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In the Media

East Oakland church paves way with 59-unit apartment project

The city and an East Oakland church are well on their way to providing 59 new, affordably priced apartments for people at risk of being pushed aside in the red-hot real estate market.

East Bay Times

Concord fee will raise funds to build affordable housing

Concord and Berkeley increased the fees developers must pay if they do not include affordable units in housing projects; and Oakland adopted such a fee for the first time.

East Bay Times

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Last week's quiz results

Which area has the region's largest population?
North Bay
East Bay
South Bay
San Francisco and Peninsula

The correct answer is highlighted in yellow. The Plan Bay Area Weekly Poll appears every Monday on this page. The results are published the following Monday. The questions are intended to be educational in nature.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Final Preferred Scenario Approved

December 2016

Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-range transportation and land use plan, has marked a major milestone with the adoption of the Final Preferred Scenario by the MTC Commission and ABAG Executive Board.


Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Preferred Scenario Released

September 2016

Today the Draft Preferred Land Use Scenario was released, marking a major milestone toward the development of Plan Bay Area 2040.