October 15, 2019

The California Housing Partnership Welcomes a New Director of Legislative and Regulatory

The California Housing Partnership is pleased to announce that Mark Stivers is now serving as Director of Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy based in Sacramento, CA. In close coordination with nonprofit and government partners, as well as State housing leaders, Mark will use his 23 years of experience in the field to help develop and advance a comprehensive agenda of legislative and regulatory solutions to the State's affordable housing crisis.

Mark most recently served as the acting Deputy Director for the Division of Financial Assistance at the California Department of Housing and Community Development, where he oversaw the department's program design, award, loan closing and monitoring efforts for more than 20 loan and grant programs. From 2015-2018, Mark was the Executive Director of the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, responsible for the administration of the California's Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Prior to his tenure at TCAC, Mark served 16 years as the primary housing  consultant to the California Senate, where he focused on land use and affordable housing legislation. Mark began his career as a fair housing counselor with two Bay Area non-profit fair housing organizations.

Mark can be reached at  mstivers@chpc.net  or by phone at 916-224-0318. Please join us in welcoming him to the California Housing Partnership team.