Housing

Homelessness: Causes, Consequences and Solutions image

Homelessness: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

The Bay Area has one of the largest and least sheltered homeless populations in the United States, but does little to coordinate resources at a reg...
Council Sponsors Housing Legislation to Address Missing Middle image

Council Sponsors Housing Legislation to Address Missing Middle

State lawmakers are working furiously to push a suite of housing legislation encompassing over 200 bills and secure endorsements ahead of committe...
Former Council Chair Michael Covarrubias Profiled image

Former Council Chair Michael Covarrubias Profiled

Even if you have not crossed paths with Michael Covarrubias in business or socially, it’s likely that as a Bay Area resident you have had indir...
Tour Showcases North Bay Rebuilding Opportunities image

Tour Showcases North Bay Rebuilding Opportunities

As the North Bay continues to rebuild following the devastating 2017 fires, the Bay Area Council today led a group of real estate developers and in...
New Regional Housing Authority Proposed image

New Regional Housing Authority Proposed

Strengthening regional approaches to solving the housing crisis has long been a major advocacy focus for the Bay Area Council, so we were encourage...
Construction Leadership Convenes to Grow Workforce Pipelines Across Region image

Construction Leadership Convenes to Grow Workforce Pipelines Across Region

The Bay Area Council convened top employers in the construction industry for the first-of-its-kind Occupational Council this week (Feb. 19) to addr...
Council Reviews Key Housing Legislation image

Council Reviews Key Housing Legislation

The LAO urged the Legislature to focus more on lower income housing than the “missing middle” where Governor placed a lot of emphasis. As Calif...
Homes, Not Walls image

Homes, Not Walls

An ill-advised attempt at humor by a Silicon Valley mayor brought a strong backlash from housing advocates this week and put a spotlight on the Bay...
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Register for North Bay Development Tour

In the wake of the tragic North Bay fires, civic leaders in Santa Rosa and Sonoma County enacted a sweeping package of incentives to promote more f...
Statement on Pacific Gas & Electric Reorganization Plans image

Statement on Pacific Gas & Electric Reorganization Plans

The Bay Area Council issued the following statement on the announcement by PG&E that it plans to file for Chapter 11 reorganization. PG&E was a fou...
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