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It’s Time: Endorsing a Bold New Regional Housing Idea for the San Francisco Bay Area

By Mariia Zimmerman Across the Bay Area, local leaders from the public sector, philanthropy, the tech sector and other regional employers, and community advocates have forged a new regional housing compact. The CASA Compact, released in December 2018, is a 15-year emergency policy package to confront the region’s housing crisis head-on with strategies designed to […]

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A New Approach to Preventing Displacement in the Bay Area

Community organizations and fast capital are integral to building and preserving affordable housing in the Bay Area Last spring in Oakland—an epitome for the nation’s affordable housing crisis—Bay Area for All (BA4A) was hoping to prevent two families in East Oakland from being displaced by an institutional investor. The investor had purchased the families’ homes […]

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Investment Without Displacement – The Video

More than 2 million Americans are evicted from their homes each year and millions more forced to leave neighborhoods and communities because of a national housing and displacement crisis. All six SPARCC sites share the common challenge of displacement and it’s a major focus of our work. As SPARCC enters its third year and looks […]

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