The CCHO Annual Party 2019!

The Annual CCHO Party

May 3, 5:30-8:00PM

Join us for the annual CCHO Party! kicking off the Affordable Housing Week activities. It’s that time of year again to celebrate this long history, our collective work, and our future! Join us for an evening of food, camaraderie, history, and the CCHO Housing Awards honoring our allies in the fight for a City for All!

Suggested donation of $20-$50 at the door, or you can donate here ahead of the event. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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OP-ED: Groundbreaking anti-displacement legislation to preserve affordable housing, protect tenants

March 31, 2019. SF Examiner. Passing COPA is the next big step in a comprehensive community stabilization and affordable housing strategy, one that begins with addressing people where they are at: in their homes.

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Nonprofits May Soon Have the First Chance to Buy Apartment Buildings in SF

April 9, 2019. Next City. Housing advocates have been working to get a law like COPA passed for at least the last four years, says Fernando Martí.

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.

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Supervisors Unanimously Back Plan to Give Housing Nonprofits First Bid on Buildings For Sale

April 3, 2019. “It creates a pathway, both for small sites but also for larger buildings. We’re stabilizing families where they’re at,” CCHO’s co-director Fernando Marti says.

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Housing production slows sharply despite growing backlog of approved projects

Affordable housing advocates with the Council of Community Housing Organizations agree that the slowing down of actual housing production over the past year speaks to a “rise in construction costs over the last two years.”

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Will Google, Amazon and Facebook fix the affordable housing crisis?

In Silicon Valley's backyard, only high-end housing needs in San Francisco have been met over the past four years ending in 2017. In contrast, over the same period, low-income and middle-income housing demand outstripped new housing supply four to one.

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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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