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 […]