Approximately $386 million in federal funds are set to go to 180 transportation projects in 95 jurisdictions across all nine Bay Area Counties through the One Bay Area Grant 2 (OBAG 2) County Program.
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OBAG 2 County Program to Provide $386 Million for 180 Projects Across the Region
MTC and ABAG Launch "The Bay Link," A Joint Daily Blog
MTC and ABAG are excited to announce the launch of the The Bay Link, a joint blog that will provide news, views and analysis on topics of regional interest.
Governor Brown Signs Legislative Package to Help Address California's Housing Needs
Governor Brown today signed the 15-bill housing package passed by the California Legislature earlier this month.
Housing Bills Advance to the Governor’s Desk
A suite of housing bills intended to begin addressing the state’s chronic housing shortage are now on the governor's desk.
High-Profile CASA Initiative Tackles Region’s Housing Crisis Head On
CASA brings together 46 leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordable housing, and protecting vulnerable populations from housing instability and displacement.
Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8
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
MTC and ABAG invite the public to open houses in Fairfield and Santa Rosa on Monday, June 13, and in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 14, to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.
February Forum Jumpstarts Conversation on Housing Policy
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
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
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
Summary of Significant Housing Bills Passed by Legislature in 2017
April 2017: Bay Area Sweet Spots
June 2016: Bay Area Housing Production: Forecast vs. Observed
March 2015: Negative Change in Homeownership Rates between 2005-09 and 2009-13
June 2015: Bay Area Housing Production: Forecast vs. Observed
An Introduction to CASA
The entire Bay Area is in the midst of a major housing crisis. In turn, that housing crisis is causing chaos in our transportation system.
Housing Forum: Reports from Group Discussions
Participants share summaries of their break-out group discussions.
Setting the stage: Real People, Real Stories
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
Bay Area housing issues are viewed in a wider context.
Housing Forum: Opening Panel
The Bay Area is failing to retain and grow middle-wage jobs that can provide economic opportunities to low-wage workers.
Housing Forum: Opening Remarks
A lack of affordable housing in the Bay Area is causing displacement. What does that mean?