Housing Policy

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The 2019 California legislative cycle is in full swing, and MTC has taken positions on a number of bills that could substantially affect the Bay Area housing landscape if passed by the Legislature and...

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Governor Brown acted on bills for the final time on September 30, signing into law five housing-related bills that will affect housing production and zoning requirements in the Bay Area, while vetoing...

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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...

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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? MTC and the Association of Bay Area...

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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.

In wake of our current health, economic and housing crisis, and as people protest for racial justice in cities across the country, we launched The Metro Talks Equity Series—a series where regional...

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. Because people can’t afford to buy homes, or even afford to...

Bay Area housing issues are viewed in a wider context.

Participants share summaries of their break-out group discussions.

The Bay Area is failing to retain and grow middle-wage jobs that can provide economic opportunities to low-wage workers. Stagnant wages in a growing number of low-wage jobs further reduces...