Affordable housing

Residents and neighbors at Berrellesa Palms in Martinez. Photo credit: Martinez Gazette.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
09/01/2015
It’s not breaking news that the Bay Area has quickly become one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. As the cost of rent increases, too many low-income families, people with...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
08/10/2015
Eight months ago, Climate Benefits for California started as a 10 minute conversation about how great it would be to map out all of the investments from California’s Greenhouse Gas...
A couple living on the streets in Stockton, CA. Flickr: Gottanikoncamera
Bianca Taylor Headshot
07/15/2015
Fifty miles south of Sacramento in San Joaquin County, the city of Stockton is locked in a housing affordability crisis that has forced its residents out of their homes and onto the street. The ...
More affordable housing is coming to Alameda, CA. Flickr: eric shoemaker
07/09/2015
On Tuesday, June 16, something unexpected happened in Alameda (the City). The City Council unanimously approved a 68-acre, truly mixed-use development at the former Naval Air Station at Alameda...
Our Forum on Keeping Oakland Affordable drew a large crowd.
Geoffrey Johnson
05/21/2015
It was a packed house on Wednesday night as the best and the brightest advocates, planners, and community leaders gathered at TransForm with one thing on their mind: preventing displacement in...
Two girls ride a bicycle. Flickr something.from.nancy
Joshua Stark Headshot
05/19/2015
UPDATE 5/21/2015: The Assembly's budget proposal includes an additional $25 million for the Active Transportation Program, and another $25 million to fund free transit pass programs for youth,...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
04/16/2015
In transportation, it’s easy to become frustrated by the slow, dribbling pace of change.  New bus lines can take years to complete.  New trains can take decades.  Financial downturns...
Joshua Stark Headshot
03/24/2015
The 2015 legislative session is off and running, and so are we!  With just over a month until our fourth annual Transportation Choices Summit on April 27, we’re honing in on our top legislative...
Joël Ramos Headshot
03/10/2015
Things are changing in the City of Oakland. Along streets newly striped with green bike lanes and under the watch of a homegrown Mayor, neighborhoods are seeing a flurry of plans that have been...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
01/28/2015
The end of January marks a milestone for our state as a leader in climate protection and the promising start of our effort to improve the quality of life of all Californians through the cap-and-trade...

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