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Policies and Programs
SHA is reviewing housing elements throughout the Sacramento region evaluating for compliance with State law and to ensure they are responsive to local needs including whether there are adequate sites for development, and policies and programs to promote the construction and preservation of affordable housing for individuals and families that are paid a low income.
SHA, as a member of Sacramento Investment Without Displacement, successfully advocated for the City of Sacramento to mitigate potential negative impacts, such as displacement and to ensure existing residents benefit from significant new major developments by making a significant contribution to affordable housing.
Affordable Housing – COVID 19
SHA produced Affordable Housing COVID-10 Policy recommendations for local governments in the region to get people off the streets, keep people in their homes, and continue critical funding to support affordable housing development. SHA urged jurisdictions in the Sacramento region to make a significant affordable housing investments during the COVID-19 pandemic including emergency housing assistance for the unhoused, rental assistance, extension of the eviction moratorium, support for nonprofit housing developers and continuing funding for new affordable homes.
Affordable Housing Bus Tours
SHA’s advocacy led to the City of Sacramento to authorize issuance of a $100 million affordable housing bond. Authorization for the Affordable Housing Bond, has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Conducted two Affordable Housing Bus Tours for staff and elected representatives of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments and for State Department of Housing and Community Development representatives and staff.