Nick Williams, Inside Philanthropy

Foundations Are Making an Epic Push to Tackle Housing Affordability in the Bay Area

To tackle these issues, the partnership raised $500 million to “protect, preserve and produce” affordable housing in five counties: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa.

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LISC

Collaborative Effort Saves Affordable Housing in Redwood City

"This was especially innovative,” says Kate Comfort, executive director of HIP Housing. “When it comes to protecting and preserving affordable housing, you have to act quickly. Redwood City’s great us

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Cindy Wu and Khanh Russo

Embedding Racial Equity in Housing and the Launch of the Community Housing Fund

Embedding Racial Equity in Housing and the Launch of the Community Housing Fund In the San Jose metro area, those who are in the lower-income tier spend more than half

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LISC

CSH, Capital Impact, and Allied Housing Close on 125-unit Supportive Housing Project using the Partnership for the Bay’s Future

Hayward’s Mt Eden neighborhood will welcome a new, 125-unit Permanent Supportive Housing Development in early 2023.

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East Bay Community Law Center

The affordable housing crisis is about to get worse; here’s a policy that will help renters

Learn about the anti-displacement housing policy Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act that our Challenge Grant recipient EBCLC is working on to preserve affordable housing in Berkeley.

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Evita Chávez

Housing justice champions adapt together at the third Challenge Grant convening

The Challenge Grants quarterly convening provided a space for folks to share what they have learned this year and to meet others who are doing similar work.

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Shift the Narrative

Video: Building the Bay Area We Deserve

Learn more about the Shift the Narrative collaborative table and why this work is more important now than ever before.

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LISC

Community ownership model saves residents from eviction

BACLT leverages Partnership loan to acquire and rehabilitate a five-unit building for its residents living on low incomes.

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Mercury News / East Bay Times

From homelessness to real estate: How some Bay Area tenants won their affordable housing fight

Financing from the Partnership's loan funds helped a small group of Oakland tenants land a deal that ensures their rents remain affordable.

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San Francisco Foundation

$5 million for affordable housing: largest investment made by SFF impact investing fund

SFF’s Bay Area Community Impact Fund is investing $5 million in an innovative fund to keep Bay Area residents in their homes and to build more homes that are affordable for Bay Area families.

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