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Building and maintaining high-quality, well-managed, service-enhanced affordable housing communities that meet the needs of lower income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities.

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Building and maintaining high-quality, well-managed, service-enhanced affordable housing communities that meet the needs of lower income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities.

    Discussing the “Breakthrough Year” for Housing Policy with David Garcia

    Discussing the “Breakthrough Year” for Housing Policy with David Garcia

    In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to David Garcia, Policy Director at the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley. Garcia provides an overview of California's legislative session and what it means for affordable housing production throughout the state.



    To learn more, visit: https://ternercenter.berkeley.edu/



    Eden supported nine bills that advanced to Governor Newsom, who signed all but one. Read a summary of this legislation here: https://edenhousing.org/eden-updates/end-of-legislative-session-recap-eden-supported-bills-signed-by-the-governor/

    • 27 min
    Affordable Housing Month: Behind the Scenes

    Affordable Housing Month: Behind the Scenes

    In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Gabriela Chavez-Lopez, Communications and Membership Manager at SV@Home, a Silicon Valley-based membership organization that advocates for an increased supply of affordable housing. Gabriela takes us behind the scenes of Affordable Housing Month- a series of workshops, webinars, and community engagement opportunities aimed at activating and engaging supporters about our housing challenges and solutions.



    While housing policy can be a complex subject, Gabriela urges you to seek out educational events and organizations that make it more accessible and understandable. To learn more, or to get involved, visit siliconvalleyathome.org.

    • 15 min
    Partnership for Community Change in Richmond

    Partnership for Community Change in Richmond

    In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Linda Mandolini, President of Eden Housing, and Don Gilmore, Executive Director of Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC). Hear about the organizations' longstanding partnership to bring about positive community change and create housing opportunities for low-income families and individuals in Richmond. Gilmore and Mandolini also discuss efforts to promote diversity within the Real Estate Development and Property Management industries.



    To learn more or get involved visit communityhdc.org or edenhousing.org.

    • 34 min
    COVID x Homelessness: Advancing Equitable Solutions to Overlapping Crises

    COVID x Homelessness: Advancing Equitable Solutions to Overlapping Crises

    In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Tomiquia Moss, Founder and CEO of All Home, a nonprofit organization advancing regional solutions that disrupt cycles of poverty and homelessness and create more economic mobility opportunities for extremely low-income people. Moss discusses the overlapping COVID-19 pandemic and housing crisis and highlights the importance of forging racially equitable solutions.



    Sharing insight into upcoming legislation, Tomiquia Moss encourages you to get involved in advocacy!



    To learn more or get involved, visit allhomeca.org.

    • 18 min
    Professor Carolina Reid Shares Findings from the Terner Center’s Latest Report, “Recession and Recovery”

    Professor Carolina Reid Shares Findings from the Terner Center’s Latest Report, “Recession and Recovery”

    In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Carolina Reid, Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley, and Faculty Research Advisor at the Terner Center for Housing Innovation. Professor Reid shares findings from the Terner Center's latest report, "Recession and Recovery: The Critical Role of Housing Assistance in Promoting Economic Security for Low-Income Households."



    The analysis is the first to track changes in the incomes of residents living in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit-funded properties over time using longitudinal data for residents living in Eden Housing properties between 2003 and 2019.



    Read the full report at https://ternercenter.berkeley.edu/recession-and-recovery-housing-assistance

    • 15 min
    Addressing the Housing Crisis During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Assemblymember Marc Berman

    Addressing the Housing Crisis During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Assemblymember Marc Berman

    In this 100th episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-24). Assemblymember Berman speaks about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on affordable housing, and he emphasizes that the crises we’re already facing, including the housing crisis, homelessness crisis, and climate change, have not disappeared. As he says, “we know we did a good job last year of passing policies to protect tenants, but we did not do enough on the housing production side, and we just can’t wait another year.”



    For more information, visit https://a24.asmdc.org/.

    • 14 min

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