Advocacy Organizations

Eah Housing Voter registration with Representative Lynn Woolsey
1. National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
http://www.nlihc.org 

Headquartered in Washington DC, The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is a national organization that solely dedicated to ending America's affordable housing crisis. Through advocacy and education, NLIHC seeks to improve the public's knowledge of low income housing issues and increase its support for progressive low income housing policy. 

2. Housing California 
http://www.housingca.org 

Housing California is the leading advocate in the state Capitol on housing and budget policy for homeless and very low-income people. They research and disseminate information to educate legislators and the public. Their mission is to prevent homelessness and to increase the amount of decent, safe, accessible and permanently affordable housing for homeless and very low-income Californians. 

3. Non Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH)
http://www.nonprofithousing.org 

Non Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) has been the collective voice of those who support, build and finance affordable housing. NPH promotes the proven methods of the non-profit sector and focuses government policy on housing solutions for low-income people who suffer disproportionately from the housing crisis. 

In addition to its advocacy work, NPH offers professional training, networking opportunities, and resources for housing policy analysts, advocates and activists. 

4. Housing Hawaii
http://www.housinghawaii.org 

Housing Hawaii is a broad coalition of public, private, and nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating, preserving and supporting affordable housing through education and development. It is our intention to provide a unified voice that will result in the creation of housing that is affordable for all Hawai'i residents. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development in Honolulu is an active partner to Housing Hawaii and provides guidance on its programs. Rural Community Assistance Corporation provides staff and technical assistance to Housing Hawaii. 


5. Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County (HLC)
http://www.hlcsmc.org/ 

Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County works with communities and their leaders to produce and preserve quality affordable homes.

6. East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO)
http://ebho.org/

Since 1984, East Bay Housing Organizations has been the leading affordable housing advocacy coalition serving Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. EBHO is a member-driven organization working to preserve, protect, and create affordable housing opportunities for low-income communities in the East Bay by educating, advocating, organizing, and building coalitions.

7. Silicon Valley @ Home
http://svathome.org/

SV@Home is the voice for affordable housing in the Silicon Valley. A membership organization, SV@Home advocates for policies, programs, land use, and funding that lead to an increased supply of affordable housing. Additionally, SV@Home educates elected officials and the community about the need for housing, and the link between housing and other quality of life outcomes, including education, health, transportation, and the environment.

8. Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH)
http://www.scanph.org/

The mission of SCANPH is to facilitate development of affordable homes across southern California by advancing effective public policies, sustainable financial resources, strong member organizations, and beneficial partnerships.