CASA

SF mayor wants to cut fees to boost affordable housing
Housing
Mark Prado February 11, 2019
By Mark Prado
San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor London Breed is calling for the elimination of fees for projects that would provide 100 percent affordable housing.

New partnership announced to address region's affordable housing crisis
Housing
Mark Prado January 24, 2019
By Mark Prado
San Francisco

Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists announced Thursday the launch of a regional public-private housing partnership with a goal of building one of the country’s largest investment funds to address the regional affordable housing crisis.

Board authorizes ABAG president to sign CASA Compact Mark Prado January 18, 2019
By Mark Prado
ABAG

A plan to bring more affordable housing to the Bay Area won approval this week from the ABAG Executive Board.

Far off suburbs need affordable units too
Housing
Mark Prado January 16, 2019
By Mark Prado
Healdsburg

An analysis of Healdsburg in Sonoma County says it needs more affordable housing and warns that residents may find themselves priced out of the area.

What's ahead for housing in 2019
Housing
Mark Prado January 4, 2019
By Mark Prado
San Francisco housing

What is ahead for housing in 2019? Housing is as volatile as ever in the state and across the region, with home prices in flux and a dearth of affordable units.

Studies Show Minority Communities Squeezed Out By Housing Costs
Housing
Mark Prado November 26, 2018
By Mark Prado
Housing

UC Berkeley’s Urban Displacement Project and the California Housing Partnership produced interesting studies of San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa counties looking at how rising home prices have displaced low-income minority communities.