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This catalog provides photos illustrating neighborhoods with varied types of housing. All photos are available for use by Bay Area jurisdictions working on their Housing Element. Download the guide

The recent state legislative session brings many changes to housing laws statewide. Several new laws impact California jurisdictions' housing processes. Staff from Goldfarb & Lipman LLP discussed some

Session 4 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group – Developing a Responsive Design Framework & an Efficient and Transparent Planning Process – explores: Specific tools and

The Builders Remedy & Housing Elements paper describes the provisions of the Housing Accountability Act that constitute the "Builder’s Remedy" and how they may apply to a proposed housing development

AB 2011, the Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act of 2022 and SB 6, the Middle Class Housing Act of 2022, are intended to permit residential development on sites currently zoned and designated

Session 3 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group delves into the redevelopment implementation roadmap. Attendees were introduced to the following: Case studies to help local staff

The Bay Area Housing Element Working Group recently sent this letter to all the Planning Directors around the region. This Working Group is comprised of equity advocates who are participating in the

In Session 2 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group, consultants presented several project examples on how to successfully introduce housing into large mall and office park sites

In Session 1 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group, experts led the discussion on the regional importance and potential benefits of redeveloping aging malls and office parks

Senate Bill (SB) 9, one of California's most sweeping zoning reform bills, became law on January 1, 2022. By allowing single-family owners to create up to four housing units on their property, the law