today: BART Housing Bill Signed by Governor Brown

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2923 that will bring much needed relief to the ...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 3, 2018

That's a Wrap on CA's 2018 Legislative Session... (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 2, 2018

That's a Wrap on the 2018 Legislative Session!

Post-Legislative Session Review: Affordable housing solutions, wins, and looking ahead to 2019  ...

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Policy+Advocacy

September 19, 2018

New Housing Needs Assessment report, final endorsements, and more (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

September 12, 2018

Via the Sentinel: Santa Cruz County in need of nearly 12,000 new affordable rentals

“Santa Cruz County is in need of nearly 12,000 new affordable rental homes to meet demand, acc...

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Campaigns

September 11, 2018

RELEASE: New Santa Cruz County Data - Housing Needs Grow, State Funding Drops

New Santa Cruz County Data: Housing Needs Grow, State Funding Drops New report builds case for local...

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Policy+Advocacy

September 5, 2018

Does Jerry Brown know where you stand on affordable housing? (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 22, 2018

Lamorinda Weekly: BART bill to head for senate vote

“We are pleased [AB 2923] has been sent to the Senate floor for a vote and have agreed to majo...

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Policy+Advocacy

August 22, 2018

BART bill needs your help (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

August 8, 2018

Register Pajaronian: "County supervisors approve housing bond, sales tax measure"

“The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday paved the way for voters in November to...

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Policy+Advocacy

August 8, 2018

CALeg is back, ballots get set, and more! (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

August 6, 2018

Santa Cruz Sentinel: It’s time to refocus on housing

“Many in our community are deeply concerned about the lack of affordable housing for local fam...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 6, 2018

Mercury News Op-Ed: More Housing, Less Traffic -- A Bill Badly Needed for the Bay Area

“As our state lawmakers return from summer recess and get back to unfinished business, there r...

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Campaigns

July 25, 2018

NPH Statement on Santa Rosa Affordable Housing Bond Referral

NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN STATEMENT ON SANTA ROSA AFFORDABLE HOUSING BOND REFERRAL “...

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Events+Training

April 30, 2018

Affordable Housing Month 2018: Bay Area Events, Grand Openings, Panels, and more!

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 14, 2018

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...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 15, 2018

AMIE FISHMAN OF NPH AND SAM MOSS OF MISSION HOUSING ON "YOUR CALL" KALW

On February 14, 2018,  NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman and Mission Housing Executive Director S...

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Connecting The Issues

February 6, 2018

NPH hosts “Tax Credit Equity in the Aftermath of Tax Reform”

With the recent passage of Federal Tax Reform, affordable housing developers have new hurdles to nav...

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Connecting The Issues

January 24, 2018

SF Biz Times: "Why San Francisco has the second-highest construction costs in the world"

“San Francisco has the world’s second-highest construction costs because of complex, bur...

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Ad Hoc

January 9, 2018

Ad Hoc Committees

In cases where certain legislative, regulatory or policy issues require more in-depth attention t...

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Campaigns

December 20, 2017

San Jose Organizations to Strengthen Civic Engagement, Increase City Vibrancy with $1 Million Boost from Night Foundation

Eleven projects are aimed at making San Jose a more vibrant place to live and work, driven by reside...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2017

San Francisco Business Times: "The tide is turning for affordable housing"

It’s no secret that the Bay Area has a housing crisis. Business leaders have long identified housi...

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Campaigns

November 2, 2017

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,...

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News

October 31, 2017

MTC Commissioners Approve Plan to Link Housing to Transportation Funds

On Wednesday, October 25th, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) voted to take an innova...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 27, 2017

Daily Journal: Law offers redevelopment agency replacement

“Gov. Jerry Brown heeded calls from lawmakers this legislative session by approving a slew of ...

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Campaigns

October 18, 2017

Richmond Confidential: Contra Costa affordable-housing advocates hope to build off ‘great energy’ of new state laws

“During the Richmond town hall, some speakers talked about the significance of the state bills...

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Campaigns

October 11, 2017

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  ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

KRON 4: Governor Brown signs California affordable housing bills

“There’s been momentum that’s been building towards this moment. And it’s so...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

New York Times: California Starts Tackling Huge Affordable Housing Shortage

“We need to get to a scale that meets the challenge that we’re facing,” said Amie ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

Univision: Gobernador de California aprueba paquete legislativo para enfrentar la crisis de vivienda

Ver este video sobre viviendas asequibles, con Michael Lane, Director de Politicas de NPH! via Univi...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

Hoodline Tenderloin: Governor In Town To Sign Affordable Housing Funding Bills

“It was truly a historic legislative session,” said Michael Lane, policy director for the Non-P...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

Daily Cal: Gov. Jerry Brown signs 15 bills to improve affordable housing in California

“On Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a package of housing bills that aim to improve Californian...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 29, 2017

GOVERNOR SIGNS HOUSING PACKAGE, LAUNCHES PROGRESS FOR CALIFORNIA HOUSING

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 22, 2017

Update: Housing Bills passed during 2017 Legislative Session

The Legislature made crucial first steps in addressing the state’s affordable housing crisis i...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 15, 2017

9.15.17 NPH Response to Housing Package Votes

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 14, 2017

LA Times: "Key California housing legislation still lacks votes"

  “…If SB 2 doesn’t pass, [NPH Policy Director Michael] Lane said he’s hoping i...

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News

August 22, 2017

Oakland Magazine: "A Better Housing Plan"

When Bay Area planners released a draft proposal earlier this year for guiding the region’s afford...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 1, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Building Homes and Jobs Act

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 1, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Affordable Housing Bond Act

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 17, 2017

NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN STATEMENT ON HOUSING PACKAGE ANNOUNCED TODAY “All of Calif...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 14, 2017

SF Chronicle: "California housing crisis spurring lawmakers into action"

“Homeownership in California has dropped to 1940s levels. Meanwhile, the cost of rental housin...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 13, 2017

SF Examiner: "Senate Bill 35 will help create affordable homes for vulnerable populations"

“Everyone knows California is facing a housing affordability crisis. In fact, recent local pol...

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News

June 28, 2017

East Bay Times: Solving the housing crisis takes bold action

“Bay Area counties have long been among the most expensive housing markets in the nation. A ne...

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Featured Resource

June 20, 2017

On Track Together: Housing and Transportation- Building the Bay Area’s Vibrant, Sustainable, and Affordable Future Together

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 13, 2017

State Legislative Update: June 13, 2017

Though California Leadership began the 2017-18 session with strong language proclaiming that address...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 1, 2017

Support Grows for SB 2

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Campaigns

April 6, 2017

Palo Alto Daily Post: "Growth rate starting to slow"

New census data released at the end of March 2017 showed a slowed growth rate in some Bay Area commu...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 6, 2017

"Our California values are about thriving, diverse, inclusive communities"

“NPH and all of us here believe in a Bay Area, believe in a California and a nation where ever...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 6, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Bring California Home Act

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 6, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Housing for a Healthy California

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Campaigns

December 14, 2016

Medium: Voters Agree on Housing, Will Decision Makers Follow Their Lead?

“Earlier this year, a national survey from Ipsos Polling illuminated new insight into voters...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

December 13, 2016

State Legislature Kicks Off New Session

California legislative leaders began the 2017-18 session with passionate words, pledging their com...

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Connecting The Issues

December 5, 2016

A Statement From NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman on Ben Carson Pick for HUD Secretary

  After much speculation — and amidst grave concern from experts in the housing and developme...

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Featured Resource

November 22, 2016

Bay Area Policymakers Vote to Put Teeth in Plan Bay Area

On Thursday November 17th, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of B...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 9, 2016

Early Vote Counts Show Strong Support for Affordable Homes Throughout Bay Area

While final vote counts are still days away, unofficial results signal that voters supported the thr...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 8, 2016

We Would Not Be Where We Are Without Your Hard Work

We are so proud that this community has not only placed Affordable Housing measures on the ballot in...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 7, 2016

Interesting Facts About Voter Registration

NPH members played a role in this increase. We achieved a 15% increase in voter registration in our ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 4, 2016

NPH Staff Is Phone Banking and Lit Dropping Around the Bay Area!

Join NPH and GET OUT THE VOTE!

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Featured Resource

November 4, 2016

NPH ED Amie Fishman Speaks at SIEPR Policy Forum

NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman spoke this month at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy R...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

November 1, 2016

New LIHTC Advocacy Fact Sheet for California.

NHC's new fact sheet shows how income averaging would enable the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHT...

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Campaigns

November 1, 2016

MOHCD on Where $310m Housing Bond Funds are Being Used

The San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development released an update of where Pr...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 1, 2016

Ready to Vote Already!

The moment we've all been waiting for, Election Day on Tuesday, November 8 is almost here! If you vo...

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News

October 19, 2016

NPH Makes Inroads on Plan Bay Area

On October 14th the Joint Planning and Administrative Committees of the Metropolitan Transportation ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

October 18, 2016

Ballots Have Mailed -- Have You Talked to Voters?

Affordable housing volunteers are stepping up for our campaigns in a big way! Your work is making a ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

October 5, 2016

Are You Ready to Vote for Housing?

If you attended the NPH Conference, you heard loud and clear from our partners in local government ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

September 16, 2016

Housing Measure Campaign Materials Ready to Ship or Download

Here's your biweekly round-up of campaign activities, and how you can make the difference for re-inv...

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Policy+Advocacy

September 6, 2016

The Bay Area Plans for its Housing Future

On September 6th the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 6, 2016

CA Department of General Services Website for Surplus State-Owned Property

In an effort to provide quick access to information about surplus property DGS has developed a link ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

September 2, 2016

Yes on A1 for an Affordable Alameda Website Launches

Sign up to volunteer, donate to these important efforts & learn more about how to make sure ever...

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Campaigns

September 2, 2016

Ambassador Training for the Yes on K Campaign

Thank you to the great group who joined NPH & Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County yes...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 2, 2016

AB 2031 Support Letters Needed & Updates from Sacramento

NPH needs your help! Visit the Governor's website and ask Governor Brown to sign AB 2031, which will...

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Campaigns

September 2, 2016

Yes on A Campaign Kick-Offs in Santa Clara County

Thank you to the NPH members, partners and friends who joined us to make the YES on A for Affordable...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

August 26, 2016

3...2...1... Launch! Join NPH at Campaign Kickoffs

With Labor Day around the corner, the official campaign season kicks off and three campaigns NPH has...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 23, 2016

NPH-cosponsored Financing Bill Approved by State Senate

Yesterday, the Senate approved AB 2031 (Bonta and Atkins), legislation that would authorize local ju...

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Featured Resource

July 29, 2016

MTC Commission Votes to Adopt NPH Priorities for Transportation Funding

NPH won big victories for affordable housing yesterday as the Metropolitan Transportation Commission...

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Campaigns

July 27, 2016

Keeping Residents in San Mateo County

San Mateo County Supervisors Vote to Place Measure A Extension on the November 2016 Ballot...

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Campaigns

July 12, 2016

NOW IS THE TIME FOR BOLD ACTION IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

“People are counting on us to get this right”   San Mateo County Supervisors voted unanimou...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 12, 2016

Key State Affordable Housing Bills Signed Into Law

We are pleased to report that, on July 1, Governor Brown signed into law SB 873 (Beall). This legisl...

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Campaigns

June 21, 2016

Santa Clara County Supervisors Vote to Place Bond on November Ballot

Today, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing ...

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Campaigns

June 21, 2016

NPH Expresses Strong Support of the Proposed Santa Clara County Housing Bond

NPH expresses strong support of a $950 million General Obligation Bond on the November 2016 ballot, ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

June 15, 2016

NPH Advances Regional Funding Strategy in Three Counties

Read updates on the proposed housing bonds in Alameda and Santa Clara counties and revenue sources u...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 14, 2016

State Budget Update - June 14

As part of the state budget agreement reached between Governor Jerry Brown and the Legislature, $400...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 31, 2016

State Budget and Legislative Update - May 31, 2016

The Budget Conference Committee, which begins meeting today, will take up the Assembly proposal to a...

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Connecting The Issues

May 18, 2016

VTA Board of Directors Adopts a Strong Affordable Housing Policy

On Thursday, April 7th, the VTA Board of Directors took action to adopt a strong Affordable Housing ...

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Campaigns

May 18, 2016

Santa Clara County proposes bond measure for affordable homes

Deep community concern about homelessness and housing affordability for hard-working families is dri...

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Policy+Advocacy

May 17, 2016

Amie Fishman at the SV@Home Policy Breakfast:

NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman spoke on regional solutions to the housing affordability crisis ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 17, 2016

Our Response to Governor Brown's May Revise

Last Friday, Governor Jerry Brown released his "May Revise" for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budget...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

May 10, 2016

Investing in Housing Security in Alameda County

Read our two-page Proposal now! A $500 million Alameda County housing bond is a bold solution to pre...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 3, 2016

Action Needed: Ask Your Assemblymember to Support Inclusionary Housing Today!

Please call your Assemblymember today and ask her/him to vote "aye" when this critical affordable ho...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 25, 2016

$1.3 Billion State Housing Budget Proposal Announced

Assembly Democrats Unveil $1.3 Billion Plan to Address Housing Affordability Crisis, Alleviate Pover...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 19, 2016

Inclusionary Housing Bill Approved by State Assembly Committee

On Wednesday, April 13, the Assembly Committee on Local Government approved AB 2502 (Mullin and Chiu...

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Policy+Advocacy

April 12, 2016

NPH Political Director presents to Assembly Select Committee on Regional Planning in SF Bay Area

NPH urged State Assembly members to prioritize creating affordable homes for those most in need, and...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

April 12, 2016

Alameda County Proposed Housing Bond Resource Center

Join NPH and EBHO in supporting the proposed Alameda County Affordable Housing Bond. Much work remai...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

April 6, 2016

What Could A Housing Bond Do In Alameda County?

We can make sure there's a home for everyone in Alameda County. Will you join us?

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 4, 2016

State Legislative Update

NPH has been working hard with our partners around the state to ensure that 2016 will be a big year ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

April 4, 2016

NPH poll shows voter support for Alameda County Housing Bond

NPH is working with EBHO, our Alameda County partners and County Supervisors to get a $500 million H...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 22, 2016

Our State Budget Advocacy: REINVEST A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE STATE’S BUDGET SURPLUS INTO PROVEN PROGRAMS THAT BUILD AFFORDABLE HOMES

New One-Pager available for state-level budget advocacy!

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Alameda County Housing Bond

March 22, 2016

Alameda County Supervisors host first meeting on $500 million housing bond

Excitement, concern, and nearly 100 housing advocates filled the room on March 17 as Alameda County ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 3, 2016

Support Letters Needed for NPH-sponsored AB 2031!

Support letters needed now - AB 2031 speeds up the process to construct desperately needed affordabl...

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News

March 2, 2016

Mayors’ breakfast focuses on housing issues

The topic was a regional economic forecast, but affordable homes dominated the conversation as 800 b...

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News

March 2, 2016

Housing advocates lift up real policy solutions for regional planning agencies

Powerful voices of residents fighting homelessness, family separation, and the danger of renewed seg...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 1, 2016

Palmer Fix Introduced

On February 19th, a new "Palmer Fix" bill, AB 2502 (Mullin and Chiu), was introduced to clarify that...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 29, 2016

US Supreme Court Declines Review of San Jose's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) announced that it will not hear the California Building I...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 22, 2016

NPH Co-Sponsors Oakland Boomerang Fund Bill

NPH is co-sponsoring AB 2031 (Bonta), a bill to address the growing housing crisis by allowing a ci...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 16, 2016

NPH Sponsors Senator Leno's Bill to Increase Affordable Housing Options for Low-Income Families

On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 Senator Mark Leno introduced, SB 1053, the Housing Opportunities Act...

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Connecting The Issues

February 8, 2016

News Alert: BART Adopts Affordable Housing Policy

On Thursday, January 28th, the BART Board of Directors voted 6-3 to adopt a policy that requires tha...

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Campaigns

January 29, 2016

Our Innovative New Political Program and Its Director

NPH has hired Sharon Cornu as its first Political Director to launch and lead an innovative program ...

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Campaigns

October 20, 2015

NPH’S Regional Strategy

NPH’s Regional Campaign Strategy includes growing public support to fund affordable homes across B...

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Campaigns

October 20, 2015

Affordable Homes Win at the San Francisco Ballot!

NPH salutes 98,251 San Francisco voters and thanks the volunteers, donors and organizers who deliver...

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Policy+Advocacy

June 22, 2015

Preservation Strategies

Rent control is a hot topic in the Bay Area right now and preservation strategies are an important p...

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Policy+Advocacy

June 10, 2015

Inclusionary Housing

NPH has long supported inclusionary housing policies as an important tool for local jurisdictions to...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 8, 2015

Affordable Housing Tax Credit Bill Passes Assembly

The California State Assembly today voted 78-0 to pass Assembly Bill 35, which is jointly authored b...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 7, 2015

Affordable Housing Tax Credit Bill Passes First Committee

Please read this important press release from Assembly Member David Chiu’s office with a quote...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 27, 2014

Making the Bay Area a More Affordable Place to Live: Progress Report on Proposition 1C

As with Proposition 46, NPH is tracking Bay Area awards from Proposition 1C, California’s largest ...

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Housing Advocacy Network

November 20, 2013

Housing Advocacy Network

The Housing Advocacy Network works on local, regional and state housing campaigns and issues. The...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 20, 2013

Regional Planning Efforts

An equitable and sustainable regional growth strategy is critical not only to achieving our environm...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 20, 2013

Local Funding Campaigns

When the governor eliminated California Redevelopment Agencies (RDAs) in December of 2011, local jur...

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Featured Resident Story

November 20, 2013

The Popes

Section 8 housing gave the entire Pope family room to pursue their passions and expand their hori...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 21, 2020

Hundreds of California Faith Leaders Declare Moral Imperative for State Assembly to Pass Critical Housing Bill

Released Tuesday, July 21 Hundreds of California Faith Leaders Declare Moral Imperative for State As...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 30, 2020

KQED: Housing, Homelessness Were California Lawmakers' Top Priorities Before Pandemic. Where Do They Stand Now?

“Gov. Gavin Newsom began the year with a tour of homeless and mental health services providers...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 13, 2020

Affordable Housing Advocates Release Plan for Providing Immediate Assistance to Struggling Low-Income Households, Maintaining Access to Affordable Housing During the COVID-19 Emergency

The new ‘Affordable Housing and Homelessness Framework’ includes detailed funding proposals to s...

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News

May 5, 2020

Shelterforce: What Would It Mean to Cancel Rent?

“Tens of millions of people have lost their jobs due to the pandemic in the last month. Even t...

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News

April 30, 2020

Mercury News: Coronavirus: Desperate Bay Area tenants face monthly rents as advocates push for massive bailout

“As rent comes due Friday for the growing ranks of unemployed workers, anxious tenants and adv...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 27, 2020

Bay Area and Statewide Community Organizations Call for Emergency Federal Action on COVID-19 Public Health and Economic Crises

Bay Area and Statewide Community Organizations Call for Emergency Federal Action on COVID-19 Public ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 31, 2020

Invest Significantly to Build and Operate Affordable Housing

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal — to invest...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 31, 2020

Rapidly Get People Experiencing Homelessness into Safe, Stable Places to Live

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal — implement...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 31, 2020

Make Sure Residents Can Stay in Their Homes

NPH believes that we must act at all levels — from local to state to federal —to make su...

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Campaigns

March 9, 2020

SAN JOSE SPOTLIGHT: SILICON VALLEY LEADERS MULL COMBINING HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION BALLOT MEASURES

“Bay Area business and housing leaders are in talks over whether 2020 is the year when two ballot ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 6, 2020

THE MERCURY NEWS: NEW BILL WOULD LET CALIFORNIA CHURCHES BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON THEIR PROPERTY

“Under a new proposal, churches, synagogues and mosques would be able to build affordable housing ...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 6, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR BAHIP INTERN APPLICATIONS!

Dear NPH Members and Supporters, The deadline to apply to be an intern for our 2020/2021 program yea...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 4, 2020

NPH’S LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES, UPCOMING TRAININGS, INTERNSHIP AND JOB OPENINGS, & MORE (NPH E-NEWS)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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News

March 3, 2020

CURBED SAN FRANCISCO: WHO ARE THE BAY AREA’S NIMBYS—AND WHAT DO THEY WANT?

“The caricature of a NIMBY is someone with a screw-you-I’ve-got-mine attitude, either a wealthy,...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 25, 2020

DEADLINE APPROACHING! BAHIP APPLICATIONS DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Dear NPH Members and Supporters, As a reminder, the deadline to apply to be an intern for our 2020/2...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 20, 2020

NPH's Regional Policy Goals, Internship and Job Openings, & More (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 20, 2020

NPH’S REGIONAL POLICY GOALS, INTERNSHIP AND JOB OPENINGS, & MORE (NPH E-NEWS)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 11, 2020

Signatures needed: endorse the campaign for a regional measure today!

The Voice of Affordable Housing  Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your web br...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 11, 2020

SIGNATURES NEEDED: ENDORSE THE CAMPAIGN FOR A REGIONAL MEASURE TODAY!

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Policy+Advocacy

February 5, 2020

NPH's 2020 Legislative Agenda, Awards Nominations, & More (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 5, 2020

NPH’S 2020 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA, AWARDS NOMINATIONS, & MORE (NPH E-NEWS)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 31, 2020

Exciting NPH Announcement: Now Accepting 2019-20 BAHIP Intern Applications!

Dear NPH Members and Supporters, We are accepting intern applications for our third round of the Bay...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 30, 2020

NPH statement on today's Senate Bill 50 vote

  Dear Friend, Just now, California state senators rejected Senate Bill 50, which means th...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 30, 2020

Statement on Senate Bill 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

Californians are counting on our elected leaders to advance big, bold solutions for a future where a...

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News

January 28, 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: "New wave of homelessness"

"People talk regionally, but they act very locally when it comes to homelessness.. But this feels li...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 24, 2020

NPH’s position on SB 50’s opportunities for our region and state & the critical need to anchor equity in the bill’s policy

NPH is proud to support and co-sponsor Senate Bill 50 as a big, bold solution for affordable housing...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 22, 2020

NPH calls on the Governor to go bigger on affordable housing (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 10, 2020

Mercury News: "Newsom’s 2020 budget leaves some housing advocates wanting more"

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Policy+Advocacy

January 8, 2020

Start the New Year with updated NPH settings, working groups (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Campaigns

December 19, 2019

RELEASE: Two New Bay Area Housing Reports Demonstrate that Significant Revenue Measure May Be Pathway for Bay Area Region

Two new housing reports released today by California Housing Partnership and the Non-Profit Housing ...

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Policy+Advocacy

December 11, 2019

New Polling, Regional Measure, & Opportunities to Engage (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Campaigns

December 9, 2019

San Francisco Business Times: "Regional ballot measure next year could raise up to $1 billion for affordable housing"

Bay Area housing advocates want to take advantage of a new state law to generate up to $1 billion pe...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 27, 2019

Affordable housing finally gets the debate stage spotlight (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

November 18, 2019

Sac Bee: "Advocates want more done to lower California costs"

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Policy+Advocacy

November 13, 2019

Big Tech takes big steps for affordable housing (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 30, 2019

NPH weighs in on Facebook pledge; final push for Prop A (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 16, 2019

Key housing bills signed; NPH is hiring! (NPH E-News)

NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Voice of Affordable Housing HOUSING EVENTS...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 12, 2019

The Davis Vanguard: Gov. Newsom Signs SB 330, ‘Housing Crisis Act of 2019’

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 9, 2019

STATEMENT FROM NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING BILLS SIGNED INTO LAW

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Policy+Advocacy

October 2, 2019

Governor has until 10/13 to sign critical housing bills; NPH weighs in on Trump (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 2, 2019

Capital & Main: Will Newsom Sign Bill Reviving Redevelopment Agencies?

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 1, 2019

The Daily Californian: "A Small Step to the Governor's Desk, a Giant Leap for Our Community"

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 26, 2019

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

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 26, 2019

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

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News

September 18, 2019

ABC News: "Trump targets California for plan to deal with homeless on 'our best streets'"

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Policy+Advocacy

September 18, 2019

Post-Session Debrief on Critical Housing Wins; Conference Friday! (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 18, 2019

The Good, The Bad, and The Opportunity: NPH’s 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

The Good The Bad The Opportunity

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 17, 2019

"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 ...

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Campaigns

September 17, 2019

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 org...

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Campaigns

September 12, 2019

RELEASE: CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES FIRST EVER COMPREHENSIVE REGIONAL HOUSING APPROACH

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Policy+Advocacy

September 4, 2019

Progress on critical housing bills; kick-off event for San Francisco's Measure A! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

August 21, 2019

Trump's Public Charge threatens to increase homelessness; help get housing in the debates! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

August 7, 2019

Amie Fishman on homelessness via KQED Forum; early-bird prices for conference end Friday! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

July 24, 2019

Engage legislators during summer recess; NPH is hiring! (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

July 10, 2019

Historic housing state budget; more priority bills (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

June 26, 2019

Nat'l day of action for dangerous HUD rule proposal; new data highlights crisis (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

June 12, 2019

Progress and updates on affordable housing as we head into summer (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 11, 2019

The Bay City Beacon: "California Voters Could Repeal Article 34 Next Year"

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Policy+Advocacy

May 29, 2019

Good News for Housing Before Bill Deadline in Sacramento (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

May 24, 2019

Mercury News: "Bay Area might get its first-ever regional body for affordable housing"

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May 22, 2019

Mercury News: "Supporters unite in last-chance effort to save California’s most controversial housing bill"

“In a last-ditch attempt to save the year’s most controversial housing measure, supporters o...

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News

May 21, 2019

Axios: "The Hometown Tour: San Francisco"

“Last Friday, Axios’ Ina Fried hosted an Expert Voices Live discussion in San Francisco ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 17, 2019

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

“This year’s most controversial piece of housing legislation stalled in Sacramento, as lawma...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 17, 2019

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 lawmak...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 16, 2019

Statement on SB 50 from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

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Policy+Advocacy

May 15, 2019

New data offers a new case for legislative action (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 15, 2019

Legislative Update: May 15, 2019

BUDGET, BILLS, & BUILDING MOMENTUM Last week, the Governor released the May Revise, an updated p...

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Campaigns

May 6, 2019

Times-Herald: Affordable housing crisis even hits Solano County residents

“…In collaboration with the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California and lo...

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Campaigns

May 2, 2019

Strategic Communications Council

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Policy+Advocacy

May 1, 2019

May is #AffordableHousingMonth! 3 important ways to engage (NPH E-News)

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April 18, 2019

Pacific Standard Magazine: Inside the Political FIght Over How to Handle California's Housing Crisis

“From Sonoma to San Diego, the state faces a massive affordability crisis; across the politica...

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Campaigns

April 12, 2019

Shelterforce: The Collaboration Behind California’s Successful Statewide Ballot Campaign for Housing

“In November 2018, Californians voted with the housing crisis and their values in mind when th...

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Policy+Advocacy

April 3, 2019

Now live! NPH Action Center for 2019 legislative session (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: More HOMES Act of 2019 (SB 50: Wiener)

SB 50 will better protect longtime residents and their communities, save workers hours of commute ti...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Housing Alliance for the Bay Area (AB 1487: Chiu)

Through AB 1487, the Bay Area can join together to find Bay Area-specific solutions to our region’...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (AB 10: Chiu)

AB 10 will help California grow our successful Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) to ensu...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Public Lands for Public Good Act (AB 1486: Ting)

Strengthen our Surplus Land Act to transform unused public land into a public good. AB 1486 will mak...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 29, 2019

NPH Priority Bill 2019: Community Say for Community Needs Act (ACA 1: Aguiar-Curry)

ACA 1 will empower local governments and voters to do what is best for our families and neighbors. T...

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Campaigns

March 25, 2019

Mercury News: Bay Area voters poll results

“They’re the twin demons plaguing Bay Area residents: the never-ending grind of bumper-to-bu...

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About NPH

March 25, 2019

2018 Annual Report: A Year of Building Momentum

We are pleased to share NPH’s 2018 Annual Report! In 2018, NPH chose Building Momentum as our ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 22, 2019

Mountain View Voice on the CASA compact

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Policy+Advocacy

March 20, 2019

Engage on bills, new trainings, & NPH is hiring (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

March 18, 2019

SM Daily Journal: "Local officials contend with housing bills"

“With each day new, a fresh piece of housing legislation seemingly arrives in Sacramento as la...

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News

March 8, 2019

KQED: "Push to Create a Regional Housing Agency for the Bay Area"

“State lawmakers are proposing to create a housing agency for the San Francisco Bay Area, with...

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Policy+Advocacy

March 6, 2019

Why March is a critical time at the Legislature (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

March 5, 2019

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 renti...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 20, 2019

Governor's State of the State, CASA update, and more (NPH E-News)

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News

February 12, 2019

Christian Science Monitor: ‘All hands on deck’

“The Bay Area comprises nine counties and 101 municipalities in a region with 7.6 million peop...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 6, 2019

Affordable housing legislation, recommendations for the Governor, & more (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 31, 2019

RELEASE: Major Environmental and Affordable Housing Organizations Endorse Senator Wiener’s SB 50, the More HOMES Act

California League of Conservation Voters, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California &...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 30, 2019

Medium: "We’re All In for Governor Gavin Newsom’s Marshall Plan for Housing"

““In our home, no one should live in constant fear of eviction or spend their whole paycheck...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 23, 2019

Big news from CASA, Amie talks Gov's Budget on KQED Forum, & more (NPH E-News)

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News

January 22, 2019

Beyond Chron: Builders and Tenants are Allies

“After decades of  failing to build anywhere near enough housing, California is waking up.  ...

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News

January 22, 2019

San Mateo Daily Journal: "Regional housing proposal gathers approval"

“The Association of Bay Area Governments Executive Board voted 21-9 in favor of the CASA Compa...

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News

January 18, 2019

RELEASE: ABAG Passes First Comprehensive Housing Approach in Bay Area History

ABAG Passes First Comprehensive Housing Approach in Bay Area HistoryNPH Applauds Passage of Critical...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 17, 2019

KQED Forum: Governor Newsom Proposes Withholding Funds from Cities that Don't Meet Housing Goals

“Housing is an urgent matter. We have to do things differently to see change.” – A...

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Campaigns

January 15, 2019

Bay City Beacon: "SF Mayor Breed Proposes Bonds for Housing, Earthquake Safety"

“Mayor London Breed will be asking voters for a billion dollars in infrastructure bonds for af...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 11, 2019

Statement on Governor's "California From All" Budget from NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman

“A California For All means investing deeply in housing, demonstrating strong leadership, and ...

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Policy+Advocacy

January 9, 2019

Start the New Year with updated NPH settings, working groups (NPH E-News)

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Policy+Advocacy

December 12, 2018

And we're off! Housing bills introduced for 2019 session (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

December 6, 2018

Mercury News: "California gears up for round 2 on controversial battle over more homes near transit"

“A controversial bill with the potential to add millions of apartments and condominiums near t...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 28, 2018

Reflections on the Camp Fire, opportunities to engage (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

November 16, 2018

Santa Cruz Good Times: "Did Santa Cruz Housing Measures Hurt Each Other?"

“As election day neared, one of the big questions in Santa Cruz County was how a slew of housi...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 14, 2018

What we won on Election Day + what to expect next (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

November 7, 2018

Statement from Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California Executive Director Amie Fishman on Passage of Proposition 1 and 2 Affordable Housing Measures

“Propositions 1 and 2 are critical wins for our Bay Area and California communities — ou...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2018

STATEMENT: In Anticipation of Election's Unprecedented Number of Affordable Housing Measures

In Anticipation of Election Day’s Unprecedented Number of Affordable Housing Measures Statement fr...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2018

SF Chronicle: "Housing, by any means necessary"

“This week, the YIMBYs’ pro-housing revolution is facing perhaps its biggest test. Its agend...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2018

GUSC: "What does the Nov. 6 ballot have to do with parenting?"

“As a parent, I’m increasingly concerned about the ability of vital and vulnerable community...

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Campaigns

November 2, 2018

Medium: "Housing is Top Topic and Top of Ticket this Tuesday"

“Election Day is Tuesday, which means our TVs, radios, social media feeds, and newspapers are ...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 31, 2018

Trick or Vote! (NPH E-News)

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News

October 30, 2018

New “HIP” solution created to drive progress for Bay Area region’s housing crisis

A new “HIP” program of incentives passed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) las...

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Campaigns

October 26, 2018

SFBT: How the Bay Area is replacing its reputation of “housing crisis” with “housing solutions”

“The Bay Area has long been known for its housing crisis. San Francisco, San Mateo, and Alamed...

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Campaigns

October 25, 2018

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Election 2018

“It’s nearly Election Day, and local races are seeing much of the splintering and fraying on...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 17, 2018

Prop 1 & 2: Critical next steps for our Bay Area (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

October 16, 2018

KAZU radio: "Santa Cruz County To Vote On Affordable Housing Bond"

“…As California’s housing situation worsens, an increasing number of communities are t...

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Connecting The Issues

October 5, 2018

Univision: Reporte señala la precaria situación económica de un tercio de los habitantes del área de la bahía

Según este reporte, la precaria situación de miles de familias podría dejarlos en la calle ante u...

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Campaigns

October 4, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: "Two measures would raise record-breaking $6 billion for affordable housing"

“Two years after voters approved billions of dollars to fund low-income homes around Californi...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2018

Univision: Gobernador de California aprueba ley para construir vivienda cerca del BART

El gobernador Jerry Brown aprobó la ley 2923 donde se aprueba que más de 300 acres en 27estaciones...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2018

East County Today: BART Housing Bill Signed by Governor Brown

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2923 that will bring much needed relief to the ...

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Policy+Advocacy

October 3, 2018

That's a Wrap on CA's 2018 Legislative Session... (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 2, 2018

That's a Wrap on the 2018 Legislative Session!

Post-Legislative Session Review: Affordable housing solutions, wins, and looking ahead to 2019  ...

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Policy+Advocacy

September 19, 2018

New Housing Needs Assessment report, final endorsements, and more (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

September 12, 2018

Via the Sentinel: Santa Cruz County in need of nearly 12,000 new affordable rentals

“Santa Cruz County is in need of nearly 12,000 new affordable rental homes to meet demand, acc...

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Campaigns

September 11, 2018

RELEASE: New Santa Cruz County Data - Housing Needs Grow, State Funding Drops

New Santa Cruz County Data: Housing Needs Grow, State Funding Drops New report builds case for local...

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Policy+Advocacy

September 5, 2018

Does Jerry Brown know where you stand on affordable housing? (NPH E-News)

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 22, 2018

Lamorinda Weekly: BART bill to head for senate vote

“We are pleased [AB 2923] has been sent to the Senate floor for a vote and have agreed to majo...

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Policy+Advocacy

August 22, 2018

BART bill needs your help (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

August 8, 2018

Register Pajaronian: "County supervisors approve housing bond, sales tax measure"

“The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday paved the way for voters in November to...

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Policy+Advocacy

August 8, 2018

CALeg is back, ballots get set, and more! (NPH E-News)

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Campaigns

August 6, 2018

Santa Cruz Sentinel: It’s time to refocus on housing

“Many in our community are deeply concerned about the lack of affordable housing for local fam...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 6, 2018

Mercury News Op-Ed: More Housing, Less Traffic -- A Bill Badly Needed for the Bay Area

“As our state lawmakers return from summer recess and get back to unfinished business, there r...

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Campaigns

July 25, 2018

NPH Statement on Santa Rosa Affordable Housing Bond Referral

NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN STATEMENT ON SANTA ROSA AFFORDABLE HOUSING BOND REFERRAL “...

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Events+Training

April 30, 2018

Affordable Housing Month 2018: Bay Area Events, Grand Openings, Panels, and more!

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March 14, 2018

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...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 15, 2018

AMIE FISHMAN OF NPH AND SAM MOSS OF MISSION HOUSING ON "YOUR CALL" KALW

On February 14, 2018,  NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman and Mission Housing Executive Director S...

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Connecting The Issues

February 6, 2018

NPH hosts “Tax Credit Equity in the Aftermath of Tax Reform”

With the recent passage of Federal Tax Reform, affordable housing developers have new hurdles to nav...

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Connecting The Issues

January 24, 2018

SF Biz Times: "Why San Francisco has the second-highest construction costs in the world"

“San Francisco has the world’s second-highest construction costs because of complex, bur...

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Ad Hoc

January 9, 2018

Ad Hoc Committees

In cases where certain legislative, regulatory or policy issues require more in-depth attention t...

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Campaigns

December 20, 2017

San Jose Organizations to Strengthen Civic Engagement, Increase City Vibrancy with $1 Million Boost from Night Foundation

Eleven projects are aimed at making San Jose a more vibrant place to live and work, driven by reside...

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Campaigns

November 6, 2017

San Francisco Business Times: "The tide is turning for affordable housing"

It’s no secret that the Bay Area has a housing crisis. Business leaders have long identified housi...

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Campaigns

November 2, 2017

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,...

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News

October 31, 2017

MTC Commissioners Approve Plan to Link Housing to Transportation Funds

On Wednesday, October 25th, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) voted to take an innova...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 27, 2017

Daily Journal: Law offers redevelopment agency replacement

“Gov. Jerry Brown heeded calls from lawmakers this legislative session by approving a slew of ...

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Campaigns

October 18, 2017

Richmond Confidential: Contra Costa affordable-housing advocates hope to build off ‘great energy’ of new state laws

“During the Richmond town hall, some speakers talked about the significance of the state bills...

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Campaigns

October 11, 2017

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  ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

KRON 4: Governor Brown signs California affordable housing bills

“There’s been momentum that’s been building towards this moment. And it’s so...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

New York Times: California Starts Tackling Huge Affordable Housing Shortage

“We need to get to a scale that meets the challenge that we’re facing,” said Amie ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

Univision: Gobernador de California aprueba paquete legislativo para enfrentar la crisis de vivienda

Ver este video sobre viviendas asequibles, con Michael Lane, Director de Politicas de NPH! via Univi...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

Hoodline Tenderloin: Governor In Town To Sign Affordable Housing Funding Bills

“It was truly a historic legislative session,” said Michael Lane, policy director for the Non-P...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

October 3, 2017

Daily Cal: Gov. Jerry Brown signs 15 bills to improve affordable housing in California

“On Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a package of housing bills that aim to improve Californian...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 29, 2017

GOVERNOR SIGNS HOUSING PACKAGE, LAUNCHES PROGRESS FOR CALIFORNIA HOUSING

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 22, 2017

Update: Housing Bills passed during 2017 Legislative Session

The Legislature made crucial first steps in addressing the state’s affordable housing crisis i...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 15, 2017

9.15.17 NPH Response to Housing Package Votes

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 14, 2017

LA Times: "Key California housing legislation still lacks votes"

  “…If SB 2 doesn’t pass, [NPH Policy Director Michael] Lane said he’s hoping i...

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News

August 22, 2017

Oakland Magazine: "A Better Housing Plan"

When Bay Area planners released a draft proposal earlier this year for guiding the region’s afford...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 1, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Building Homes and Jobs Act

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 1, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Affordable Housing Bond Act

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 17, 2017

NPH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMIE FISHMAN STATEMENT ON HOUSING PACKAGE ANNOUNCED TODAY “All of Calif...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 14, 2017

SF Chronicle: "California housing crisis spurring lawmakers into action"

“Homeownership in California has dropped to 1940s levels. Meanwhile, the cost of rental housin...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 13, 2017

SF Examiner: "Senate Bill 35 will help create affordable homes for vulnerable populations"

“Everyone knows California is facing a housing affordability crisis. In fact, recent local pol...

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News

June 28, 2017

East Bay Times: Solving the housing crisis takes bold action

“Bay Area counties have long been among the most expensive housing markets in the nation. A ne...

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Featured Resource

June 20, 2017

On Track Together: Housing and Transportation- Building the Bay Area’s Vibrant, Sustainable, and Affordable Future Together

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 13, 2017

State Legislative Update: June 13, 2017

Though California Leadership began the 2017-18 session with strong language proclaiming that address...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 1, 2017

Support Grows for SB 2

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Campaigns

April 6, 2017

Palo Alto Daily Post: "Growth rate starting to slow"

New census data released at the end of March 2017 showed a slowed growth rate in some Bay Area commu...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 6, 2017

"Our California values are about thriving, diverse, inclusive communities"

“NPH and all of us here believe in a Bay Area, believe in a California and a nation where ever...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 6, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Bring California Home Act

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 6, 2017

NPH Priority Bill 2017: Housing for a Healthy California

Bay Area voters stepped up for affordable housing funding in November 2016 in a big way. Now, the st...

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Campaigns

December 14, 2016

Medium: Voters Agree on Housing, Will Decision Makers Follow Their Lead?

“Earlier this year, a national survey from Ipsos Polling illuminated new insight into voters...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

December 13, 2016

State Legislature Kicks Off New Session

California legislative leaders began the 2017-18 session with passionate words, pledging their com...

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Connecting The Issues

December 5, 2016

A Statement From NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman on Ben Carson Pick for HUD Secretary

  After much speculation — and amidst grave concern from experts in the housing and developme...

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Featured Resource

November 22, 2016

Bay Area Policymakers Vote to Put Teeth in Plan Bay Area

On Thursday November 17th, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of B...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 9, 2016

Early Vote Counts Show Strong Support for Affordable Homes Throughout Bay Area

While final vote counts are still days away, unofficial results signal that voters supported the thr...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 8, 2016

We Would Not Be Where We Are Without Your Hard Work

We are so proud that this community has not only placed Affordable Housing measures on the ballot in...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 7, 2016

Interesting Facts About Voter Registration

NPH members played a role in this increase. We achieved a 15% increase in voter registration in our ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 4, 2016

NPH Staff Is Phone Banking and Lit Dropping Around the Bay Area!

Join NPH and GET OUT THE VOTE!

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Featured Resource

November 4, 2016

NPH ED Amie Fishman Speaks at SIEPR Policy Forum

NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman spoke this month at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy R...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

November 1, 2016

New LIHTC Advocacy Fact Sheet for California.

NHC's new fact sheet shows how income averaging would enable the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHT...

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Campaigns

November 1, 2016

MOHCD on Where $310m Housing Bond Funds are Being Used

The San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development released an update of where Pr...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

November 1, 2016

Ready to Vote Already!

The moment we've all been waiting for, Election Day on Tuesday, November 8 is almost here! If you vo...

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News

October 19, 2016

NPH Makes Inroads on Plan Bay Area

On October 14th the Joint Planning and Administrative Committees of the Metropolitan Transportation ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

October 18, 2016

Ballots Have Mailed -- Have You Talked to Voters?

Affordable housing volunteers are stepping up for our campaigns in a big way! Your work is making a ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

October 5, 2016

Are You Ready to Vote for Housing?

If you attended the NPH Conference, you heard loud and clear from our partners in local government ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

September 16, 2016

Housing Measure Campaign Materials Ready to Ship or Download

Here's your biweekly round-up of campaign activities, and how you can make the difference for re-inv...

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Policy+Advocacy

September 6, 2016

The Bay Area Plans for its Housing Future

On September 6th the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 6, 2016

CA Department of General Services Website for Surplus State-Owned Property

In an effort to provide quick access to information about surplus property DGS has developed a link ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

September 2, 2016

Yes on A1 for an Affordable Alameda Website Launches

Sign up to volunteer, donate to these important efforts & learn more about how to make sure ever...

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Campaigns

September 2, 2016

Ambassador Training for the Yes on K Campaign

Thank you to the great group who joined NPH & Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County yes...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

September 2, 2016

AB 2031 Support Letters Needed & Updates from Sacramento

NPH needs your help! Visit the Governor's website and ask Governor Brown to sign AB 2031, which will...

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Campaigns

September 2, 2016

Yes on A Campaign Kick-Offs in Santa Clara County

Thank you to the NPH members, partners and friends who joined us to make the YES on A for Affordable...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

August 26, 2016

3...2...1... Launch! Join NPH at Campaign Kickoffs

With Labor Day around the corner, the official campaign season kicks off and three campaigns NPH has...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

August 23, 2016

NPH-cosponsored Financing Bill Approved by State Senate

Yesterday, the Senate approved AB 2031 (Bonta and Atkins), legislation that would authorize local ju...

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Featured Resource

July 29, 2016

MTC Commission Votes to Adopt NPH Priorities for Transportation Funding

NPH won big victories for affordable housing yesterday as the Metropolitan Transportation Commission...

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Campaigns

July 27, 2016

Keeping Residents in San Mateo County

San Mateo County Supervisors Vote to Place Measure A Extension on the November 2016 Ballot...

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Campaigns

July 12, 2016

NOW IS THE TIME FOR BOLD ACTION IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

“People are counting on us to get this right”   San Mateo County Supervisors voted unanimou...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

July 12, 2016

Key State Affordable Housing Bills Signed Into Law

We are pleased to report that, on July 1, Governor Brown signed into law SB 873 (Beall). This legisl...

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Campaigns

June 21, 2016

Santa Clara County Supervisors Vote to Place Bond on November Ballot

Today, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing ...

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Campaigns

June 21, 2016

NPH Expresses Strong Support of the Proposed Santa Clara County Housing Bond

NPH expresses strong support of a $950 million General Obligation Bond on the November 2016 ballot, ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

June 15, 2016

NPH Advances Regional Funding Strategy in Three Counties

Read updates on the proposed housing bonds in Alameda and Santa Clara counties and revenue sources u...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 14, 2016

State Budget Update - June 14

As part of the state budget agreement reached between Governor Jerry Brown and the Legislature, $400...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 31, 2016

State Budget and Legislative Update - May 31, 2016

The Budget Conference Committee, which begins meeting today, will take up the Assembly proposal to a...

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Connecting The Issues

May 18, 2016

VTA Board of Directors Adopts a Strong Affordable Housing Policy

On Thursday, April 7th, the VTA Board of Directors took action to adopt a strong Affordable Housing ...

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Campaigns

May 18, 2016

Santa Clara County proposes bond measure for affordable homes

Deep community concern about homelessness and housing affordability for hard-working families is dri...

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Policy+Advocacy

May 17, 2016

Amie Fishman at the SV@Home Policy Breakfast:

NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman spoke on regional solutions to the housing affordability crisis ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 17, 2016

Our Response to Governor Brown's May Revise

Last Friday, Governor Jerry Brown released his "May Revise" for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budget...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

May 10, 2016

Investing in Housing Security in Alameda County

Read our two-page Proposal now! A $500 million Alameda County housing bond is a bold solution to pre...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 3, 2016

Action Needed: Ask Your Assemblymember to Support Inclusionary Housing Today!

Please call your Assemblymember today and ask her/him to vote "aye" when this critical affordable ho...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 25, 2016

$1.3 Billion State Housing Budget Proposal Announced

Assembly Democrats Unveil $1.3 Billion Plan to Address Housing Affordability Crisis, Alleviate Pover...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 19, 2016

Inclusionary Housing Bill Approved by State Assembly Committee

On Wednesday, April 13, the Assembly Committee on Local Government approved AB 2502 (Mullin and Chiu...

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Policy+Advocacy

April 12, 2016

NPH Political Director presents to Assembly Select Committee on Regional Planning in SF Bay Area

NPH urged State Assembly members to prioritize creating affordable homes for those most in need, and...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

April 12, 2016

Alameda County Proposed Housing Bond Resource Center

Join NPH and EBHO in supporting the proposed Alameda County Affordable Housing Bond. Much work remai...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

April 6, 2016

What Could A Housing Bond Do In Alameda County?

We can make sure there's a home for everyone in Alameda County. Will you join us?

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Effecting State-Wide Change

April 4, 2016

State Legislative Update

NPH has been working hard with our partners around the state to ensure that 2016 will be a big year ...

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Alameda County Housing Bond

April 4, 2016

NPH poll shows voter support for Alameda County Housing Bond

NPH is working with EBHO, our Alameda County partners and County Supervisors to get a $500 million H...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 22, 2016

Our State Budget Advocacy: REINVEST A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE STATE’S BUDGET SURPLUS INTO PROVEN PROGRAMS THAT BUILD AFFORDABLE HOMES

New One-Pager available for state-level budget advocacy!

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Alameda County Housing Bond

March 22, 2016

Alameda County Supervisors host first meeting on $500 million housing bond

Excitement, concern, and nearly 100 housing advocates filled the room on March 17 as Alameda County ...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 3, 2016

Support Letters Needed for NPH-sponsored AB 2031!

Support letters needed now - AB 2031 speeds up the process to construct desperately needed affordabl...

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News

March 2, 2016

Mayors’ breakfast focuses on housing issues

The topic was a regional economic forecast, but affordable homes dominated the conversation as 800 b...

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News

March 2, 2016

Housing advocates lift up real policy solutions for regional planning agencies

Powerful voices of residents fighting homelessness, family separation, and the danger of renewed seg...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

March 1, 2016

Palmer Fix Introduced

On February 19th, a new "Palmer Fix" bill, AB 2502 (Mullin and Chiu), was introduced to clarify that...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 29, 2016

US Supreme Court Declines Review of San Jose's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) announced that it will not hear the California Building I...

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Policy+Advocacy

February 22, 2016

NPH Co-Sponsors Oakland Boomerang Fund Bill

NPH is co-sponsoring AB 2031 (Bonta), a bill to address the growing housing crisis by allowing a ci...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

February 16, 2016

NPH Sponsors Senator Leno's Bill to Increase Affordable Housing Options for Low-Income Families

On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 Senator Mark Leno introduced, SB 1053, the Housing Opportunities Act...

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Connecting The Issues

February 8, 2016

News Alert: BART Adopts Affordable Housing Policy

On Thursday, January 28th, the BART Board of Directors voted 6-3 to adopt a policy that requires tha...

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Campaigns

January 29, 2016

Our Innovative New Political Program and Its Director

NPH has hired Sharon Cornu as its first Political Director to launch and lead an innovative program ...

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Campaigns

October 20, 2015

NPH’S Regional Strategy

NPH’s Regional Campaign Strategy includes growing public support to fund affordable homes across B...

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Campaigns

October 20, 2015

Affordable Homes Win at the San Francisco Ballot!

NPH salutes 98,251 San Francisco voters and thanks the volunteers, donors and organizers who deliver...

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Policy+Advocacy

June 22, 2015

Preservation Strategies

Rent control is a hot topic in the Bay Area right now and preservation strategies are an important p...

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Policy+Advocacy

June 10, 2015

Inclusionary Housing

NPH has long supported inclusionary housing policies as an important tool for local jurisdictions to...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

June 8, 2015

Affordable Housing Tax Credit Bill Passes Assembly

The California State Assembly today voted 78-0 to pass Assembly Bill 35, which is jointly authored b...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

May 7, 2015

Affordable Housing Tax Credit Bill Passes First Committee

Please read this important press release from Assembly Member David Chiu’s office with a quote...

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Effecting State-Wide Change

January 27, 2014

Making the Bay Area a More Affordable Place to Live: Progress Report on Proposition 1C

As with Proposition 46, NPH is tracking Bay Area awards from Proposition 1C, California’s largest ...

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Housing Advocacy Network

November 20, 2013

Housing Advocacy Network

The Housing Advocacy Network works on local, regional and state housing campaigns and issues. The...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 20, 2013

Regional Planning Efforts

An equitable and sustainable regional growth strategy is critical not only to achieving our environm...

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Policy+Advocacy

November 20, 2013

Local Funding Campaigns

When the governor eliminated California Redevelopment Agencies (RDAs) in December of 2011, local jur...

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Featured Resident Story

November 20, 2013

The Popes

Section 8 housing gave the entire Pope family room to pursue their passions and expand their hori...

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