Take Action

Ways to deepen your understanding and support initiatives advancing equity, affordability, and environmental vitality in housing

Tools and Resources

  • Ready for elections in November? SPUR has analyzed local and state measures to include equity impacts, pros and cons, and recommendations in this 2022 Voting Guide.
  • *NEW* Equitable Home Electrification Toolkit is intended to help communities across the US take meaningful steps towards equitably electrifying existing housing stock. (RMI and Emerald Cities Collaborative)
  •  Looking to fund your Affordable Housing projects? Through the Permanent Local Housing Allocation Program Formula Component, applicants can access $465 million in funding for predevelopment, development, acquisition, rehabilitation, and preservation of affordable multifamily, residential live-work, and rental housing. Applications have a deadline of October 31, 2022.
  • The DOE announced a new equity-focused prize competition to accelerate decarbonization and support community driven clean energy solutions. The competition is open to teams of local partners, organized into coalitions and centered around community-based nonprofits. Submission deadline is December 7. 

Engage and Network

Upcoming opportunities to learn about intersectional approaches and work

Events to Check Out (in PT unless otherwise noted)

Expand Perspectives

Stories of efforts that can enable holistic, regenerative change in California housing and communities

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Alex Coba

Communications Associate

As a proud California native from Stockton, Alex brings a wealth of experience and a versatile skill set. He has a solid communication background with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations from California State University, Chico. Alex is adept at strategic communications and media relations, with experience gathering and sharing stories from his local communities that uplift the unique spirit and values of those places. He is excited to join Build It Green, where he can apply his talents to further BIG’s mission to help communities across California thrive.