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Local Early Action Planning Grant Program Application Now Due 1-31-21

The Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) grant program’s deadline has been extended to January 31, 2021! You still have time to apply.


Jurisdictions that did not apply: For cities and counties that were not able to meet the July 1, 2020 deadline, you still have more time. You now have until January...

Regional Housing Update -- HCD Issues Need Determination image includes two photos, one of a man wearing a hard hat sawing a wood on a roof under construction; the second part is an aerial shot of the San Francisco Bay Area

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Regional Housing Update -- HCD Issues Need Determination

Background


RHNA is the state-mandated process to identify the number of housing units, by affordability level, that each jurisdiction must accommodate in the Housing Element of its General Plan (Government Code §65584). As part of this process, the California Department of Housing and Community...

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ABAG, MTC Leaders Issue Statement Supporting Social Justice Activism Black Lives Matter banner hangs on the front of a brick building

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ABAG, MTC Leaders Issue Statement Supporting Social Justice Activism

Dear Bay Area Residents,


Communities nationwide and across the Bay Area are expressing their anguish and outrage over the recent violent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and the systemic injustice that their deaths, and too many more, reveal in our society. As regional...

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Final Call for PDAs Open Through May 31, 2020 image is of 2 to 3 story buildings around a plaza with colorful artwork with people walking

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Final Call for PDAs Open Through May 31, 2020

ABAG and MTC have opened a second call for Letters of Interest for new and modified Priority Development Areas (PDAs) in advance of the Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint. 


Analysis of the Draft Blueprint’s growth geographies and strategies is currently underway. However, local jurisdictions have...

Estuary Partnership Project Highlighted in Earth Day Coverage San Francisco Estuary Partnership

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Estuary Partnership Project Highlighted in Earth Day Coverage

A San Francisco Estuary Partnership project aimed at reducing the amount of polluted water draining into San Francisco Bay was highlighted by an NBC Bay report on Earth Day.


The highlighted work is the newest link in the Estuary Partnership’s “Green Stormwater Spine” along the busy San Pablo...

Wetland Regional Monitoring Program Plan for San Francisco Estuary Estuary

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Wetland Regional Monitoring Program Plan for San Francisco Estuary

The Wetland Regional Monitoring Program plan for the San Francisco Estuary is now complete.


Developed by the San Francisco Estuary Partnership and others, the plan will improve wetland restoration project success by putting in place regional-scale monitoring increasing the impact, utility and...