Increasing Access to Affordable Housing Opportunities Grantees - 2018

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
California Reinvestment Coalition Both To support anti-displacement efforts in Silicon Valley, CRC will engage members and allies to secure new policies and corporate practices including creating affordable housing in designated Opportunity Zones. $60,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara To support the City of San Jose's roll-out of DAHLIA (an Affordable Housing Database and Web Portal) which will allow low-income renters online access to affordable rental options all in one user-friendly website that will eventually include the capability to apply to available housing units. $80,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Both In support of engaging and empowering homeowners to increase the supply of accessory dwelling units in the SIlicon Valley. $60,000
Legal Aid Society Of San Mateo Co San Mateo To support enforcement of existing just cause eviction protections and inform development of effective new anti-displacement measures. $60,000
Public Advocates, Inc. Both To support policies and investments that advance affordable housing efforts in Silicon Valley. $60,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Both In support of research on the impact of renter protections in Silicon Valley that will estimate a displacement baseline and a development feasibility threshold. $80,000
San Francisco Foundation Both To support building equitable and sustainable communities in the Bay Area by advancing land use and transportation investments.  $120,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York Both To increase affordable housing by examining entitlement processes in selected cities across California to identify if elements of state or local land use law create obstacles to developing housing, particularly affordable housing in high cost communities. $100,000
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara To support affordable housing efforts in Silicon Valley through strategic research, organizing, and coalition-building with local and regional partners. $60,000
Council of Community Housing Organizations (Fiscal sponsor: San Francisco Information Clearinghouse) Both To support affordable housing efforts in Silicon Valley by providing local organizers with Jobs-Housing Fit analytical tools, framing, and messaging skills. $40,000
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County San Mateo To support advancing affordable housing efforts in high opportunity neighborhoods in San Mateo County through policies and leadership. $50,000
SV@Home Santa Clara In support of affordable housing policy analysis and educational activities in northern Santa Clara county. $40,000
Urban Habitat San Mateo To support participation in the development of long term housing affordability solutions in San Mateo County prevent displacement of current renters. $40,000
    Total $855,000