CalHFA in the News




Newsom's Key Hires & Advisors Include Some of California's Most Influential African-Americans in State Government
(Black Voice News, February 27, 2019)

Governor Newsom Announces Appointment: Tia Boatman-Patterson as Senior Advisor on Housing
(South Bay (L.A.) Community News, February 20, 2019)

California Housing Finance Agency accepting applications for new multi-family program
(Woodland Daily Democrat, February 15, 2019)

California Expands Affordable Housing Finance Incentives
(Multi-Housing News, February 8, 2019)

State launches new fund for mixed-income housing
(Sacramento Business Journal, February 6, 2019)

California Housing Finance Agency Accepting Applications for New Multifamily Mixed-Income Program
(AP News, February 5, 2019)

California needs more ‘pure vanilla’ housing for seniors
(Marin Independent Journal, February 4, 2019)

Governor offers firm foundation for affordable housing
(San Jose Mercury News, February 4, 2019)

274 units of housing approved in Downtown Berkeley amid controversy
(Daily Californian, February 4, 2019)

A dark side to the California dream: How the state Constitution makes affordable housing hard to build
(L.A. Times, February 4, 2019)

How ‘unaffordable’ is Southern California housing?
(L.A. Daily News, February 4, 2019)

New governor makes housing a priority
(Sacramento Business Journal, February 1, 2019)

Three ways Gov. Newsom can address California’s housing crisis
(Sacramento Bee, February 1, 2019)

Chairman Crapo Releases Outline for Housing Finance Reform
(Press Release, February 1, 2019)

Pismo Beach has $3.5 million for affordable housing, but developers aren’t biting
(San Luis Obispo Tribune, February 1, 2019)

Housing still costs a fortune in California. Will Gavin Newsom’s plan fix that?
(Sacramento Bee, February 1, 2019)

Santa Clara approves 361-home development centered around urban farm
(Silicon Valley Business Journal, February 1, 2019)

Merced less affordable than many Valley cities, including Fresno, Clovis, Modesto, study says
(Merced Sun-Star, February 1, 2019)

Housing Bond Gives Help To First-Time Home Buyers In South Bay
(CBS SF Bay Area, February 1, 2019)





Sacramento waives fees on affordable housing projects; how much will it cost?
(Sacramento Bee, October 31, 2018)

Greg Conlon, candidate for state treasurer, on the issues
(San Diego Union-Tribune Commentary, October 31, 2018)

Grappling with California's Housing Crisis
(Fox & Hounds, October 30, 2018)

NCSHA Honors State Housing Finance Agencies for Innovation
(NCSHA News, October 30, 2018)

California Housing Finance Agency Welcomes New Director of Legislation Francesc Martí
(Business Wire, October 30, 2018)

Opinion: California Veterans Deserve Our Support of Propositions 1 and 2
(Times of San Diego, October 23, 2018)

CalHFA's Tia Boatman Patterson Elected NCSHA Board President
(Businesswire, October 22, 2018)

Buy a Home With Zero Down and No Closing Costs With a Conventional CalHFA Loan!
(Citywide Financial Corp Blog, October 19, 2018)

NCSHA Announces New Board of Directors
(, October 18, 2018)

Proposition 1: Should California Sell Bonds to Develop Affordable Housing and Help Veterans and Lower-Income Residents Buy Homes?
(California Budget and Policy Center, October 16, 2018)

Solano Real Estate Scene: No offers yet?
(Fairfield Daily Republic, October 15, 2018)

Construction set to begin on latest affordable housing site in Davis
(The Davis Enterprise, October 8, 2018)

City OKs late developer's project that will boost low income, "missing middle" housing
(Sacramento Bee, October 11, 2018)

Senator Mike McGuire to hold hearings on affordable housing strategies at state capitol
(KIEM Redwood News, October 2, 2018)



High housing costs squeeze San Joaquin County tenants
(Lodi News-Sentinel, August 28, 2018)

A Few Minutes with Stephen Russell
(, August 23, 2018)

The Worst Cities for Millennial First-Time Homebuyers
(Apartment Therapy, August 20, 2018)

Radio Clip
(Capitol Public Radio News, August 15, 2018)

Best CalHFA Mortgage Lenders of 2018
(NerdWallet, August 9, 2018)

CalHFA Gets an A+ From S&P Global Ratings
(Business Wire Press release, August 6, 2018)

First-Time Home Buyer Programs in California For 2018
(, August 3, 2018)

Best mortgage tips for August 2018
(, August 1, 2018)