Housing

Bay Area Council Poll: Voters Say It’s Getting Much Harder to Find Housing image

Bay Area Council Poll: Voters Say It’s Getting Much Harder to Find Housing

Overwhelming support for ADUs, infill and transit-oriented housing and converting unused office space to housing; support also strong for allowing ...
Housing the Middle: Council Sponsors Conversation on Affordable Housing Solutions image

Housing the Middle: Council Sponsors Conversation on Affordable Housing Solutions

The Council was proud to sponsor Housing the Middle: Bay Area Affordable Housing Solutions, a provocative, solutions-oriented conversation with pr...
We’re Not Done Yet: Council Sponsors New ADU Reform Bill image

We’re Not Done Yet: Council Sponsors New ADU Reform Bill

Six years after the Bay Area Council sponsored the legislation (SB 1069, Wieckowski) that launched a statewide and national surge in accessory dwel...
New CA Housing Goals Better Reflect Actual Need image

New CA Housing Goals Better Reflect Actual Need

One of the primary challenges in addressing California’s decades-old housing affordability crisis is the ridiculously low number of new units tha...
New Data Highlights Impact of Bay Area’s Horrible Housing Shortage image

New Data Highlights Impact of Bay Area’s Horrible Housing Shortage

Not that we need more evidence of California’s historic housing shortage and affordability crisis, but the National Association of Realtors this ...
ADUs Come to the White House image

ADUs Come to the White House

Almost six years after legislation the Bay Area Council sponsored ignited a statewide surge in new accessory dwelling units (ADUs), the White House...
Governor’s Proposed Housing Investments in 2022-2023 Budget image

Governor’s Proposed Housing Investments in 2022-2023 Budget

Governor Newsom’s proposed 2022-2023 budget lays out his priorities for tackling the state’s housing crisis and includes $2 billion to...
Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Alameda Wins Preliminary Approval image

Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Alameda Wins Preliminary Approval

This week (Jan. 18) the Alameda City Council on a 4-1 vote moved ahead with the approval process for a 589-unit mixed use project proposed by Tim L...
Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Daly City Wins Preliminary Approval image

Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Daly City Wins Preliminary Approval

The Daly City City Council last week gave an initial OK to 1,200 units of new housing as part of a larger development the Bay Area Council had endo...
Council-Sponsored Reforms Tighten Screws on Cities to Produce Housing image

Council-Sponsored Reforms Tighten Screws on Cities to Produce Housing

It was supposed to be the blueprint for meeting the Bay Area’s housing needs. But it was barely worth the paper it was printed on. For years, the...
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