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.
Day: February 29, 2012
Parking is not something we think about until we’re circling the block for the third time looking for that elusive space. Since we only think about parking when we need it, we often assume that more parking is always better. That is not the case. Too much parking reduces the walkability of our neighborhoods, increases …
Key people’s opinions have been largely absent from the affordable housing debate in Marin. Amid the hostility and rancor that has dominated the public discourse, the voices of our residents of affordable housing have been ignored completely. Today, we honor their voices and their courage for speaking out in Live Local Marin’s new publication, With an Affordable Place to Live: Stories from Marin. [download]
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