Homelessness

Council Supports Legislation to Accelerate Housing for the Homeless image

Council Supports Legislation to Accelerate Housing for the Homeless

The Bay Area Council is proud to support four bills to help accelerate and streamline the production of affordable housing, emergency shelters, and...
Racing to Shelter the Homeless in the Time of COVID image

Racing to Shelter the Homeless in the Time of COVID

Providing hotels and other innovative housing solutions for California’s homeless population is key to stopping the spread of COVID-19, according...
Federal COVID-19 Includes Billions for Homeless image

Federal COVID-19 Includes Billions for Homeless

Following efforts by the Bay Area Council and AllHome to corral regional leaders behind a united ask for $5 billion in federal COVID-19 assistance ...
Homelessness Dominates State of the State image

Homelessness Dominates State of the State

Governor Gavin Newsom dedicated nearly the entirety of Thursday’s State of the State of Address to the issues of housing and homelessness, hittin...
Expanding Economic Opportunity to All Regions of the State image

Expanding Economic Opportunity to All Regions of the State

The Bay Area Council this week brought its insights and expertise to the 2019 California Economic Summit in Fresno, where Gov. Newsom and top leade...
President Trump Weighs in on California Homelessness image

President Trump Weighs in on California Homelessness

Jetting to the Bay Area for a campaign fundraiser, President Trump this week generated headlines for a series of comments about California’s home...
Bay Area Council Goes ‘All-In’ to Combat Homelessness image

Bay Area Council Goes ‘All-In’ to Combat Homelessness

The Bay Area Council this week joined with Tipping Point Community and a phalanx of business, community and philanthropic organizations to launch t...
Bay Area Homelessness Up 24% Since 2017 image

Bay Area Homelessness Up 24% Since 2017

Three months after a Bay Area Council Economic Institute report highlighted the region’s growing homeless problem, new data finds the region now ...
WaPo Story Features Council Research on Homeless Problem image

WaPo Story Features Council Research on Homeless Problem

The regional nature of the Bay Area’s homeless crisis was brought into sharp relief in a powerful Washington Post story today that featured the B...
Homelessness Soars in the Bay Area image

Homelessness Soars in the Bay Area

Maybe it’s time for a different approach. A little over a month after the Bay Area Council Economic Institute released a groundbreaking report ra...
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