March 2, 2016

Housing advocates lift up real policy solutions for regional planning agencies

Powerful voices of residents fighting homelessness, family separation, and the danger of renewed segregation in the Bay Area dominated the summit on housing and affordability hosted by MTC and ABAG on Feb. 20.
April 5, 2016

Transit-oriented Affordable Home Tour with MTC

            NPH and Silicon Valley @Home partnered to tour affordable homes in Santa Clara County with leaders from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on March 30.   MTC shares NPH’s nine-county footprint and works with the Association of Bay Area Governments to facilitate housing connections to transit. MTC executive director Steve Heminger said, “We have transportation problems in the Bay Area, but we have a housing crisis in the Bay Area. They have influence on each…
July 29, 2016

MTC Commission Votes to Adopt NPH Priorities for Transportation Funding

NPH won big victories for affordable housing yesterday as the Metropolitan Transportation Commission voted to amend the One Bay Area Grant, a $916 million regional transportation funding program.
September 6, 2016

The Bay Area Plans for its Housing Future

On September 6th the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission unveiled the “Draft Preferred Scenario” of Plan Bay Area, which represents the regional agencies’ take on what growth should look like for the Bay Area over the next 24 years. NPH is closely tracking Plan Bay Area to ensure that affordable housing is a central component of any regional vision for growth and that the region’s future infrastructure investments support the construction of more affordable homes in the right places.