March 14, 2022

Affordable Housing Month

Affordable Housing Month 2021 neighborhood
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Poster art by Paul Gonzalez and Monika Rose.

Affordable Housing Month is just around the corner!

SV@Home is thrilled to announce Affordable Housing Month 2023! This year’s theme is #BuildingCommunity. During the entire month of May, SV@Home convenes our region’s housing partners to host dozens of virtual workshops, webinars, and creative community engagement opportunities in order to activate and engage our community of housing advocates and the general public around our housing challenges and solutions.

Questions? Contact Antonia Gutierrez at Antonia@siliconvalleyathome.org

Sponsor Affordable Housing Month!

Sponsors are essential in making Affordable Housing Month and SV@Home’s robust events program a success. Please consider becoming a sponsor and supporting SV@Home and the affordable housing community for this month-long effort designed to raise awareness, educate, engage, activate, and unite around affordable housing issues. View the sponsorship packet for more details on sponsor levels, benefits, and how to sponsor.

Questions? Contact Sergio Lopez at Sergio@siliconvalleyathome.org

Hear from our Affordable Housing Month 2021 sponsors why they’re passionate about supporting SV@Home and the affordable housing community:
Organizations sponsoring affordable housing month

Past Years

2022 #ReimaginingHome

During the entire month of May, SV@Home convened our region’s housing partners to host dozens of virtual workshops, webinars, and creative community engagement opportunities to educate, activate, and engage advocates and the general public around the housing challenges facing our community and the solutions we can pursue together. Our theme this year, Reimagining Home, invited participants to think outside of the box, deepen their knowledge, and join together to shift the collective perspective on building equitable, inclusive, restorative communities.

2021 #SiliconValleyIsHome

We’re so glad that hundreds of you joined us for Affordable Housing Month — Silicon Valley (AHM) 2021! During the entire month of May, SV@Home convenes our region’s housing partners to host dozens of virtual workshops, webinars, and creative community engagement opportunities to activate and engage our community of housing advocates and the general public about our housing challenges and solutions. Did you miss an event? Many events were recorded- catch up below! Want to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes of Affordable Housing Month? In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Gabriela Chavez-Lopez, SV@Home Communications and Membership Manager.

Poster art by Alfred Twu.

2020 #BeMyNeighbor

Poster art by Ricardo Cortez.

2019 #Year4Housing

Poster art by Harumo Sato.

2018 #ItsTime4Yes

Poster art by Tiffany Lin.

Recap 2020: Be My Neighbor

In 2020, our fifth annual public education and awareness campaign pivoted from a weeks-long to a month-long program with creative community engagement opportunities, in a time when the importance of a secure, safe, and affordable home has become even more crucial.

The global pandemic, coupled with our ongoing housing challenges, has made for a public health crisis at unprecedented scale. Yet even as we practice physical distancing, we are seeing in magnified ways how much we rely on the people, nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies around us for our individual and societal well-being.

Full of virtual events, activities for all ages, and invigorating conversations, AHM 2020 brought our community together to learn, engage, and act on how we can work to make Silicon Valley a more affordable place to live for all of our residents. We highlighted not only our housing challenges, but also dug into the solutions we are building together, with workshops, game nights, and more! View event recordings here.

You also joined the conversation during the Month by participating in our #BeMyNeighbor story share. We invited you to share a fond memory of a neighbor, whether from present day or your childhood, with the hashtag #BeMyNeighbor so we could share and highlight your story during Affordable Housing Month.