Updated on January 15, 2023. Originally published on August 29, 2023. In December 2023, the Ironhouse Sanitary District voted to extend company Montezuma Water’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Agreement deadline by one year, allowing them to proceed with their plans to develop Jersey Island, a small, largely undeveloped island in the Delta in Contra Costa
Accelerating Climate-Smart Housing Abundance
The challenge: The Bay Area’s soaring housing costs have led to a devastating increase in housing insecurity that ultimately exposes vulnerable populations to the harsh impacts of climate change.
The solution: Greenbelt Alliance is activating environmentalists as advocates for housing as a climate solution while mobilizing housing actors to advocate for new homes in the right places. Our work will increase new homes within existing communities—across all income levels—in ways that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, climate risks, and impacts on the natural environment. Here’s how…