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Interim supportive housing can be a critical tool in getting California’s 181,000 unhoused residents off the streets and into safe, healthy environments, but there are too many barriers to building it quickly and affordably. In this commentary in the San Diego Union Tribune, DignityMoves CEO and Bay Area Council Homelessness Committee Co-Chair Elizabeth Funk and Bay Area Council Senior Vice President Adrian Covert advocate for legislation that can accelerate construction of interim supportive housing. Read the OpEd>> 

A recent blockbuster U.S. Supreme Court decision sided with the Bay Area Council in ruling that excessive and arbitrary local impact fees can be challenged in court. In this commentary in Calmatters, Council Vice President Louis Mirante discusses how this could help spur new housing but also how the ruling creates potential new challenges and what legislative fixes we may need to pursue. Read the OpEd>>  

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