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MTC, ABAG Regional Housing Efforts Highlighted by Bay Area Council

News Story

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)

Another Way to Do Housing Element Outreach – Jurisdictions Using RHTA Program Funded Housing Simulation Tool

News Story

Bay Area residents are learning about the housing element update process via a Regional Housing Technical Assistance (RHTA)-funded simulation tool. The complexity of the housing element update process

A Look at ABAG's Regional Housing Technical Assistance Program

News Story

Looking back over the first year of ABAG's Regional Housing Technical Assistance (RHTA) Program, the program has accomplished much to help jurisdictions prepare to submit their updated 6th Cycle

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

News Release

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

California Department of Housing and Community Development Approves Bay Area's RHNA

News Story

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has approved the Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG) Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Plan.

State Staffs Up to Enforce Housing Mandates

News Story

In a one-two punch signaling that it will prioritize enforcement of housing laws, the state is creating a new unit with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), and

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 Momentum for Lasting Solutions, to serve as a roadmap for private investors as well as federal

Release of Draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation Methodology

News Story

Today’s release of the Draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Methodology is a major and important milestone in the RHNA process. The Draft RHNA Methodology and Final RHNA Subregional Shares

Equitable Housing Focus of Bay Area Metro Talks Series

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The Bay Area's affordable housing crisis will be the subject of the first Bay Area Metro Talks Equity Series launching Wednesday, June 3 at 10 a.m.

Guide shows ways to lessen damage in a major temblor

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An online tool is now available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor. The Earthquake Home

Documents

ADUs-Projections-Memo_final.pdf
ADUs-Projections-Memo-final.pdf (246.16 KB)
Housing_Element_Timeline_March_29_2022_0.xlsx
xxHsg Element Timeline_rev 100 percent_Final (1).xlsx (122.72 KB)
Programs To Rezone
Programs-to-Rezone-final.pdf (356.29 KB)
HCD ABAG RHNA Plan Approval
ABAG RHNA Plan Approval - Date Corrected.pdf (165.42 KB)
Guidebook: Making Middle Housing Affordable
ABAG_Middle_Housing_Affordability_Guidebook.pdf (2.82 MB)