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SAFE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT

In the richest state of the richest country in the world, everyone should have a home. Instead, our unhoused population is skyrocketing and nearly 6 million of us are on the edge of eviction. We're going to change that.

In the richest state of the richest country in the world, everyone should have a home. Instead, our unhoused population is skyrocketing and nearly 6 million of us are on the edge of eviction. We're going to change that.

Opinion: Plan Bay Area misses the mark for the working class

October 26, 2021

Opinion: Plan Bay Area misses the mark for the working class

If adopted as written, PBA will result in disappearance of working class communities of color

Published in the San Jose Mercury News,...

Viewpoint: How to turn parking lots into housing - across California

June 18, 2021

By John Elberling

With the California Legislature stalemated for years over the best strategy to meet our state’s critical housing needs, it...

This new bill could help California's small businesses become their own landlords

July 2, 2021

Since the creation of Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts in 2014, California’s definition of “infrastructure” has broadened to include things like climate change solutions, child care and affordable housing. A bill signed this week by Gov....

Tax the Rich -- Pass the Wealth Tax

March 22, 2021

  • The wealth of CA’s 154 billionaires increased by $175B in the first months of COVID19. 11 more became billionaires. Meanwhile, 5M Californians lost their jobs. CA has over 1/4 of America's billionaires AND has America's...

Build Affordable Housing on Commercial Land -- Support SB6

March 22, 2021

Build Affordable Housing on Commercial Land -- Support SB6

According to a 2015 report by the State’s Legislative Analyst’s Office, California’s High Housing Costs, “building less housing than people demand drives high housing costs”...