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New Research Finds Bay Area Needs $9.7 Billion to 'Unlock' 40,000 Affordable Homes in Predevelopment Pipeline

News Release

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today released the Bay Area Affordable Housing Pipeline 2024 Report, which analyzes affordable housing

State HCD Announces Fair Housing Survey

News Story

As part of the California Department of Housing and Community Development's effort to update the fair housing plan, the agency is conducting a Community Needs Assessment survey to establish community

Kickoff: Bay Area Eviction & Legal Services Study

News Story

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

News Story

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

2023 Milestones Highlight BAHFA’s Work to Ease Housing Crisis

News Story

ABAG's affiliate, the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority, this year reached several important milestones as it accelerated its efforts to deliver lasting solutions to the Bay Area’s longstanding

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 Receive Award of Excellence from APA California for Regional Housing Technical Assistance Program

News Story

ABAG-MTC and partners Community Planning Collaborative have received the 2023 Planning Agency Award of Excellence from the American Planning Association (APA) California Chapter for the Regional

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?"


Upcoming Public Meetings Related to 2024 Bay Area Housing Bond
Updated-Matrix-of-Public-Meetings-March-2024.pdf (126.14 KB)
2024 Bay Area Regional Housing Bond: Housing to Solve Homelessness
Housing_Bond_Housing_Solve_Homelessness.pdf (105.74 KB)
2024 Bay Area Regional Housing Bond: Affordable Housing Production
Housing_Bond_Affordable_Housing_Production.pdf (107.53 KB)
About the Doorway Housing Portal
ABAG-MTC_Bay_Area_Housing_Doorway-Pilot_Fact_Sheet.pdf (238.46 KB)