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.

Truth AND Consequences

Truth AND Consequences

In September, 2021, two days after his recall victory, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB9 as part of a 24 bill package intended to address housing supply and affordability..Legislation to change housing policy statewide is an ongoing thrust and highly contentious. Can recent and future Sacramento legislation deliver a lot more housing and improve affordability? What are the consequences — good and bad?

Town Hall on Housing Affordability & Homelessness Crisis

Town Hall on Housing Affordability & Homelessness Crisis

Every eight years the state assesses how much housing California needs. This cycle, the assessments doubled and, in some cases, tripled for cities across the state. Palo Alto will be required to build more than 6,000 housing units between 2023 and 2031. Housing is not just a California issue. What’s really causing our housing prices to be so unaffordable?

Statewide Town Hall on SB-9 and SB10

Statewide Town Hall on SB-9 and SB10

Senate Bill 9, authored by Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), would allow lot splits, duplexes, and as many as six units on parcels currently zoned for a single-family home.  Senate Bill 10, authored by Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), would allow as many as 14 units on...