Learn About Housing

Profound Impact

ECP - Housing Impact - CoverEnterprise Community Partners recently published a report that takes an in-depth look at the variety of ways the housing affordablity impacts the health and well being of families and communities.  In a word, its impact was characterized as "Profound."  Find the report here.



San Mateo County Once Again Found to Be the Least Affordable County in the United States

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) has released its 2014 Out of Reach report and San Mateo County was listed as the most expensive county in which to rent.

NLIHC's Out of Reach website

NLIHC's Out of Reach fact sheet



Many homeowners have concerns that building affordable housing will affect their home values and lower their quality of life.  The National Association of Realtors feels differently.


Facts and figures on housing, particularly in San Mateo County.  Check out the latest statistics on housing costs in San Mateo County, published each quarter by the San Mateo County Housing Authority.

State Housing Legislation to Watch

Our partner, the Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern Californina (NPH) has compiled a list of state legislation to watch for this year that will have an impact on housing affordability.


Tools for learning more about housing and especially affordable housing.

Senior Housing

Learn about the issues affecting seniors today and in coming years as San Mateo County faces a growing senior population.  The San Mateo County Health System has put together a series of reports reviewing this topic in depth.