Live Local

Marin Community Housing Action Initiative’s Live Local campaign is a collaboration between two Bay Area nonprofit organizations, Greenbelt Alliance and the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, in partnership with the Marin Community Foundation.

Our goal is to work with neighbors, community leaders and elected officials to bring together the best thinking and most innovative approaches from the environmental, social justice, and affordable housing communities to meet Marin County’s need for workforce homes.

Live Local News


Saturday, July 27th, 2013     

In Marin, affordable housing opposition stronger than ever despite Marin Community Foundation efforts

A prominent voice missing from the recent debate over Plan Bay Area was the Marin Community Foundation, which in 2007 announced that it was mounting a major effort to change Marin’s “Not In My Back Yard” mindset. Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012     

Marin housing heroes awarded

Leaders in establishing affordable housing in Marin County were feted before more than 100 of their peers at the Live Local Marin awards banquet, held May 15 at the Whistlestop senior center in downtown San Rafael.
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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012     

Marin Supervisors make room for affordable housing

The Marin County Board of Supervisors took several positive steps last month to make it easier to build affordable housing in Marin! The new policy improvements are real steps forward, and worth celebrating. Together, these changes will help make it easier to build affordable housing in Marin. Continue reading

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