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Alameda County bond measures target housing crisis

In response to the housing crisis, Alameda County voters are being asked to approve a $580 million bond that would pay for new affordable rental housing, provide financial assistance to moderate-income homebuyers and rehab existing housing for low-income and other vulnerable residents.

East Bay Times

Danville: Fierce backlash fueled by developer’s plan for edge of open space

Amid the open spaces of this rural area east of Danville, a developer wants to build houses on a relatively small parcel of land — 30 acres — and has scaled back his proposal over several years to appease neighbors.

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14 Oct at 10:18 am

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14 Oct at 8:52 am

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Last week's quiz results

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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 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.


Recap: Plan Bay Area 2040 Spring Open Houses

July 2016

Public comments like those collected during this spring's open houses will help inform staff recommendations and, ultimately, the final decisions about Plan Bay Area 2040 made by members of MTC and ABAG.