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Youth Residents at MidPen Housing's Main Street Park. Photo by Craig Sherod

Why Does Housing Cost So Much?

In 2014, The Urbanist ran an article titled “The Real Cost of Building Housing,” which looked at the exorbitant cost of construction in San Francisco. Over the past three years, these costs have continued to escalate. Join the panel to hear how the situation has evolved...

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Zoning at 100: A Look Forward

What is the role of zoning in the Bay Area’s housing shortage? A new body of research is examining the role of local land regulation like zoning — often a reflection of local homeowner concerns rather than regional imperatives — in limiting the supply of...

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CCHO Housers Happy Hour

Join CCHO and affordable housing supporters for a Housing Happy Hour in San Francisco. This is an opportunity for folks interested in learning more about the affordable housing movement and activism to connect with organizers, activists, and supporters. For more information and to RSVP. ...

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Asset Management/Property Management Stewardship Group

Join ELPN and SF Bay Asset Management Group May 18th for the first Asset/Property Management Stewardship Group convening. AM/PM Stewardship Group is an attempt to form an ongoing working group to focus on issues that affect property management and asset management. The group hopes to foster more...

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What Should the Region Be Doing About Housing?

It's no secret that the Bay Area is grappling with a regional housing shortage and all the negative consequences that come with it. Many argue that this is a regional issue that that needs a regional vision and regional tools. What is the role of...

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ELPN Bike Tour with EBHO and East Bay Co-Housing

ELPN has teamed up with EBHO as part of their Affordable Housing Week and East Bay Cohousing to host a bike tour of some non-traditional approaches to affordable housing.  The bike tour will begin in Berkeley, at 10AM on Saturday, May 13. Please meet us at East Bay...

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Data Science for Housing Affordability

The Urban Data Science Workshop (CP290E) brought students together to collaborate on developing skills in data science and apply them to a common theme of housing affordability.  We developed web scraping tools to collect data from online Craigslist rental listings and shared room listings, Airbnb...

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Affordable Housing Week Policy Breakfast 2017

Coming Together: Can We Agree on How to Respond to our Housing Crisis?SV@Home is hosting their Affordable Housing Week Policy Breakfast on May 12th! Join the discussion as affordable housing leaders and experts address solutions and tackle hard questions around the housing crisis. Panel: Emmett Carson, CEO and President...

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2017 Policy Forum & CA Housing Hall of Fame Awards

Mark your calendars for California Housing Consortium’s 20th anniversary. Celebrate with CHD at the 2017 Forum and California Housing and Hall of Fame Awards!  This year's keynote speaker will be Barbara Boxer and the forum will include a federal policy discussion and awards recognizing industry...

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San Francisco Entitlements, An Insider’s Perspective

Join the Emerging Leaders Peer Network in the continuation of our Marquee Speaker Series when we host a lively and behind the scenes look at the San Francisco entitlement process – that major milestone in the development life cycle that can often seem daunting and...

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