With notoriously high housing costs in San Francisco pushing workers across occupations out of the city and into long commutes, the value of alliances between housing advocates and labor organizers are becoming increasingly clear.
Diving into the issue of exclusionary practices that have exacerbated the housing crisis and offering some policy solutions.
Sen. Warren's proposed bill represents the kind of holistic housing strategy we need from the federal government in facilitating affordable housing for all Americans in all cities and towns who have been left out, locked out, or exploited over decades by the national housing market.
The Bay Area can benefit from a clearer framework for understanding what the housing needs of our region actually are and evaluating how housing production is meeting those needs. A Jobs-Housing Fit is that framework.
The Council of Community Housing Organizations has created an info-graphic that breaks down the basics of filtering, the assumptions behind it, and the reasons it doesn’t work the way some say it does.
Rick Jacobus' article, "Why We Must Build," published here on Shelterforce a couple of weeks ago has created quite a...