Transportation Funding, Homelessness and Affordable Housing Critical Issues at League Policy Committee

Update from the January 2016 meeting of the Transportation, Communications and Public Works Committee of the League of California Cities. Transportation funding is a critical issue this legislative session in addition to homelessness and affordable housing.  There are presently three transportation funding packages in play:  the Governor’s budget proposal, Senator Beall’s SB 16/ABx1-1, and the […]

Tiny houses, big challenge

  The housing crisis is no secret and no joke. In the Bay Area, low inventory means rents and home prices are astronomical, but not everyone is living on a Google salary and can afford them. This pushes more people to outlying communities, forcing them to commute on clogged highways, increasing pollution and decreasing quality […]

Walkable City and the Millennial: Introducing the New MMANC Book Club

  Housing and community are hot topics in the media today for good reasons. Have you seen the price of housing and rent in urban areas rise in recent years? The price of housing has led to new development further and further away from our work. I’ve seen it and experience it first-hand.  I’ve seen […]