affordable housing

Habitat for Humanity Steps into Housing Politics

By: Randy Shaw November 1, 2019 — The primary image evoked by the Habitat for Humanity name remains that of President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter working with volunteers to build or improve single-family homes. Habitat’s…






Adequate Housing Is a Human Right

By: Emily Bergeron October 2, 2019 — In the early seventeenth century, Thomas Benton built a pigsty. It was so close to his neighbor’s house that the odor of the swine made the home unbearable,…





Housing is Health

By: Kaiser Permanente August 29, 2019 — What will it take to solve the homelessness crisis? That was a central question August 14, 2019, at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club, during a sold-out panel discussion, the…



OC Surpasses L.A. as Priciest SoCal Apartment Market

By: Kelsi Maree Borland August 29, 2019 — Surpassing Los Angeles, Orange County now has the highest apartment asking rents in Southern California. According to new research from NAI Capital, average apartment rents in Orange County…






These Housing Bills Are Still Alive in California

By: Adam Brinklow June 27, 2019 — When Curbed SF asked why, in a political environment where the term “housing crisis” is used repeatedly, California can’t pass more significant housing legislation, the most common response from…




Huntington Beach Rents Lead SoCal

By: Kelsi Maree Borland June 25, 2019 — Huntington Beach is currently leading the Los Angeles market for apartment rent growth. According to a new report from Yardi’s Rent Café, Huntington Beach apartment rents increased 10.8%…