CHC’s 2016 Policy Forum & Housing Hall of Fame Awards

CHC welcomed our largest crowd ever at this year’s Policy Forum & Housing Hall of Fame Awards on May 12. Over three hundred affordable housing leaders spent the day at the beautiful Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica. The program featured insightful housing experts, an engaging crowd sourcing panel with knowledgeable and diverse panelists from across the state and acknowledging six heroes in our field who have made a substantial contribution towards advancing affordable housing throughout California.

Affordable Housing and CEQA: How can we meet both environmental and housing development goals?

CHC held its first policy event of the year on January 13. Partnering with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and sponsored by Blach Construction, Affordable Housing and CEQA: How can we meet both environmental and housing development goals?, brought together members of the development, building, business, and public sectors to explore how environmental and housing […]

CHC’s 2015 Policy Forum & Housing Hall of Fame Awards

CHC’s 2015 Policy Forum & Housing Hall of Fame Awards was held at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on May 13. Close to three hundred affordable housing leaders spent the day hearing from insightful housing experts, participated in an engaging crowd sourcing panel with knowledgeable and diverse panelists from across the state and honoring seven heroes in our field who have made a substantial contribution towards advancing affordable housing throughout California.

CHC 2015 Advocacy Day Recap

On March 10, CHC had a successful Lobby Day in Sacramento! The day started with an update from state agency heads. Tia Boatman-Patterson, Executive Director at CalHFA, discussed the governor’s reorganization plan and various loan products at CalHFA. Susan Riggs, Deputy Secretary for Housing at the BCSH Agency announced that applications for the AHSC program […]

2nd Annual Housing with Services Summit

On January 20, CHC and LeadingAge CA held their 2nd Annual Housing with Services Summit, focused on and future opportunities for service enriched housing in light of the Affordable Care Act and the renewal of California’s 1115 Medicaid Waiver. Agenda 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Remarks Eric Dowdy, LeadingAge California Ray Pearl, California Housing Consortium Josh […]

What’s Next: A Look at Housing in 2014-2015

On September 3, 2014, CHC presented “What’s Next: A Look at Housing in 2014-2015.” This event provided an in-depth look at the newly-created housing programs from the 2013-2014 legislative session and a look forward to what might come in 2015. We heard from agency leads and policy experts to better understand opportunities to create more […]

CHC 2014 Policy Forum & Housing Hall of Fame Awards

May 22, 2014 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel 2014 Honorees Lucy Dunn, Orange County Business Council  Private Sector Bill Huang, City of Pasadena Public Sector Joel Rubenzahl, Community Economics  Non-Profit Sector Enterprise Community Partners Philanthropic Jeanne Peterson Lifetime Achievement Dianne Spaulding Honoring 25 Years of Service at NPH

CHC 2014 Advocacy Days

On March 18 and 19, CHC members traveled to Sacramento to meet with members of the legislature. On Tuesday, CalHFA Executive Claudia Cappio and California TCAC Executive Director Bill Pavao met with the group to give updates on their respective organizations. Assemblymember Ed Chau, Chair of the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, and Senator […]

Housing with Services Summit

On December 4, 2013, CHC and LeadingAge California hosted the Housing with Services Summit, sponsored by Union Bank, which examined the convergence of healthcare and affordable housing in California. The event explored how housing providers can partner with healthcare organizations to improve the quality of life for their residents. Regulatory, legal, and other practical aspects […]

CHC Homeownership Brown Bags

In August and September, CHC convened a series of brown bags in San Bernardino, Stockton, and San Jose in order to continue what we started in February with our 1st Annual Homeownership Forum. Attended by non-profit practitioners, banks, local governments, and housing counselors, we heard directly from individuals working in California’s hardest hit area on […]