Housing

Council Looks Ahead to a Full 2021 Legislative Session Focused on Housing image

Council Looks Ahead to a Full 2021 Legislative Session Focused on Housing

The 2021 legislative session appears the be shaping up as a retread of 2020 with all the major housing bills that failed this past session coming b...
Member Spotlight: Facebook Invests $150 Million in Bay Area Low Income Housing image

Member Spotlight: Facebook Invests $150 Million in Bay Area Low Income Housing

Facebook Inc. announced this week (Wednesday) that developments for the lowest-income tier in the Bay Area will get $150 million of its planned inv...
Damning Report Highlights Need for Affordable Housing Reforms image

Damning Report Highlights Need for Affordable Housing Reforms

A damning report by the California State Auditor highlighted the importance of the Bay Area Council’s continuing work to reform policies and prog...
Council-Backed Housing Near BART Station Approved image

Council-Backed Housing Near BART Station Approved

More than 750 units of new housing near the West Oakland BART station that the Bay Area Council endorsed have been approved by the city’s Plannin...
Council-Endorsed Affordable Housing Project Approved image

Council-Endorsed Affordable Housing Project Approved

A 72-unit affordable housing development in Castro Valley that the Bay Area Council endorsed won approval from the Alameda County Board of Supervis...
Housing Committee Welcomes Sen. Wiener, Talks 2021 Legislative Strategy image

Housing Committee Welcomes Sen. Wiener, Talks 2021 Legislative Strategy

This week, the Bay Area Council’s Housing Committee met to shape our legislative strategy for 2021. The meeting was kicked off by Chair Mary Huss...
Regional Housing Allocations Adopted image

Regional Housing Allocations Adopted

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) recently adopted the methodology that will be used to determine where housing must be produced in th...
Act Now: Support UCSF’s Bold Plan for SF Parnassus Campus image

Act Now: Support UCSF’s Bold Plan for SF Parnassus Campus

The Bay Area Council proudly endorses plans by member organization University of California, San Francisco to revitalize their ...
Legislature Heads Home after Failing to Advance Significant Housing Reform image

Legislature Heads Home after Failing to Advance Significant Housing Reform

Claims that this would be the year of housing quickly fizzled when the Legislature’s lack of action left many important housing reform bills to d...
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...
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