Governor’s budget aligned with MTC/ABAG priorities and Plan Bay Area 2050

Vacaville housing under construction.

Gov. Gavin Newsom today proposed an ambitious budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year that begins July 1, affirming the administration’s commitment to using the state’s budget surplus — estimated to total $46 billion — to advance key Bay Area priorities such as public transit, affordable housing, and climate resilience, in strong alignment with MTC’s and ABAG’s Plan Bay Area 2050 priorities. Read More


Bay Area and California Housing and Transportation Highlights from the Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget

By Leah Zippert
An Aerial View of Marin County with the Bay in the Background

Last month Congress approved a $1.3 trillion appropriations bill to fund the government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. In a departure from previous years, the budget included major boosts in funding for both defense and non-defense discretionary programs and also significantly increased investment in federal housing and transportation programs. This post will provide summaries of major housing, transportation and other relevant provisions from the final FY 2018 spending bill; a chart comparing FY 2017 and FY 2018 funding levels; and analysis of California and/or Bay Area impacts for select housing Read More