HOUSING CALIFORNIA

Shaping narrative, building power, and changing policy
to end homelessness and create affordable homes for all.

Register for Lobby Days 2021 Today

March 16 - 18

Housing California and RUN are excited to announce that our favorite day of the year has gone virtual: Lobby Days 2021 will stretch across three days, and you’re invited. Everyone who attends will need to first register through this link then get trained with us. RUN members must attend a series of three training sessions on February 10, 17, and 24. We will offer a Spanish language session on February 18. If you’re not a RUN member or you work for an affordable housing developer, service provider, or other partner organization, we’d love to have you join us for Lobby Days. We ask you to attend one training session for RUN allies on Thursday, March 4.

 

Anyone can get trained and join us. We need a lot of us to show legislators that they should support our priorities, so tell your friends to register here.

 

News and Updates

KPIX airs segment on Roadmap HOME 

KPIX (CBS in San Francisco) aired a piece on California’s Roadmap HOME 2030, a 10-year comprehensive, racial equity-centered, and evidence-based framework of bold policy solutions to end homelessness and create stable, affordable homes for all Californians. The piece included some of the key people involved in our work, like Residents United Network leaders Zella Knight and Willie Stevens, CA Housing Partnership Executive Director Matt Schwartz, and our own Executive Director Lisa Hershey. Check out the segment

Roadmap HOME op-ed in CalMatters

Check out this op-ed in CalMatters about Roadmap HOME 2030 and its role in setting our state on the right track toward advancing racial justice and creating stable, affordable homes for all Californians. Help spread the word.

Statement celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Housing California shares its perspective on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and its influence on the movement for justice today. Full statement here.

Statement regarding President-Elect Biden's COVID Relief Proposal

Housing California has released a statement regarding President-Elect Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan. Full statement here.

Housing California comments on Governor Newsom's Budget Proposal

Housing California Executive Director Lisa Hershey speaks to KQED California Report (at 5:49 mark) and Cap Radio about the latest state budget release and opportunities to effectively tackle homelessness in the coming months.

Housing California releases its annual report, "Path to Success"

This past year has reinforced that we are all in this together. In Housing California’s annual report, “Path to Success", we highlight the breadth of our collective work with partners across the state to create homes, health and prosperity for all Californians.  

Statement regarding Governor Newsom's State Budget Proposal

Housing California has released a joint statement with California Housing Partnership regarding Governor Newsom's State Budget Proposal. Full statement here.

Statement regarding selection of New HUD Secretary

Click here to read our statement regarding President-Elect Biden’s choice for HUD Secretary.

Statement regarding the CA Senate Housing Package

Click here to read our statement regarding the newly released California Housing Package.

Newsletter Archive

Read our previous Capitol Reporter Newsletters and RUN Newsletters. Would you like to hear from us? Sign up here.

Announcement

Housing California is excited to announce the dates for this year's Virtual (Un)Conference – to be held June 22-24, 2021!

Mark your calendars and join us from the comfort of your living room or deck as we, once again, go virtual!

View Our Save the Date

Special Initiatives

California's Roadmap HOME 2030

 

Comprehensive approach. Concrete solutions. Homes for all.

California’s Roadmap HOME 2030 is a 10-year vision and comprehensive, equity-centered framework of bold, evidence-based solutions to advance racial justice, end homelessness, and create stable, affordable homes for all Californians.

Check out the Roadmap HOME’s initial package of 12 policy solutions that state leaders are urged to prioritize this year. Stay tuned for the full Roadmap HOME 2030 in March, and sign up for updates and action alerts here.

Ready to take action now? Tell your legislator to support the 2021policy package to achieve housing justice in California.

Visit the Roadmap HOME 2030 website

Become a Member Today!

You'll be in good company: view Our Members. With your support over the last several years, advocacy by Housing California and the Residents United Network resulted in:

  • Raising more than $5 billion to address homelessness and housing affordability through state legislative and budgetary efforts.

  • Leading 2 state bond campaigns that resulted in $6 billion of new fundingfor affordable and supportive homes.

  • Passing numerous bills to increase the affordable and supportive housing production and protect low-income peopleand individuals experiencing homelessness.

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Vision

A California in which no one is homeless and everyone can afford a safe, stable place to call home in a healthy and vibrant community.

Reach Us

Housing California

1107 9th Street, Suite 560

Sacramento, CA 95814

p. 916.447.0503

f. 916.447.1900

staff@housingca.org

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