City of Sacramento: Save the Ordinance and Expand the Trust Fund

Let’s tell City Council Members to ensure housing is built for people and families of all income levels, no matter how rich or poor. Join SHA at the Planning and Design Commission Workshop Thursday, July 25 at 5:30 p.m.

The Sacramento City Planning Department is proposing changes to its Housing Element, which would eliminate developers’ obligation to mix affordable units in new developments if they pay a fee. While SHA supports going City-wide to expand the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, … READ MORE

Action Alert! City of Davis Inclusionary Housing Ordinance at Risk

Email Davis Mayor & City Council & Attend Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Please contact the Mayor and City Council today! Ask them to reject the proposal to allow unregulated accessory units to meet affordable housing requirements. Also, mark your calendars for the next Davis City Council Meeting on Tuesday, 7/9. You can protect affordable housing options in Davis!

The proposed revision to the Davis’ Inclusionary Housing Ordinance would allow untargeted, unregulated accessory units to count toward a developer’s Inclusionary Housing


Action Alert! Take Action TODAY on the Farm Bill!


 A walk through the 2011-13 Farm bill reauthorization process from our partners at the Community Food and Justice Coalition (Click to enlarge)


An important message from our partners at the Western READ MORE

City and County Remove SHRA Joint Power Authority (JPA) Dissolution from Agenda Tuesday: Thank you!

Thanks to your prompt advocacy, both the City and County have decided to remove the agenda item regarding the dissolution of the SHRA JPA this Tuesday, 6/18.

We look forward to having a thoughtful community dialogue about this important issue.

Your phone calls and emails to the Mayor, City Council Members and County Supervisors made a big difference in this important matter. We will keep you updated with any developments, and hope that you will stay part of the conversation … READ MORE

City and County Proposing to Dissolve SHRA Joint Power Authority (JPA) Next Tuesday, 6/18: URGENT ACTION NEEDED


It has come to our attention that the Sacramento Board of Supervisors and Sacramento City Council will be considering a resolution to dissolve the SHRA JPA next Tuesday, 6/18.

The Sacramento Housing Alliance has deep concerns about this action without a thoughtful, intentional planning process, including significant community engagement, regarding the pros/cons of such an action.

Our Housing Authority is in the middle of a Housing Choice Voucher crisis and to have this significant distraction would only serve to … READ MORE