Category Archives: housing

Both Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) and Plan Bay Area 2050 Processes Begin

RHNA Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) is a state-mandated process that requires local governments to take certain actions to plan for housing production at all income levels. ABAG, acting on behalf of the region’s local governments, leads the RHNA allocation … Continue reading

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Plan Bay Area 2050 Launches

The future will be here before we know it, and Plan Bay Area 2050 is a roadmap to help the Bay Area prepare for the opportunities and challenges ahead. Plan Bay Area 2050 is the nine-county Bay Area’s long-range plan that … Continue reading

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Here’s what you need to know about the controversial Bay Area housing plan

From The San Francisco Chronicle Rachel Swan March 8, 2019 Updated: March 8, 2019 3:18 p.m. Democratic Assemblyman David Chiu stepped into a political typhoon Thursday, when he introduced a state bill to create a Bay Area housing authority that would put tax measures on … Continue reading

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Executive Board Authorizes President Rabbitt’s Signature on CASA Compact

In a 21-to-9 vote, the ABAG Executive Board at its January meeting authorized ABAG President David Rabbitt to sign the CASA Compact. The Compact is a set of policy recommendations to both state and local officials designed to help solve … Continue reading

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Controversial Bay Area Housing Plan Heads to State Legislature

Originally posted at KQED An ambitious plan to tackle the Bay Area’s housing crisis is making its way to the state Capitol, where lawmakers could advance a wide-ranging set of compromises drafted by a coalition of often divergent local interests. … Continue reading

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