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[Episcopal Impact Fund and Eden Housing] HOUSING THE BAY Webinar Series

Episcopal Impact Fund and Eden Housing present a two-part webinar series examining the post-Covid housing crisis, how we got here, and what we can do to achieve a better future for all residents of the Bay.

[KQED] SOLD OUT Podcast: Rethinking Housing in America

Tents, evictions and gentrification. SOLD OUT envisions what home should be by examining California, the epicenter of the nation’s housing affordability crisis. Meet the dreamers and doers who are finding solutions to high housing costs because none of us can afford to wait.

[All Home] Creating Opportunities for Extremely Low-income Individuals and Families within the Bay Area

All Home is a Bay Area organization that advances regional solutions that will disrupt the cycle of poverty and homelessness, redress the disparities in outcomes as a result of race, and create more opportunity for economic mobility for extremely low-income (ELI) individuals and families within the Bay Area.

[San Francisco Foundation] San Francisco Donors Have a New Way to Invest in Affordable Housing

The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund and the San Francisco Foundation today announced the launch of the “Home for Good Fund,” which allows individual donors to help San Francisco families find and keep affordable homes. 

[SPUR] What It Will Really Take to Create an Affordable Bay Area

This report, the first in a series, aims to determine why housing prices have escalated so dramatically over the past several decades, what the impacts of those escalating costs have been on residents and who has borne the brunt of those impacts. The three other reports in this series offer long-range policy solutions to address this crisis and enable the Bay Area to become a more affordable region. 

[Othering & Belonging Institute] Racial Segregation in the San Francisco Bay Area

Segregation is one of our nation’s most enduring and intractable problems. More than 60 years since the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision denounced racial segregation in primary and secondary public schools, and 50 years since the enactment of the federal Fair Housing Act, our neighborhoods and schools have yet to reflect the rich diversity of our nation as a whole. 

Golden Gates: The Housing Crisis and a Reckoning for the American Dream by Conor Dougherty

Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing into the foremost symbol of inequality and an economy gone wrong. Nowhere is this more visible than in the San Francisco Bay Area, where fleets of private buses ferry software engineers past the tarp-and-plywood shanties of the homeless. The adage that California is a glimpse of the nation’s future has become a cautionary tale.

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they each struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of twenty-first-century America’s most devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.

Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California

Since 1979, the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) has been the collective voice of affordable housing for the Bay Area.

Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California at Berkeley

The mission of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California at Berkeley is to formulate bold strategies to house families from all walks of life in vibrant, sustainable, and affordable homes and communities.

The Bay's Future

A collaborative effort focused on advancing housing solutions, the Partnership for the Bay's Future works to produce, preserve, and protect affordable homes in the Bay Area, and to ensure our region remains a diverse place where all people are welcome and can thrive.