Oakland

Can Regional Government Solve the Housing Crisis?

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Image courtesy of Flickr user utahwildflowers

Cities throughout the Bay Area are debating how best to add new housing as well as what the affordable housing requirements should be. But what is the appropriate role for regional government? Should the Bay Area’s regional agencies require all new commercial developments to pay a fee to support affordable housing? Should there be regional housing bonds? Join a group of regional housing policy experts in a discussion about regional housing solutions.

+ Pedro Galvao / Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California
+ Pilar Lorenzana-Campo / ​SV @ Home
+ Doug Johnson / MTC

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

free for SPUR member
$10 for non-members

 

 

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