CHC co-sponsored AB 1505 (Bloom) passes through first committee

CHC co-sponsored AB 1505 (Bloom), which authorizes jurisdictions to adopt inclusionary zoning ordinances, passed its first hurdle after it was approved, Wednesday 4/5, by the Assembly Committee on Local Government with a vote of 6-3 along partisan lines. The bill now moves on to the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development.

CHC Newsletter: March 2017

In this issue…
– A Note From our Executive Director, Ray Pearl
– ICYMI, with important affordable housing legislation updates
– Federal Housing Policy Update from @David Gasson
– Affordable Housing in the News
– Registration for our 20th Anniversary Event (5/11) opens April 3rd!

Key Measure (SB2) Clears Second Hurdle in Senate

Sacramento, CA – Today’s approval today of SB 2 by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee signifies an important step to beginning to address California’s devastating housing shortage. The Senate Transportation and Housing committee approved the measure last month. “SB 2 is an important measure to begin to right the ship in California after years […]

Assembly Committee Moves to Fix Backwards Housing Policy with AB 71 Vote

Sacramento, CA – The California Housing Consortium applauds the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee’s approval today of AB 71 (Chiu). The bill advanced through the committee after a vote of 5-2. The Bring California Home Act is crucial for California to invest in alleviating a housing affordability crisis that drives jobs out of state and […]

Key Affordable Housing Measure Advances in Senate Committee

Sacramento, CA – The California Housing Consortium applauds the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee’s approval today of SB 2 (Atkins), a measure that is vital to chipping away at California’s devastating housing shortage. “California is in the throes of our worst housing crisis since World War II due to a shameful lack of investment in […]

CHC Newsletter: February 2017

In this issue…
– A Note From our Executive Director
– ICYMI
– CHC’s Adopt-A-Legislator
– Federal Housing Policy Update from @David Gasson
– Affordable Housing in the News
– Celebrating CHC’s 20th Anniversary

New Factsheet for SB 2 and AB 71

CHC partnered with Housing California to develop a Factsheet for SB 2 & AB 71 to inform decision-makers as they take action this year to address the state’s affordable housing crisis. These two pieces of legislation come at a crucial time for California, when state housing investment has plummeted by 69% in the last decade, […]

California’s Affordable Housing Crisis Must Be Addressed: Op-Ed published in SacBee by CHC Executive Director Ray Pearl

CHC Executive Director Ray Pearl was featured in today’s Sacramento Bee. His op-ed calls for a renewed commitment from California leaders to the values of inclusion, equity and opportunity by fixing Californias broken housing policies to ensure that all Californians have a safe place to live. “It’s clear that without action at the state level, […]

CHC Newsletter: January

In this issue…
– A Note From our Executive Director
– ICYMI
– CHC Co-Sponsored Legislation
– 2017 Board of Directors
– Save the Date
– Affordable Housing in the News
– 20th Anniversary Sponsors

Support Letters – SB 2 & AB 71 Building Homes & Jobs Act

Please voice your support of SB 2, the Building Homes and Jobs Act.  Our community desperately needs the jobs and affordable places to live that this important legislation will help to generate. Click here to view the SB 2 sample support letter Build support for AB 71. This important legislation protects the mortgage interest deduction that […]