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State Staffs Up to Enforce Housing Mandates Construction of new multi-family housing.

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State Staffs Up to Enforce Housing Mandates

In a one-two punch signaling that it will prioritize enforcement of housing laws, the state is creating a new unit with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), and California Attorney General Rob Bonta has assembled a housing “strike force” to prioritize tenant...

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Final RHNA Plan Released

On November 22, 2021, ABAG issued the proposed Final RHNA Plan, which includes adjustments to the final allocations for Contra Costa County and Pittsburg as a result of a partially granted appeal (see below for more details about the appeals process).


The remaining major milestones in the RHNA...

ABAG, MTC Applaud Action on Housing Bills A housing complex at Point Richmond.

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ABAG, MTC Applaud Action on Housing Bills

Several key bills aimed at addressing the state’s housing crisis – including one supported by MTC and ABAG – have been signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Bay Area Media Looking at Plan Bay Area 2050

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Bay Area Media Looking at Plan Bay Area 2050

Bay Area media is dissecting Plan Bay Area 2050, a vision for policies and investments to make the nine-county region more affordable, connected, diverse, healthy and economically vibrant, which was approved by the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission last month.

Final Plan Bay Area 2050 Released An adult and child pointing at the water in Richmond, California.

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Final Plan Bay Area 2050 Released

Guided by input from more than 20,000 Bay Area residents, nearly four years of planning work draw to a close today with the final release of Plan Bay Area 2050. Defined by strategies for housing, economic growth, transportation and the environment crafted to make the Bay Area more resilient and...

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