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State of the Estuary Conference Tuesday-Wednesday at Scottish Rite Center in Oakland Aerial over the San Francisco Estuary.

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State of the Estuary Conference Tuesday-Wednesday at Scottish Rite Center in Oakland

Every two years, the Estuary Partnership brings a focus to the management and ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary. The State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference showcases the latest information about the region’s work to sustain and improve the estuary’s habitats, living resources, water quality, climate resilience, and environmental stewardship.

New Research Finds Bay Area Needs $9.7 Billion to 'Unlock' 40,000 Affordable Homes in Predevelopment Pipeline Construction of an affordable housing apartment building complex for teachers in San Francisco: Shirley Chisholm Village.

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New Research Finds Bay Area Needs $9.7 Billion to 'Unlock' 40,000 Affordable Homes in Predevelopment Pipeline

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today released the Bay Area Affordable Housing Pipeline 2024 Report, which analyzes affordable housing projects in various stages of predevelopment and identifies solutions for moving them toward completion...

New Affordable Housing Portal Launches for Bay Area Doorway

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New Affordable Housing Portal Launches for Bay Area

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today launched the Doorway Housing Portal, a hub to easily find affordable housing in the Bay Area. The first-of-its-kind regional online portal was developed with pro bono support from Google.org Fellows, a team that includes Google researchers, designers, product managers and software engineers. 

Bay Area High School Students: Be Leaders in Transportation, Housing, Equity and More Interns from MTC's 2018 cohort celebrate their final presentations in San Francisco.

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Bay Area High School Students: Be Leaders in Transportation, Housing, Equity and More

Bay Area high school students are encouraged to apply for the Norman Mineta Bay Area Summer Academy, a four-week paid internship with the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District).

Bay Area Needs $7.6 Billion To Unlock 33,000 Affordable Homes Currently in the Pipeline Housing construction

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Bay Area Needs $7.6 Billion To Unlock 33,000 Affordable Homes Currently in the Pipeline

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today issued new research revealing that there are 395 affordable housing developments in various stages of predevelopment across the nine-county Bay Area that would create an estimated 32,944 affordable homes in one of the most expensive real estate markets in the country.

Bay Area Housing Finance Authority to Simplify Search For Affordable Housing affordable housing

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Bay Area Housing Finance Authority to Simplify Search For Affordable Housing

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) is beginning a project to develop and implement the Doorway Housing Portal, an online portal that will enable residents to search for affordable housing anywhere in the nine-county Bay Area and complete an application in less than 10 minutes.

ABAG-MTC Executive Director Therese McMillan Announces Retirement Therese McMillan

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ABAG-MTC Executive Director Therese McMillan Announces Retirement

Therese W. McMillan, executive director of the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) since 2019, notified the Commission that she will retire from both positions on January 31, 2023.

"After more than three decades of exceptional public service...

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