New data released last week by the MTC and ABAG as part of the agencies’ Vital Signs performance-monitoring initiative show the nine-county Bay Area’s housing stock increased by only 14,900 new units in 2017.
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New Vital Signs Data: Sluggish Housing Production Tightens Bay Area’s Housing Crunch
MTC Pledges $10 Million for New Fund to Preserve Affordable Housing
MTC today committed $10 million to establish a new revolving loan fund known as the Bay Area Preservation Pilot Fund.
OBAG 2 County Program to Provide $386 Million for 180 Projects Across the Region
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.
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?