Affordable housing

Flickr: Paul Sullivan
02/02/2016
The Bay Area is facing an extreme housing crisis. Over the past several years, our region has not built enough housing, nor has it kept up with the ever increasing housing demand. Housing prices have...
TransForm Board members celebrate the year at our 2015 Live Awards and Benefit. Photo: Michelle Terris
12/30/2015
2015 was a big year for TransForm. After I returned from a three-month summer sabbatical, I was reminded of TransForm’s organizational strength, and how committed all of our staff members are to...
Flickr: rocor
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/22/2015
Bay Area communities seem to be changing at lightning speed – and consensus on what these changes mean and whether they are good is nearly impossible to reach. It's no small feat to set goals for...
Photo Credit Joel Aguiar
12/02/2015
I won’t mince words – Oakland is in a housing affordability crisis of epic proportions. And with some of the highest rents in the country and Uber’s impending arrival, tensions around Oakland’s...
Photo: Mukul Kundu
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
11/04/2015
It’s no secret that it’s expensive to live in the Bay Area, and rapidly getting less and less affordable in many of our communities. We at TransForm are feeling the crunch, too. Two of our Oakland-...
Flickr: Nicholas Eckhart
10/22/2015
It is rare that you can find one solution to two huge issues, especially if those two issues are our global climate crisis and the growing threat of displacement and lack of affordable homes across...
Flickr: Sergio LA
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
10/21/2015
Meeting California’s goal of reducing petroleum use by 50% by 2030 is ambitious – but achievable. It’s ambitious because it will require us to overcome decades of planning and investment that have...
Flickr: Olen Sanders
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/15/2015
The 2015 Legislative session is over… almost…  October 11 was Governor Brown’s deadline to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature. Now that the Governor has laid down his pen for the...
Photo credit: http://sfhousingnow.org/
10/06/2015
The future of the Bay Area depends on how well we can connect people to homes, jobs, and transit. Proposition A, an affordable housing bond on the San Francisco ballot this November, is critically...
Flickr: Alden Jewell
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/23/2015
There’s a parking revolution happening in California. Instead of thinking about how long until our meter expires, we’ve started thinking about how we can turn unused parking into homes, parks, and...

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