Accelerating Our Impact

While 2021 may be winding down, the Housing Action Coalition is gearing up to accelerate our pro-housing advocacy with two new initiatives! First, we’re launching a new political action committee – HAC PAC – to support pro-housing leaders across California. If you’re as excited as we are and would like to learn more right away please reach out to me anytime…

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HAC is hiring a South Bay/Peninsula Organizer!

HOUSING ACTION COALITION SOUTH BAY + PENINSULA COMMUNITY ORGANIZER San Francisco Bay Area The Housing Action Coalition (HAC) is a nonprofit that advocates for building more housing at all levels of affordability to help alleviate the Bay Area’s and California’s housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis.    We’re looking for an inspired, creative, strategic, detail-oriented, project…

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It’s Time for Voters to Take Charge on Housing

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has long failed address our city’s ever-worsening housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis, but last week marked a new low when eight Supervisors voted to derail a development project that would have added 495 new homes in place of a Nordstrom’s valet parking lot and offered only flimsy excuses…

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Housing Heroes Presenting Sponsor Spotlight: Reuben, Junius & Rose

Everything we do at the Housing Action Coalition is a team effort and we enormously appreciate our longtime friends and partners at Reuben, Junius & Rose, LLP for teaming up with us once again as Presenting Sponsor of our 2021 Housing Heroes awards program.  With a wide range of pro-housing wins to celebrate this year,…

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Housing Action Coalition to Honor Bay Area Leaders at October 13 “Housing Heroes” Awards Presented by Reuben, Junius & Rose

HOUSING ACTION COALITION HONORS BAY AREA LEADERS AT OCTOBER 13 “HOUSING HEROES” AWARDS PRESENTED BY REUBEN, JUNIUS & ROSE   Nonprofit’s 19th annual awards ceremony celebrates visionaries, trailblazers, and risk takers for making exceptional contributions to creating more housing at all levels of affordability, and fostering more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities across Bay Area. …

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October is Time to Celebrate

October has always been an especially festive month as HAC gears up to honor our annual Housing Heroes, and this year we have more than ever to celebrate both as an organization and as pro-housing advocates.  With the addition of our two newest team members last month, HAC’s team has now doubled in size from…

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HAC is hiring our first-ever Communications Associate!

The Housing Action Coalition (HAC) is a nonprofit that advocates for building more housing at all levels of affordability to help alleviate the Bay Area’s and California’s housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis. Now we’re looking for an inspired, creative, strategic, detail-oriented, project management pro to serve as our first-ever Communications Associate! In this role,…

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Accessible Housing Matters

Discrimination is being denied something because of something one has little to no control over. Our country faces many issues of this nature, many of which have come to light in the past year and a half – Black Lives Matter movement, hateful acts against Asian-Americans, etc. Discrimination is a terrible, hurtful habit that plagues…

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HAC is hiring a new Development and Operations Associate!

The Housing Action Coalition (HAC) is a nonprofit that advocates for building more housing at all levels of affordability to help alleviate the Bay Area’s and California’s housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis.    We’re looking for an entry-level, detail-oriented, project management pro to serve as our Development and Operations Associate. In this role, you’ll help…

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Member Spotlight: Dignity Moves

What happens when you combine Silicon Valley’s legendary innovation with one of the most difficult and complex challenges facing California? You get DignityMoves, an organization working to systematically address missing pieces in the current solutions for homelessness.  California’s struggle with homelessness is already significant; 72% of the over 160,000 homeless individuals are unhoused. Upcoming expirations…

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Meet Darin Ranelletti, Oakland’s Policy Director for Housing Security

HAC staff and board members were joined for a June 25 Regulatory Committee meeting by Darin Ranelletti, Oakland’s Policy Director for Housing Security, to learn more about proposed changes to Oakland’s planning and building codes which are intended to address housing affordability. These proposals follow ideas from the 2016 Oakland at Home report, also known…

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The Importance and Potential of Transit Oriented Development

Introduction  Transit and housing are inextricably linked. However, in most of the United States, including the Bay Area, public transit cannot live up to its full potential due to a variety of policy decisions over the past half century that have eroded funding. The public demands better reliability and service from public transportation, yet often…

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