Housing

Bay Area Council Supports SB 50 to Address California’s Housing Crisis image

Bay Area Council Supports SB 50 to Address California’s Housing Crisis

The Bay Area Council issued the following statement in support of legislation (SB 50) announced today (Jan. 7) by state Sen. Scott Wiener and other...
Housing Committee Celebrates Productive 2019 image

Housing Committee Celebrates Productive 2019

The Bay Area Council’s Housing Committee met Monday to reflect on what has been a highly productive year, with passage of a number of key bills f...
Fighting to Keep Statewide Housing Reform image

Fighting to Keep Statewide Housing Reform

A terrible and misguided court decision in San Mateo County threatens to undo and undermine a raft of recent legislation aimed at easing California...
On Housing, Tech Companies Walking the Walk image

On Housing, Tech Companies Walking the Walk

Bay Area Council member Apple became the latest tech company to put its money where its mouth is in addressing the region’s housing affordability...
It’s Baaaack! image

It’s Baaaack!

The high-profile rejection of a fully-compliant housing proposal in San Bruno has been resurrected as a bigger and better project by leveraging SB ...
Housing Committee Welcomes Assemblymember David Chiu image

Housing Committee Welcomes Assemblymember David Chiu

The Bay Area Council Housing Committee this week welcomed Assemblymember David Chiu for a recap of this year’s housing legislation. Chiu thanked ...
New ADU Laws: Helping Homeowners and Cities Achieve Change image

New ADU Laws: Helping Homeowners and Cities Achieve Change

On the heels of Governor Newsom’s signing of a package of Bay Area Council-backed accessory dwelling unit (ADU) bills into law last week, we conv...
Governor Newsom Signs Council-Backed  ADU and Housing Reform Bills into Law image

Governor Newsom Signs Council-Backed ADU and Housing Reform Bills into Law

Key Housing Legislation to Streamline Production and Ease Regulatory Barriers SAN FRANCISCO – An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) revolution un...
ADUs Help Solve Housing and Climate Crises image

ADUs Help Solve Housing and Climate Crises

The Bay Area’s housing shortage and affordability crisis are pushing more and more workers farther and farther from jobs and transit centers in s...
New Analysis: ADUs Are Good for Your Health image

New Analysis: ADUs Are Good for Your Health

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are good for your health, according to a new analysis by the California Budget & Policy Center. The analysis lo...
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