Affordable housing

gavel and legislation
04/10/2018
Update: On April 17, SB 827 died in the Assembly Transportation and Housing committee. We expect new bills in the next legislative session will attempt to address the same issues, and we are hoping...
Housing near Caltrain - photo credit Mark Kahn
03/29/2018
Update: On April 9, 2018, Senator Wiener announced new amendments to SB 827 that address some of the concerns outlined in this post. See our follow-up post from April 10, SB 827 Moves in the Right...
Ann Cheng Headshot
03/26/2018
Last year we wrote about how TransForm has supported affordable housing statewide via successful advocacy for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program. Now, as we prepare to release...
Quetzal Gardens in San Jose
11/13/2017
In an attempt to address the housing crisis, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has proposed a goal of developing 25,000 new homes -- with at least 10,000 of these (or 40%) being affordable homes --...
Kailei Johnson with her three kids, Seth, Hannah, and Caleb.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/06/2017
Six months ago, Kailei Johnson was on the Internet when something caught her eye. It was an article about a new affordable housing development opening up near her in West Sacramento called West...
Jennifer West Headshot
03/03/2017
The 2016 Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program will improve the lives of thousands of low-income Californians – twenty-five future affordable housing developments...
Image: a woman waits for BART at Fruitvale station. Photo: Noah Berger
11/15/2016
The results of last week’s national elections are still sinking in. Trump’s inflammatory and offensive comments about people of color, women, immigrants, Muslims, and people with disabilities (to...
Photo of a demonstration in support of Measure JJ
10/13/2016
TransForm is strongly recommending a yes vote on two important measures before Oakland voters on November 8. Together, they will help Oaklanders struggling to deal with the housing crisis and make...
Image: A woman living in an affordable housing development sits with her dog. Photo: Rockwell Creative
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/12/2016
Everyone deserves to have a safe and affordable place to call home. We support Measure A1 in Alameda County because it will make that basic right a reality for more people. The housing crisis in...
Ann Cheng Headshot
07/14/2016
We finally did it!  After years of planning, research, and collaboration, I’m proud to announce the BETA release of a powerful and free new tool for planning more affordable, sustainable housing...

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