Date: February 4, 2016 File: publicadvocates-affordablehousing-one-sheet-final.pdf Affordable Housing One Sheet
October 9, 2017 – An op-ed in The San Francisco Examiner does a wrap-up on the many housing bills signed this year. Public Advocates is mentioned:
We should remember that many of these affordable housing bills have been attempted multiple times in the last half decade — and this year finally broke through, thanks to the urgency of the crisis and the persistence of advocates. Credit should go to Western Center on Law and Poverty, Housing California and Public Advocates in particular, which worked the “inside” of Sacramento but also stayed connected with organizers on the ground and, as best as possible, steered the bills away from deals that would undermine tenants and low-income residents. There was tremendous grassroots advocacy from the statewide Residents United Network and the HousingNow! coalition with in-district visits, capitol visits, lobby days and letter-writing and social media campaigns.
Click here to read the op-ed.