Income

Land Use

Bay Area Opportunity Zones

By Chirag Rabari
Map of the Month March 2018 - CA Opportunity Zones

March's Map of the Month from MTC and ABAG Executive Director Steve Heminger looks at Bay Area "Opportunity Zones" designated by the State of California Department of Finance (DOF). From the Executive Director's latest report to the MTC Commission and ABAG Executive Board: The federal tax bill, passed in December 2017, allows investors to defer or eliminate capital gains on investments made in “Opportunity Zones”. These zones must be designated by the governor in each state from a set of eligible Census tracts. Governors must select no more than 25 percent of eligible tracts statewide. Federal Read More

Housing

International Comparisons of Intergenerational Trends: Income, Labor, Housing and Wealth

By Chirag Rabari
Yes Conference 2017

Led by MTC and ABAG, Vital Signs is the Bay Area’s performance monitoring initiative, tracking key trends related to transportation, land and people, the economy, the environment and social equity. Vital Signs puts data in local, regional and national context by evaluating indicators over time, examining differences between cities and counties, and comparing the Bay Area with other peer metropolitan areas. Sometimes, zooming out to the international level can be just as illuminating. This new report – International Comparisons of Intergenerational Trends – from the Resolution Foundation, a Read More