CHC in DC 2017  

On March 21 and 22, a delegation of CHC Board-members traveled to Washington DC to advocate for important federal funding for affordable housing, including THUD funding, and S. 548 & H.R. 1661 (The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017). CHC participated in 22 scheduled meetings with: The offices of both CA Senators The offices […]

Federal Housing Policy Outlook – 2017 & Beyond: Event Recap

Since the ’16 election in November, many have been considering what a Trump Administration might mean for housing policy and practice in the next four years. Last Tuesday, California Housing Consortium and the Terner Center for Housing Innovation welcomed over 100 people to Oakland to explore this question in a  panel discussion titled, Federal Policy […]

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 […]