February 5, 2020

The California Housing Partnership Welcomes New Policy & Finance Team Members

As addressing housing needs rises to the top of statewide priorities, the California Housing Partnership ("the Partnership") is expanding our team to further advance our mission to create and preserve affordable and sustainable homes for Californians with low incomes by providing expert financial and policy solutions to nonprofit and public partners. 

Aditya Potluri joined the California Housing Partnership in 2020 with more than fifteen years of experience in the affordable housing industry. He brings expertise in budgeting, financing and construction of both rehab and mixed-use new construction. Aditya has direct experience securing and closing a range of financing including tax credits; tax-exempt bonds; programs from HCD including AHSC, MHP and IlG; and funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank's AHP program.  Prior to joining the Partnership, Aditya served as a Senior Project Manager at Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) in San Francisco and as a Project Manager at Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) in Berkeley. He has managed the development of over seven hundred homes serving families, seniors, transition-aged youth, special needs individuals and people experiencing homelessness.  Aditya can be reached at apotluri@chpc.net. 

Ben Creed  joined the California Housing Partnership in 2019. He previously worked as a project manager at West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation. At WHCHC, Ben contributed to eight developments in the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood with 431 affordable homes for low- to extremely low-income households, including 129 for residents with special needs. He has secured or managed over $75 million in public and private funding sources, including Low Income Housing Tax Credits, private activity bonds, AHP, MHP, IIG, NPLH, HHH, Section 8 Project Based Vouchers, local general funds, and conventional financing.  Prior  to WHCHC, Ben worked in operations and finance at The California Wellness Foundation in Los Angeles and the Charles H. Revson Foundation in New York City. Ben can be reached at bcreed@chpc.net.

Dave Kiddoo rejoined the California Housing Partnership in 2020. As a Senior Housing Finance Consultant and Director of Public Housing Initiatives, Dave provides financial consulting assistance and training to the Partnership's nonprofit and government clients. During his tenure at the Partnership, Dave served as the primary financial architect for the San Francisco Housing Authority's Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) disposition. That portfolio converted approximately 3,500 units of public housing with an aggregate budget of approximately $2 billion. Additionally, Dave played a key role in the planning of the Sunnydale and Potrero components of the HOPE SF program and was the lead financial consultant for seven other developments.  Dave has held leadership positions with the Oakland Housing Authority and American Baptist Homes of the West, and also worked as a project manager with EAH Housing and Citizens Housing. In that time, he managed or supervised the development of over 1,000 units of housing with an aggregate budget in excess of $300 million. Dave has extensive experience with HUD, HCD, Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and tax-exempt bond financing.  Dave can be reached at dkiddoo@chpc.net.

Anthony Carroll joined the California Housing Partnership in 2020. As Research Assistant, Anthony provides data analysis and other analytical support for our research and policy initiatives including the Partnership's exciting Roadmap HOME 2030 project with Housing California. Prior to joining the Partnership, Anthony was a research intern at the UC Berkeley Labor Center where he focused on job quality issues facing the formerly incarcerated, union involvement in improving these conditions, and the unique challenges facing Black workers in the Bay Area.  Anthony can be reached at acarroll@chpc.net.

Christina Gotuaco joined the California Housing Partnership in 2020. As Director of Communications, she oversees the Partnership's information design, marketing, media, and outreach efforts and works closely with the policy team on research publications and information sharing. Christina also leads the Partnership's fundraising efforts and is a key resource for our foundation partners.  Prior to joining the Partnership, Christina worked for EAH Housing as the Associate Director of Communications where she oversaw the team for marketing/graphics and media relations, and managed capacity building projects for the company's nearly 200-property affordable multifamily portfolio. Prior to EAH, Christina spent five years collaborating with 20+ Bay Area transit agencies on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Hub Signage Program. She has also worked for several other educational, nonprofit, and governmental organizations in public outreach and housing policy.  Christina can be reached at cgotuaco@chpc.net.

Michael Claproth joined the California Housing Partnership in 2019. As Sustainable Housing Program Associate, Michael assists in developing and managing sustainable housing programs to increase access to energy efficient tools and practices for low-income and vulnerable communities.  Prior to joining the Partnership, Michael was a researcher at the USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation where he provided support to the Homelessness Policy Research Institute and worked to address issues of criminal justice through the Price Center's work on Fair Chance Hiring Policies. Michael also worked at the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments where he managed the SGV Go Green program - a sustainable energy program tailored for small businesses. His efforts on this program included developing program metrics and reporting protocols, providing education and outreach, and building program partnerships. Michael can be reached at mclaproth@chpc.net.

Please join us in welcoming these talented people to our organization. 


Matt Schwartz
President & CEO