Redwood LIFE project seeks Nonprofit Housing Developer(s)

Attention nonprofit housing developers! Longfellow Real Estate Partners is seeking nonprofit housing partner(s) to collaborate with on the development of affordable housing projects in Redwood City as it pursues entitlements for the expansion of its biomedical hub at Redwood Shores. Learn more at their project website Redwood LIFE and see details in the Redwood LIFE Affordable Housing…

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San Francisco DBI Announces Updates to its In-Person Permitting Process

San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection (DBI) recently led a presentation regarding updates to their permitting process. As of May 6, the drop-in system used during the pandemic lockdown has ended, as DBI begins in-person permitting again. Here’s a summary of their latest changes… Over the Counter Service Returning plans previously submitted using the drop-in…

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Housing Action Coalition to Convene Hundreds of Housing Leaders and Advocates for May 26 Spring Symposium Presented by Facebook

HOUSING ACTION COALITION TO CONVENE HUNDREDS OF HOUSING LEADERS AND ADVOCATES FOR MAY 26 SPRING SYMPOSIUM PRESENTED BY FACEBOOK Nonprofit’s 15th Annual Spring Symposium, “Building Momentum,” will Showcase the Growing Movement for More Equitable, Affordable, and Inclusive Housing Across the Bay Area, California, and the U.S. San Francisco, CA – May 18 2021 – On…

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Zoning for fourplexes represents progressive policy at its best

San Francisco may be considered one of the country’s most progressive cities, but you’d never know it by looking at its land use policies. With nearly 75% of SF currently zoned for low density, it is currently illegal to build small fourplex homes in most parts of the city. This explains why our severe housing…

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HAC’s Latest from Sacramento

HAC’s Latest from Sacramento   It’s been a busy several weeks in (virtually) Sacramento as our team has been covering hearings, advocating for and against (but mostly for) 26 pieces of legislation, and closely monitoring numerous other housing and housing-related bills.    We are also especially excited to be cosponsoring our first-ever legislation, SB 649,…

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