February 23, 2023

Davis Vanguard: Affordable Housing Bill Gets Union Support

Sacramento, CA – This week, two of the largest unions in California—SEIU (Service Employees International Union) and CSEA (California State Employees Association)—endorsed SB 4, a bill that would allow religious institutions and nonprofit colleges to build 100% affordable housing projects on their property by-right, even if local zoning prevents this housing. The two unions—collectively representing nearly one million members—join the California Conference of Carpenters in support of the legislation, which was introduced as SB 899 in 2020 and passed the…
June 30, 2023

Final Budget Maintains Prior Housing Commitments with Additional Investments, Emphasizes Need for Deeper Strategy Ahead

The state’s housing shortage is exactly the critical environment that required us to remain steadfast with our investment commitments in the final state budget.
July 13, 2023

SF Chronicle: Game changer? Bay Area could get up to $20 billion for affordable housing

As San Francisco and other cities face pressure from the state to build unprecedented levels of affordable housing, officials throughout the Bay Area are hatching a plan to help the construction with a windfall of money.
August 9, 2023

CBS Bay Area: Work begins on controversial housing project in Marin County

A Marin City community said it is worried a housing project will accelerate gentrification and push out people of color.