Housing

Hitting the (Virtual) Road to Secure More Housing image

Hitting the (Virtual) Road to Secure More Housing

With more than 2,200 new housing units at stake, the Bay Area Council this week hit the virtual road to testify in support of projects from Lafayet...
Council-Backed Housing Reforms Hitting Home image

Council-Backed Housing Reforms Hitting Home

A raft of housing reforms that the Bay Area Council has played a leading role in getting through the legislature in recent years are starting to hi...
Support Flowing for Casita Coalition image

Support Flowing for Casita Coalition

Within a few months of its incorporation into its own nonprofit, the Casita Coalition has raised nearly $700,000, a strong testament to the belief ...
Council-Backed Housing Project Gets OK in Mtn. View image

Council-Backed Housing Project Gets OK in Mtn. View

A little-used parking lot will be repurposed to build 303 new homes as part of a mixed-use project the Bay Area Council endorsed and the Mountain V...
First-Of-Its-Kind Regional Housing Authority Takes Flight image

First-Of-Its-Kind Regional Housing Authority Takes Flight

A new regional housing financing authority—the first of its kind in California—that the Bay Area Council helped create recently held its first ...
Council Co-Sponsoring New Housing Production Legislation image

Council Co-Sponsoring New Housing Production Legislation

The Bay Area Council is proud to partner with California Forward in sponsoring SB 1385, which authorizes residential development on existing lots ...
Council Endorses Projects Proposing 1,700 New Homes image

Council Endorses Projects Proposing 1,700 New Homes

Three development projects that include a combined almost 1,700 units of housing this week earned the endorsement of the Bay Area Council Project E...
Council’s Advocacy Helps Reopen Vital Construction Work image

Council’s Advocacy Helps Reopen Vital Construction Work

Following weeks of steady advocacy to exempt vital construction projects from shelter-in-place (SIP) orders, the Bay Area Council this week applaud...
Council Endorses 300-Unit Housing Project in Mountain View image

Council Endorses 300-Unit Housing Project in Mountain View

The Bay Area Council is excited to endorse 1001 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Mountain View. This project from Council member Sares Regis repurposes a sea ...
Council’s ADU Work Gets Big Boost from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative image

Council’s ADU Work Gets Big Boost from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Bay Area Council has been at the forefront of the revolution to make accessory dwelling units (ADU), aka granny or in-law units, a key solution...
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