Housing

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From the Front Lines of the Nation’s Housing Battles

One of the nation’s leading journalists on housing issues was welcomed by the Bay Area Council Housing Committee this week where he discussed the...
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A Quiet Upzoning Revolution

SB 50 may be dead, but a movement the Bay Area Council began championing almost five years ago is quietly doing what that housing reform legislatio...
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Opportunity Zone Regulations Coming into Focus

The long-awaited release of new federal regulations is bringing into focus what investors can expect from Opportunity Zones (OZ), a new tool includ...
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Casita Coalition Earns National Recognition

Co-founded by the Bay Area Council, the Casita Coalition was recently named as a Top 25 finalist for the Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. Spo...
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Momentum Gaining in Winning Housing Reforms, but Much Work Remains

After years of relentless advocacy, housing leaders agree they’re starting to see the tide turn in the fight to reform outdated laws and regulati...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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