News and Stories

BAHFA Closes First Deal

News Story

MTC's newly launched Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) affiliate this month closed its first-ever transaction, funding a $5,000 grant through its newly formed Welfare Tax Exemption

MTC, ABAG Regional Housing Efforts Highlighted by Bay Area Council

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The Bay Area Council has long advocated for a strong regional approach to addressing our housing crisis, including supporting legislation that created the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA)

Bay Area Housing Finance Authority Receives Equitable Housing Policies Grant

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The Partnership for the Bay’s Future has announced $5 million in grants focused on advancing equitable housing policies.

ABAG, MTC Tap Bay Area Housing Veteran Kate Hartley As Director of Regional Housing Finance Authority

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The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the selection of housing policy, finance and development veteran Kate Hartley to

New State Budget to Propel Pilot Programs for Bay Area Housing

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The fiscal 2021-22 state budget signed into law Monday by Gov. Newsom includes a $20 million appropriation for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to underwrite the work of the Bay Area

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

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ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today issued a detailed new report, entitled Momentum for Lasting Solutions, to serve as a roadmap for private investors as well as federal