CCHO In the news: Will building more market housing help with Vancouver’s affordability problems?

Peter Cohen of CCHO was featured in Globe and Mail’s piece on the affordability crisis in Vancouver.


new OP-ED: Continuing San Francisco’s community development legacy

July 31, 2019. MOHCD’s leadership transition opens an opportunity to reflect on the department’s roots in community development while also responding to the tidal wave of evictions and exploding housing costs brought on by the tech economy.


CCHO IN THE NEWS: San Francisco’s housing market is so dire that tech workers are spending over $2,000 a month to rent rooms

July 22, 2019. "It's an affordable supply issue, not just a supply issue, said Maya Chupkov of CCHO.


CCHO In The News: new tool could help low-income residents stay in Seattle

July 15, 2019. “The question isn’t necessarily about whether the program is doing what it’s intended to do. It’s ‘Are the units available?’”

The Council of Community Housing Organizations (known as “Choo Choo”) is a nonprofit coalition of 26 community-based housing developers and tenant advocates.

Our collective longstanding mission is to foster the development of permanently affordable low-income housing in San Francisco, under community control and through non-speculative means of ownership, with adequate provisions for tenant services and empowerment.


SF Chronicle: SF Mayor London Breed struggles to build consensus with supervisors on housing plan

The influential CCHO…spokeswoman Maya Chupkov said that while the group supports streamlining proposals, the main barrier to affordable housing is something else: “Funding,” she said.


NEW OPED: SF’s housing bond is a big down payment for affordable housing

June 5, 2019.


blog: Demystifying the Development Process: How Housing Actually Gets Built

Last month, San Francisco Mayor London Breed hired the City’s first Director of Housing Delivery to expedite project approval and permitting, which should lead to more housing getting constructed, and more quickly. But, how does the development process actually work?

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