LISC

A Recipe to Create Affordable Housing

How a local developer’s new strategic plan, a forward-thinking city government, and flexible financing will create at least 160 new homes for the most vulnerable residents of Santa Clara County.

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LISC

Time to fill a Crucial Gap in Affordable Housing Financing

There’s a housing problem brewing in the Bay Area – and not the one everyone is talking about. A growing number of local buildings containing affordable homes are many decades old.

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Evita Chávez and Aysha Pamukcu

Help Make Housing Solution Breakthroughs for the Bay Area 

As we start to emerge from the pandemic, low-income renters are facing perilous financial circumstances. At the same time, California is experiencing a housing shortage and affordability emergency.

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Chris Norman

Challenge Grant convening showcases community-driven policy

Chris Norman, Oakland Challenge Grant Fellow, started his tenure by attending the Challenge Grant Quarterly Convening in May. Chris recaps the convening and writes about what draws him to this work.

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Partnership for the Bay's Future

What’s on the horizon: Using State and Federal Funds to Build Back Better – Event Video and Recap

The charge is clear, we as a community need to not only recover but build back better. To do that we, need to be in position to use Federal and

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Aboubacar "Asn" Ndiaye

San Jose gets to work on its Anti-Displacement Strategy

The San Jose Challenge Grant team shares the work they've been doing this year, including engaging the community on three priorities related to the city's Anti-Displacement Strategy, and next steps.

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