About Affordable Housing Month

May is #AffordableHousingMonth! Join together with housing advocates and allies around the Bay Area to learn about housing issues, engage with your community, join the conversation, and create progress for safe, stable, affordable homes.

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Around the Bay Area, affordable housing advocacy leaders host events where community members can come together to foster learning, share ideas, deepen relationships, celebrate community, and advocate for bold affordable housing solutions. We encourage you to attend events in your area to learn more.


Featured Events


JOin the Conversation

Share why you support affordable housing on Twitter!

Social Media Toolkit

Your guide to engaging on social media for Affordable Housing Month.

Downloadable graphics

Access pre-designed graphics to help celebrate the Month.


Take Action


Help us build A future where everyone has access to an affordable home: improving our health, our children’s educational outcomes, our environment, our transit system, our regional competitiveness, and keeping the Bay Area diverse and equitable.

There are hundreds of housing-related bills under consideration by our state lawmakers in Sacramento this legislative session. Learn about and share your support for critical affordable housing bills through the NPH Action Center.



“In our home, no one should live in constant fear of eviction or spend their whole paycheck to keep a roof overhead.”

California Governor Gavin Newsom



Participating Organizations

The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California is proud to work with our regional partners and members around the Bay Area to celebrate Affordable Housing Month and lead conversations, events, and opportunities to engage.

Affordable Housing Month happens thanks to our conveners who organize events in specific Counties around the Bay and to the dozens of NPH members that, as part of Strategic Communications Council, gather stories, share resources, and foster conversation.


Regional Conveners

Strategic Communications Council Members



The media has a critical role to play in telling our region and state’s affordable housing story. We invite reporters to join us in deepening their understanding of how this issue impacts our communities as well as the solutions and opportunities ahead. Please see below for media releases and resources. Questions? Get in touch with NPH Communications Director Alina Harway (


RELEASE: New Bay Area Data - Housing Costs Out of Reach, Needs Grow, Funding Plummets (5/6)
Just as supporters and residents across the Bay kick off Affordable Housing Month to explore opportunities and solutions for our region’s housing challenges, new data demonstrates that housing costs are pushing the cost of living in the Bay Area further out of reach for most working families. The California Housing Partnership published its annual Housing Needs Assessment data today for seven Bay Area Counties, demonstrating a snapshot of the region’s current housing needs and challenges… Read more.

RELEASE: Bay Area Explores Housing Opportunities, Solutions during Affordable Housing Month (4/29)
… Events include the release of new Housing Needs Assessment data for seven Bay Area Counties, movie screenings, panels and presentations, and a series of Grand Openings for new affordable housing communities. Affordable Housing Month is designed to lift public awareness about affordable housing challenges and solutions, and provide opportunities for the community to engage around and support additional housing solutions… Read more.