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.

Annual Dinner & Business Hall of Fame Awards

Join us for our signature celebration on the region's top business and civic leadership

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



    2018-09-21 03:09:59

    Housing Advocacy Paying Off

    There was encouraging news on the housing front this week as several projects the Bay Area Council was supporting won approval. It may not end a crisis that has been building for decades but it offered a glimmer of hope that all the hard work of advocating for more housing may be paying off.


    2018-09-21 03:09:33

    Getting a First Hand Look at North Bay Fire Recovery

    The deadly and devastating fires were long ago extinguished, but the difficult work of recovering and rebuilding continues in the North Bay. To understand the impacts of the fires and the challenges of rebuilding, the staff of the Bay Area Council traveled to Santa Rosa to tour some of the heaviest hit areas.


    2018-09-21 03:09:06

    Can the Bay Area Hover Its Way Out of Traffic?

    Passenger (or freight) hovercraft could offer a very interesting way around the challenges of expanding water transit to the entire Bay Area.


    2018-09-21 03:09:21

    Combatting Toxic Workplace Cultures

    We Said Enough and #MeToo movement leader Adama Iwu, Vice President of State and Community Relations for Visa, joined the Bay Area Council Gender Equity & Diversity Committee on Wednesday for a lively, informative and timely discussion as the Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault controversy was making national headlines.