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Kickoff: Bay Area Eviction & Legal Services Study

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Protecting vulnerable tenants is one of the three core goals of the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA). Evictions and the effects of evictions are known to have negative health and wellness

BAHFA Advisory Committee Recommends Placing Housing Bond on 2024 Ballot

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The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA)'s Advisory Committee today adopted a resolution recommending that the ABAG Executive Board and the BAHFA Board submit for consideration by voters in all

BAHFA Works to Keep South Bay Apartment Complex Affordable

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The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) recently collaborated with New York City-based Jonathan Rose Cos. and its nonprofit partner, Pacific Housing, to keep San Jose's The Grove apartments

BAHFA Awards $5 million to Help Napa County Seniors Avoid Homelessness

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The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) is launching its first homelessness prevention program with an award of $5 million to Napa County to administer a pilot program focused on extremely low

BAHFA Makes First Capital Commitment to Spur Housing Construction

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ABAG's and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's (MTC's) Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) affiliate last week launched its first loan program to promote the construction of affordable

Governor Signs Bill Bolstering Bay Area Housing Finance Authority

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Governor Newsom on Wednesday signed Assembly Bill 1319, an MTC- and ABAG-sponsored bill by East Bay Assemblymember Buffy Wicks that will ensure the Bay Area can capitalize on future voter-approved

ABAG/MTC-Backed ACA 1 Goes to Voters in 2024, a Boost to Bay Area Housing Bond

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ABAG-MTC backed Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1, which would lower the vote threshold for local special taxes and bonds to fund affordable housing, transportation, resilience and other public

BAHFA Featured on Housing Podcast

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Bay Area Housing Finance Authority Director, Kate Hartley, was featured this month on the podcast "Housing After Dark Episode 5: Is the Future of Housing Finance Regional?"

August Virtual Workshops: Investing in the Future of Bay Area Housing

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Two public virtual workshops this month will outline the Bay Area’s proposed regional 2024 bond measure to invest in the production and preservation of affordable housing to address the Bay Area’s

New Affordable Housing Portal Launches for Bay Area

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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