Affordable Senior Housing

LeadingAge California engages in a constant and determined fight to preserve and maintain services to California’s seniors and their providers through policy and advocacy

Senior housing allows people to live independently in a residence made to accomodate a seniors needs. Depending on the community, a senior can rent an apartment either at the market rate or if their income level applies, a lower rate.

To learn more click on a topic heading below.

Information on AB 35
AB 35 is a critically needed measure that will increase California’s investment in low-income housing by $300 million and leverage an additional $600 million in federal housing resources that would otherwise go unclaimed.  This measure builds on the proven success of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), which for decades has effectively helped finance affordable homes.  Please send your letter of support to

For a sample support letter, click here

For the AB 35 Fact Sheet, click here


Federal Resources
Information on federal affordable housing regulations.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

Performance Based Contract Administrators
Los Angeles LOMOD Corporation (LA LOMOD) - responsible for properties within the Los Angeles Multifamily HUD area
California Affordable Housing Initiatives, Inc. (CAHI) - responsible for properties within the San Francisco Multifamily HUD area (including the Sacramento Field Office)

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State Resources
Link to important information on affordable housing as it relates to California.

California Department of Housing and Community Development
California Housing Finance Agency
California Tax Credit Allocation Committee
California Debt Limit Allocation Committee
Board of Equalization - information on property taxes
Welfare and Veteran's Organization Exemptions
Department of Fair Employement and Housing
Department of Consumer Affairs - information on landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities

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Additional Resources
Affordable Housing Advocacy
American Association of Service Coordinators
Housing California
National Low Income Housing Coalition
National Housing Trust Fund Campaign
National PACE Association

Affordable Housing Research
California Budget Project
California Housing Partnership Corporation (CHPC)
Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Facility Needs for Seniors in the 21st Century
HUD USER - Policy Development and Research Information Service
Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University
KnowledgePlex - Senior & Special-Needs Housing
National Housing Trust
U.S. Census Bureau
California QuickFacts
U.S. Conference of Mayors

Affordable Housing Industry
National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA)
Association of Housing Management Agents of Northern California, Nevada and Hawaii (AHMA-NCNH)
Affordable Housing Management Association Pacific Southwest (AHMA-PSW)

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