Shaping narrative, building power, and changing policy to end homelessness and create affordable homes for all.
Housing CA joins advocates in calling for key investments in affordable housing within the Build Back Better Act.
Learn About the Issues That We Care About
Did you know?
More than 160,000 people in California — from all walks of life — experience homelessness on any given night, and a series of systemic and social factors lead them there. People who are couch-surfing or living in an RV are still experiencing homelessness; they do not have a home to call their own.
Did you know?
In California, renters currently need to earn nearly 3 times the state minimum wage to afford average asking rents, but with 18.2% or approximately 40 million Californians suffering from poverty, those struggling the most cannot bridge the gap.
“As the premier state-wide convener on affordable housing and homelessness,
Housing California has representation from across sectors. Its board includes developers, health, labor, advocacy, and services to the homeless, ensuring that varied housing needs, challenges, and solutions are elevated; ultimately leading to more inclusive and impactful decisions than ever before.”
“Housing California has brought together different constituencies and moved them toward a common goal. It’s a complicated endeavor but a powerful one.”
Systemic racial injustice, a widening wealth gap, and a shortage of homes people can afford are affecting our livelihoods and threatening what we love about California. Learn about the creation of our bold long-term plan to create the future we all want for California – our Roadmap Home 2030.
“The time is now. Not to react to just the moment we are in with crisis or Band-Aid solutions, but to seriously use the evidence base to drive real change in California.”