Calif. Progressive Housing Webinar January 18, 2022

Calif. Progressive Housing Webinar January 18, 2022

While San Francisco has a reputation for being progressive, it’s actually quite conservative when it comes to housing policy.

Fortunately, progressive leaders across the Bay Area are advancing housing solutions to build more equitable, affordable, and inclusive communities and setting an example other cities should follow.

National Housing Policy Webinar January 12, 2022

National Housing Policy Webinar January 12, 2022

A live webseries, hosted by Hawaii State Senator Stanley Chang, exploring the intricacies of and solutions to our local housing crisis from a global perspective.
Featured Speaker: Erika Poethig, Special Assistant to the President for Housing and Urban Policy.

ABAG Finally Gives Up: Guilty as Charged

ABAG Finally Gives Up: Guilty as Charged

On May 31, 2019, Community Venture Partners (CVP) and Livable California (LC) filed a Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint for Injunctive Relief and Declaratory Relief against the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) for violations of the Ralph M. Brown Act (California’s Open Meetings Law). After 2 ½ years of denial and obfuscation, ABAG surrendered to the inevitable. They had broken the law.

Catalysts in the News

Catalysts in the News

In the last 30 days, the Marin Independent Journal has published multiple points of view about housing that challenges the mainstream narrative that cities are to blame for the housing crisis and should adopt measures to build at all costs to meet Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA) mandates.