Learn more about housing policy in California and current state legislation.
California Department of Housing and Community Development – Extensive library of regulations, demographic information, housing needs and projection numbers, NIMBY resources and much more
California Tax Credit Allocation Committee – Administers the state and federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs
California Legislative Analyst’s Office – is a nonpartisan government agency that provides fiscal and policy advice to the California Legislature
California Housing Finance Agency – is an independent state agency within HCD that makes low-rate housing loans through the sale of taxable and tax-exempt bonds.
California Legislative Counsel – Access bill information or legislative publications
Regional Housing Associations:
San Diego Housing Federation (SDHF)
Department of Housing and Urban Development – Extensive information on the various federal housing programs
Federal Housing Finance Agency – independent federal regulator overseeing the housing finance market
National Housing Associations:
National Housing Conference – CHC’s national affiliate. NHC hosts “Paycheck to Paycheck” an online, interactive database which presents wage information for more than 60 occupations and home prices and rents for nearly 200 metropolitan areas. Visit NHC’s Open House blog to participate in a national conversation about how to best meet the need for decent, affordable housing
National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) – Working on preserving existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expanding the supply of low income housing, and establishing housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy
Affordable Rental Housing ACTION – A national, grassroots campaign led by a broad, cross-industry coalition of over 850 national, state, and local organizations working on protecting and preserving the Low Income Housing Tax Credit as a means of providing a wide variety of affordable rental housing options to low-income working families
Housing Partnership Network – A member-driven business collaborative of 100 of the leading housing and community development nonprofits in the country based on members sharing best practices through peer exchange from which new ideas emerge for innovation in the housing and community development sectors.