The Community Opportunity to Purchase Act: One Year In
12:30 p.m. | Thursday, April 23, 2020
Photo by Alex Garland courtesy of Backbone Campaign Flickr
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The Moms 4 Housing group in Oakland has brought fresh interest to the idea of giving nonprofits and residents the opportunity to preserve existing affordability and stabilize communities. In early 2019, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Community Opportunity to Purchase Act (COPA), legislation that provides nonprofits with an early opportunity to purchase properties and match market offers. A year later, hear about the implementation of the program to understand the challenges and opportunities.
+ Caroline McCormack / Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development
+ Jay Cheng / San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
+ Karoleen Feng / MEDA
+ Johnny Oliver / MEDA
+ Richard Hurlburt / IMPACT Affordable Housing