How Do We Make Regional Housing Policy Equitable?

June 1, 2018

There are two pushes in housing policy right now that keep butting up against each other. One is the push to make equity a more central part of policy, no longer just a window dressing or an afterthought. The other is the shift to thinking about housing on a regional or even state level.

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Noa Chupkov
The next mayor’s housing challenge

March 15, 2018

The housing challenge for the next San Francisco mayor will be not only to expand Mayor Ed Lee’s successes in building affordable housing, but also to address the increasing mismatch between housing affordability and the job growth generated by the economic boom that unfolded under Lee’s watch.

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Maya Chupkov
Recovering from an affordable housing wildfire

December 18, 2017

A week before the North Bay fires broke out, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission convened a blue-ribbon committee, named CASA, to identify “game-changing regional solutions to the Bay Area’s chronic housing affordability challenges.”

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Maya Chupkov
A Jobs-Housing Fit

March 25, 2017

A Jobs-Housing Fit seems like the simplest of ideas: the housing that a region plans for and builds should match the needs of the people that live there now and in the future.

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Maya Chupkov