The Pilgrimage to City Hall in Support of Affordable Housing

Our Purpose

Throughout the streets of midtown last Tuesday could be heard the voices of 50 people chanting “Fairness, justice, housing now!” The Pilgrimage to City Hall in Support of Affordable Housing brought the Sacramento community together in the quest to save the Mixed Income Housing Ordinance. Sacramento Area Congregations Together (Sacramento ACT), Disability Organizing Group for Initiating Total Equality (DOGFITE), Resources for Independent Living, Marshall School/New Era Park Neighborhood Association, Sacramento Homeless Organizing Committee (SHOC) and Mutual READ MORE

BCLI Public Forum: Community Values in Local and Regional Decision Making

Often, community voices are glaringly absent for public decision-making processes. Many public processes, such as neighborhood and county planning document updates or development decisions, are structured to facilitate a streamlined process instead of to facilitate meaningful engagement of residents in decision-making.
Join the 2013 Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute cohort for a public forum with regional leaders who work to engage community members in local and regional decision-making. You’ll have the chance to take part in a discussion … READ MORE

Action Alert! Pilgrimage to Sacramento City Hall in Support of Affordable Housing

The City Of Sacramento is proposing to make drastic changes to the City’s Mixed Income Housing Ordinance that are detrimental to ensuring that housing is built for residents of low, very-low and extremely-low income levels. The Sacramento Housing Alliance advocates for inclusionary communities and healthy neighborhoods which create opportunities for everyone to fulfill the American Dream. These proposed changes do not do that!

Please join the Sacramento Housing Alliance & our community partners, Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT), as we … READ MORE

SHA Announces Executive Director Job Opening

View the Executive Director Position Description

Affordable housing in Sacramento faces great challenges and opportunities. As the economic downturn caused home ownership to decline and rent prices to increase, working families struggled to stay afloat. The Sacramento Housing Alliance (SHA) seeks a visionary Executive Director with innovative solutions for this recovering housing environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong affordable housing policy background which will inform the way current challenges are addressed, as well as a solid commitment to … READ MORE

California Homes and Jobs Act 6 Days of Action

In just 6 days, the California Homes and Jobs Act will be heard by the first Assembly policy committee, with the second hearing scheduled only two days later.

• Housing and Community Development: Monday, August 12 (1:30 p.m.)
• Labor and Employment: Wednesday, August 14 (1:30 p.m.)

DAY 2 of Our 6 Days of Action
Imagine a legislator who serves on the Assembly committees getting 200 letters one day, 100 phone calls two days later, and 300 tweets the day … READ MORE