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Jordan Grimes

SB423: Critical Legislation to Address Our Housing and Climate Crises

Updated in October 2023. Originally published on June 20, 2023. In a significant win to unlock more housing in California, Governor Gavin Newsom signed the landmark housing legislation Senate Bill 423 (SB423) into law. Greenbelt Alliance celebrates the extension of this pivotal affordable housing law, for which we advocated for alongside many other housing and

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Noelani Fixler

Big Win: Moffett Park Specific Plan Is Adopted In Sunnyvale

After years of coalition advocacy, the Sunnyvale City Council unanimously adopted the Moffett Park Specific Plan and Environmental Impact Report on July 11, 2023, and is now in effect across the City. Greenbelt Alliance is thrilled with this huge win for our region because the plan supports the redevelopment of a current industrial area into

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Newark Area 4 Aerial - Facing Bay 1 - by Derell Licht.
Zoe Siegel

Newark Removes Sensitive “Area 4” From Housing Element

Updated in October 2023. Originally published on March 8, 2023. After multiple rounds of comments from advocates, stakeholders, and official comments from HCD reviewers, the City of Newark released an updated draft of their Housing Element, in October 2023, that does not include the site “Area 4” as a potential location for development. That successful

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Jordan Grimes

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Montecito Family Apartments

Greenbelt Alliance is thrilled to endorse Charities Housing’s proposed Montecito Family Apartments in Mountain View. We are happy to report that, on December 6, 2022, the City of Mountain View unanimously approved the project, meaning that what is currently a 12,000 sq. ft. office building will be transformed into 85 much-needed, 100% affordable homes for

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Parking Reform San Jose
Daniela Ades

San José Approves Parking And Mobility Ordinance

Updated on December 7, 2022. Originally published on June 15, 2022. Last Tuesday (December 6), San José’s City Council unanimously approved their Parking and Transportation Demand Management Standards Ordinance, representing a huge win for more sustainable mobility, affordable housing, and GHG emissions reduction in our region! Over three years in the making, this decision comes

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Malek Jelassi

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Spieker Senior Development

​​Update: We are thrilled to announce that the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved the Spieker Senior Development project! Greenbelt Alliance was excited to officially endorse the Spieker Senior Continuing Care Community project by Spieker Senior Development Partners. This project will bring more homes to cater to our elderly population, providing amenities, access to

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