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High-Profile CASA Initiative Tackles Region’s Housing Crisis Head On
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

“Put on your seatbelts.”  

Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8
News Release
Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on Friday, July 8, on alternative planning scenarios fo

Three Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for Solano, Sonoma and San Francisco Counties
News Release
Friday, June 10, 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to open houses in Fairfield and Santa Rosa on Monday, June 13, and in San Franc

February Forum Jumpstarts Conversation on Housing Policy
Top Stories
Friday, February 26, 2016

How do you begin to talk about housing affordability in a region with increasing wealth as well as areas of intractable poverty and skyrocketing costs of living?

Bay Area Forum on the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

The Strategic Growth Council recently announced awards for the first round of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, which is funded through Cap and Trade auction proceeds.

777 New Units of Low-Income Housing to Be Built
News Release
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday’s action by California’s Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to 11 aff

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses This Week in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties
News Release
Monday, May 4, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to attend any of five open houses to be held thi

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
News Release
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to a pair of open houses in Pleasanton (Alameda

New Data on MTC Website Identifies Trends Affecting Bay Area Land and People
News Release
Monday, March 30, 2015

OAKLAND, CADid you know that the Bay Area outpaced every one of the other Top 10 U.S. metro areas except Houston for job growth from 2010 through 2013?

Media

Housing Forum: Opening Remarks
Video
Saturday, February 20, 2016

A lack of affordable housing in the Bay Area is causing displacement. What does that mean?

Housing Forum: Reports from Group Discussions
Video
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Participants share summaries of their break-out group discussions.

Setting the stage: Real People, Real Stories
Video
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Housing affordability and displacement are problems in cities all over the United States, and perhaps more so here in the Bay Area than anywhere else.

Housing Forum: Perspectives From Outside the Region
Video
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Bay Area housing issues are viewed in a wider context.

Housing Forum: Opening Panel
Video
Saturday, February 20, 2016

The Bay Area is failing to retain and grow middle-wage jobs that can provide economic opportunities to low-wage workers.