Workforce Housing

Taking action to address California’s growing housing crisis

Bay Area Council Poll

Bay Area residents rank housing crisis as top issue, say traffic should be declared emergency. Economic confidence slipping.

72nd Annual Dinner & Business Hall of Fame Awards

Join us on November 9 in San Francisco!

Commute Improvement

Doubling down to keep the Bay Area economy moving

Workforce of the Future

Working to meet the Bay Area’s awesome talent needs

  • 72nd ANNUAL DINNER & BUSINESS HALL OF FAME AWARDS: Thursday, November 9, 5:30pm - 9:00pm, The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco
  • 6th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA-CHINA DELEGATION: LIFE SCIENCES AND BIOTECH, September 24-29, 2017, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou

Blog

Yearbook

2017-10-06 09:10:49

SAN FRANCISCO STATE TO HONOR COUNCIL’S JIM WUNDERMAN

The Bay Area Council’s own Jim Wunderman will be honored as San Francisco State University Alumnus of the Year at the 2017 President’s Dinner & Alumni Hall of Fame Celebration on Friday, November 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco.

Houses

2017-10-06 09:10:06

REGIONAL HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION PLAN STARTING IN THE RED

An update to the Bay Area’s long-range regional housing and transportation planning roadmap, Plan Bay Area 2040 (PBA), has been finalized and we’ve got a lot of catching up to do. Since the first plan was approved in 2013, the region has produced just under half of the housing that was called for to keep pace with a healthy, growing economy.

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2017-10-06 09:10:59

TAKING NEW APPROACHES TO ADDRESSING REGION’S WORKFORCE NEEDS

Joined by leaders from industry, academia and philanthropy, the Bay Area Council’s Workforce of the Future Committee on Monday (Oct. 2) explored new approaches to addressing the burgeoning skills and talent gaps affecting employers’ bottom lines and workers’ livelihoods. AT&T California President and Council Executive Committee member Ken McNeely joined Mitchell Stevens, Director of Stanford [...]

gov housing bill signing

2017-09-30 10:09:28

FIRST IMPORTANT STEP IN ADDRESSING CA HOUSING CRISIS

California took an important first step today in addressing its massive housing crisis when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a package of legislation aimed at providing new funding, streamlined local approvals and stronger enforcement of existing housing laws. Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman joined Gov. Brown, legislators and housing advocates from around the state at [...]