Community Calendar

April 18, 2017

SPUR: Same Neighborhoods, More Homes: Bring on the Accessory Dwelling Units

An anticipated new study about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) is being released by UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation. Titled Unblocking the Market for Accessory Dwelling Units: Lessons Learned from Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, the study examines the impact of various policy reforms and programs on expanding the production of accessory dwelling units. Using Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, British Columbia as case studies, the report examines why some reforms have spurred more ADU construction than others while identifying best practices for other regions seeking to…
December 6, 2018

The Grand Bargain: CASA’s Housing Compact (Housing the Bay Lead-up Program)

Convened by MTC and ABAG following the release of the draft Plan Bay Area 2040, the region’s long-range transportation and land use plan, CASA, the Committee to House the Bay Area, has been working on a set of recommendations to address the Bay Area’s housing crisis. CASA has convened a diverse, multi-sector set of partners in the Bay Area to identify and act upon game-changing regional solutions to the Bay Area’s chronic housing affordability challenges. With the final CASA report and recommendations on the horizon, ULI San…