Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: ABAG

The mystery of Newsom’s 3.5 million housing units shortage

The data shows that the figure the governor still uses to justify his policies is just wrong.

The Agenda: State housing battle plays out before SF supes

Mar wants ABAG to recognize that SF has already approved more luxury housing that it needs.

Government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich

 Editor's note: Plan Bay Area, a joint effort of the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, is creating a "blueprint" of strategies to guide growth...

Supes to vote on Wiener’s development bill

A Board of Supes committee will decide Thursday/5whether to oppose state Sen. Scott Wiener’s SB 50– and at this point, there are eight votes to say No. That’s enough to...

Mayor Breed sides with the Yimbys and developers

The housing agenda of Mayor London Breed continues to become more clear – and it’s entirely in line with development interests and the Yimby folks. Breed appointed a development lawyer,...

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

48 hills’ “Facebook money and California housing” series delves into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s multi-million-dollar funding of the pro-growth shadow government that’s reshaping California housing policy. The first installment...

Facebook money and California housing

On January 24, 2019, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the limited liability company founded by Dr. Priscilla Chan and her husband, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and funded by a lifetime...

48hills sues MTC over secretive housing policy operation

48hills filed suit in San Francisco Superior Court today asking a judge to order the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to release full reports of how much public money was spent...

CASA’s secret New York junket

During the final meeting of the CASA Technical Committee on December 12, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf let slip that she and unnamed others had recently taken a trip to...

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

The first installment of my CASA story listed bills introduced in the state Legislature on December 3, most notably Scott Wiener’s do-over of his failed SB 827, SB 50,...