Affordable Housing

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New Report Charts Course for Tackling Bay Area’s Chronic Housing Affordability Problems

News Release

ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today issued a detailed new report, entitled

Marin County Affordable Housing Project Gets Approval Under SB35 Rule

News Story

The first development proposal submitted to Marin County under a new state law intended to streamline certain types of housing developments to address California’s severe housing shortage and affor

Affordable Housing Boosted by BayREN Energy-Savings Program

News Story

Bay Area multifamily housing affordability issues have been eased for some through BayREN's multi-family energy rebate program – known as BAMBE.

MTC Offers Cities, Counties Big Carrot to Spur Affordable Housing

News Story

Taking a bold step to ease the Bay Area's persistent shortage of affordable housing, MTC last week established a $76 million grant program known as the Housing Incentive Pool, or HIP for short, to

Workforce and Affordable Housing Opportunities on Public Lands

News Story

Transit-Oriented Development

High-Profile CASA Initiative Tackles Region's Housing Crisis

News Story

CASA brings together 46 leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordab

Good News on Expanding Financing Options for In-Law Units

News Story

In response to the passage of land use: zoning legislation (SB 1069 Wieckowski) on accessory dwelling units (ADU) or in-law units, the California Housing Finance Agency recently announced that it h

Housing Action Agenda Approved on March 17, 2016

News Story

The ABAG Executive Board unanimously approved the Housing Action Agenda on March 17, 2016.

Successful Housing Forum - Sat, Feb 20th

News Story

ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), jointly sponsored "Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge," held on Saturday, February 20,