Housing

FIXING CEQA KEY TO ACHIEVING GOVERNOR’S GREENHOUSE GAS TARGETS

With Gov. Jerry Brown meeting this week with the Pope about climate change and his aggressive new targets for reducing California’s greenhouse ga...

DAVID CUSH PASSES GAVEL AS BAY AREA COUNCIL CHAIR TO MICHAEL COVARRUBIAS

The Bay Area Council Executive Committee and Board of Directors on Thursday (July 17) applauded Virgin America CEO David Cush for his two years of ...

Performance, not promises should inform regional housing incentives

As the region's housing crisis worsens, the Bay Area Council is advocating for changes in the way regional planners dole out incentives that focus ...

BAY AREA COUNCIL POLL CAPTURES RESIDENTS’ THOUGHTS ON Economy, DROUGHT, HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

The Bay Area Council this week (June 23) released results of our region-wide 2015 Bay Area Council Poll, the only survey of its kind that provides ...

2015 Bay Area Council Poll: Residents Say Soaring Economy May Be Plateauing; Drought, Housing and Crime Surface as Top Issues

Bay Area residents think the region’s super-heated economy may be reaching a plateau, according to results of the 2015 Bay Area Council Poll rele...

GOOD NEWS FOR REGIONAL HOUSING

The Bay Area Council this week (June 16) applauded the Alameda City Council’s unanimous approval of a project that will help address the region...

HOUSING COMMITTEE MAKES KEY ENDORSEMENTS

The Bay Area Council Housing and Sustainable Development Committee on Tuesday (June 10) made key endorsements on two major projects in San Francisc...

KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON REGIONAL HOUSING PLANNING

With the Bay Area confronting a major housing crisis, giving local communities a reason not to build housing would seem to be ill-advised. But a pr...

BUSINESS WAS NOT IN PLAN BAY AREA 1.0, BUT WILL BE IN 2.0

As Bay Area housing prices continue to rise and transportation networks operate near capacity, regional planners have begun to prepare for the futu...

COUNCIL CELEBRATES IMPORTANT NEW PENINSULA MIXED-USE VILLAGE

Bay Meadows, the pioneering transit-oriented development underway in San Mateo, broke ground this week (May 14) on the new village’s town square...
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