Technical Assistance

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) hosted this training webinar to introduce planners to its housing data packets and provide tips on accessing and using census data to better understand

ABAG, in partnership with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), hosted this forum to discuss state data requirements, solicit input on regional data tools and train

The Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Density Planning Innovations forum explores a topic foundational to the Priority Development Area (PDA) program: best practices and evidence from recent research

State housing legislation, combined with lawsuits focusing on local development review, increase the importance of translating city goals and guidelines for Priority Development Areas (PDAs) into

As cities embark on Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) adoption statewide, learn about different approaches some early-adopter jurisdictions have taken to support successful implementation of Senate Bill No

Supportive housing is permanent housing that is paired with comprehensive services and case management. Supportive housing models can support the needs of people who struggle with housing stability

The Housing Accountability Act and Senate Bill No. 35 (SB 35) have added significant new requirements to already busy planning departments, but have not yet provided guidance on how to comply. This

Urban greening has the potential to address many challenges in the built environment, from stormwater runoff and flood prevention to reducing greenhouse gases and increasing mental health benefits. As

In 2006, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission adopted Resolution 3765, a policy known as Complete Streets, to ensure that all projects funded with regional funds consider the accommodation of

This Planning Innovations forum from October 29, 2020 previews the first set of regional data tools developed as part of ABAG’s Housing Technical Assistance Program. The Housing Technical Assistance