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In the Media

Senior affordable housing project gets $1 million from American Canyon

The city has committed to spending up to $1 million to finance an affordable housing project for seniors and veterans that has struggled to break ground.

Napa Valley Register

San Jose council OKs controversial homeless housing project

The council on an 8-1 vote upheld a 162-unit apartment complex at 2500 Senter Road for chronically homeless residents, denying an appeal from opponents who threatened to sue San Jose over potential loss to their home values.

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Nearly ____ of Sonoma County and Solano County residents lived in households earning less than 200 percent of the federal poverty limit in 2013.




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Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8

June 2016

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on Friday, July 8 on alternative planning scenarios for future Bay Area housing and job growth, as well as associated transportation needs.


Residents Get New Online Tools to Help Shape Bay Area’s Future

June 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week unveiled two new online tools to make it easier for Bay Area residents to weigh in on the policies and strategies shaping Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and housing roadmap.