California Housing Finance Agency 2011-2012 ANNUAL REPORT

SUPPORT SERVICES

 

Legislative Division


The Legislative division works with various federal and state legislative, housing, business and other interest groups to identify and maximize opportunities to meet the housing and mortgage lending needs of low and moderate income families in California, and further the long-term business objectives of the Agency.

California Housing Finance Agency

THE NEW SAN FRANCISCO - OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE

The new Eastern Span for the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge is set to open to the public Labor Day 2013 at an estimated cost of $6.3 billion. It is designed to withstand the largest earthquake expected over a 1500 year period, and it is expected to last at least 150 years with proper maintenance.

Accomplishments - Legislation

 

  • Worked to secure funding for an additional round of federal foreclosure counseling dollars
  • Continued working with the California Legislature and Congress on issues affecting affordable housing, foreclosure prevention and mortgage lending throughout the state
  • Implemented a number of changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness