Housing Policy

Housing Policy

News and Stories

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

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.

February Forum Jumpstarts Conversation on Housing Policy
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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 Affordable Housing Projects Receive Boost From Cap-and-Trade Grants
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Friday, December 18, 2015

The California Strategic Growth Council yesterday awarded $17.5 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to four affordable, transit-oriented housing projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Media

An Introduction to CASA
Video
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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: 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.

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.