Upcoming Events


MHCH Webinar on

"Myths and Facts About Rent Control"


Tues. Sept 27 at 7 pm

Join us for a webinar on the facts vs. myths about rent control. Ryan Bell, organizer for the Measure H Rent Control campaign in Pasadena, will explain the facts, dispel myths and answer questions about rent control. He will counter misinformation spread by "organized money" and explain how you can become part of efforts to empower tenants and transform our city.


Register in advance for this meeting:

Ryan Bell is the Southern California Regional Organizer with Tenants Together and a volunteer Member Organizer with the Pasadena Tenants Union. He is also a campaign organizer and finance coordinator for the Measure H campaign for rent control and just cause protections in Pasadena.


A Cohort for Faith Communities Exploring Having Affordable Housing on their Land


Thank you for your interest in exploring the use of your church’s underutilized land for affordable housing by joining this Cohort.  By attending this four-session course you will gain access to land use and financial feasibility support and more. The workshop is free, but attendance is required for those seeking services from Making Housing and Community Happen (MHCH), Congregational Land Committee made up of industry experts to help congregations find best-fit development vision and partners. 


Session 1 – October 6, 2022, (4:30pm - 6:30pm, Zoom) Introduction, a theology of land,    zoning, discrimination, site analysis

Session 2 - October 13, 2022, (4:30pm - 6:30pm, Zoom) Getting to know your city/neighborhood, housing types and models

Session 3 - October 20, 2022, (4:30pm - 6:30pm, Zoom) Redemption of the city, advocacy, financing

Session 4 - October 29, 2022, (9:30am -1:30 pm, In person, Washington View Apartments, includes tour) Request for Proposals, Site Programing   


It is important that at least two people from each congregation attend. We recommend a minimum of one clergy and one laity. If you cannot attend one of the sessions, please send a representative from your congregation on your behalf. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link. If you have any technical questions regarding the registration, please contact Melanie Baker at


Please fill out the registration below. Thank you!

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Past Events and Celebrations

November 2019 - “Affordable Housing Rockstars” - First Baptist Church Pasadena


December 2020 - “There’s No Place Like Home.”

December 2021 - “A Change Is Gonna Come.” Foursquare Gospel and online.