Legislature Takes Action on Key Bills with the Support of Governor Brown

After years of tireless work, CHC is thrilled to share that the legislature has finally taken action to turn the tide on the housing catastrophe. Late last night and today, the Legislature took action on our key bills with the support of Governor Brown. It took tremendous collaboration, advocacy and education to move legislators from […]

Housing Leaders Applaud Sweeping Legislative Action to Turn Tide on Housing Catastrophe

California’s housing community is proud to have turned the tide on the crushing housing catastrophe by pressing for record-setting investment in affordable homes and removing barriers to building safe places for struggling Californians to live.

CHC Submits Comment on TCAC Opportunity Maps

Thank you for the opportunity to provide comment on TCAC’s Opportunity Maps and potential regulatory changes to promote large-family, new construction developments in high opportunity areas.

Changes to key housing bill will give local governments in California more control over the money

Los Angeles Times Cities and counties will have more control over money designed to help the state combat its housing affordability crisis under amendments to key legislation unveiled Tuesday.

Industry Insight – August

This month’s edition of Industry Insight includes:
-A Note from our Executive Director Ray Pearl
-In Case You Missed it
-A Federal Policy Update from David Gasson
-BrinCAHome
-Affordable Housing in the News
-Spotlight on New Development

California Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Affordable Housing Bond

Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders in the Senate and Assembly have reached a deal on a $4 billion bond measure to fund affordable housing in the state. The measure addresses one cause of California’s affordable housing crisis: a lack of state funding to construct homes for low-income residents.

State Senate bills aim to make homes more affordable, but they won’t spur nearly enough construction

Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders promised in a joint statement to pass a package of bills that “will help ensure Californians won’t have to pay an arm and a leg to have a roof over their head.” But the measures now contemplated to alleviate the state’s affordability crisis will not make much of a dent in California’s housing […]

Poll Reveals Strong Support for Large Affordable Housing Bond

Treasurer Chiang & affordable housing advocates release polling results, call on Governor Brown and Legislative leaders to ‘Think Big’ as they work on housing package. Amid Californian’s mounting concern over rising homelessness and out-of-reach rents, California State Treasurer John Chiang and a coalition of affordable housing advocates, including the California Housing Consortium, today released the […]

Industry Insight – July

This month’s edition of Industry Insight includes:
-A note from our Executive Director Ray Pearl
-In Case You Missed it
-A Federal Policy Update from David Gasson
-Affordable Housing in the News
-Spotlight on New Development

Gov. Jerry Brown says the state’s housing crisis is his next priority, but reaching a deal won’t be easy

Ray Pearl, executive director of the California Housing Consortium, said he is disappointed that lawmakers, after a recent history of failed housing legislation, again put off a decision. But he’s encouraged that it’s now the top priority. “We’ve seen that when there is legislative and gubernatorial leadership, the two-thirds hurdle is high but not insurmountable,” Pearl […]