Make a Big Impact with “Little p” Housing Policies

Digital Discourse


Aerial view of San Francisco, Yerba Buena Island, the Bay Bridge, Alameda, Oakland, and the Greater East Bay.

Join SPUR and Partnership for the Bay's Future to explore innovative approaches to mitigating the housing crisis by leveraging "little p" policies. While traditional governmental policy — often referred to as “Big P” policy — can face noteworthy hurdles, including the need for city council approval or complex bureaucratic procedures, "little p" policies represent a more nimble and often localized strategy. These policies encompass administrative adjustments and policy implementations in city government, and often make change on a smaller scale and with greater flexibility than their "Big P" counterparts. Learn how "little p" policies are being innovatively applied to address urgent housing challenges when our panel shares valuable insights, experiences from the field, and actionable advice for those interested in adopting "little p" policy solutions to create equitable change in their communities.

  • Moderator: Melissa Jones / Executive Director, Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative
  • Wayne Chen / Housing Director, City of Mountain View
  • Eric Shaw / Director, SF Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development
  • Joseph Villarreal / Executive Director, Housing Authority of Contra Costa

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