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What Are the Secrets to Emeryville's Success?


Homes in Emeryville
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The city of Emeryville is different than many other Bay Area cities. Its commitment to housing, bike infrastructure, building decarbonization and more have proven to be a model opportunity for other cities to learn from. One key way in which it has stood apart from much of the rest of the region is through its exemplary efforts to build affordable housing. The city is currently on-track to exceed its regional housing development goals and is seeking to qualify as a “prohousing city” through a new California Department of Housing and Community Development incentivization program that funding prioritization and other benefits. Join us for a conversation with Emeryville’s mayor, John J. Bauters, to discuss how his city has accomplished what others have yet to achieve.

  • Mayor John J. Bauters / City of Emeryville
  • Nick Josefowitz / SPUR

Co-presented by NPH Northern California, Sierra Club: San Francisco Bay Chapter, and Emerald Cities.



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