The City of Santa Clara has adopted several smart policies to address Santa Clara’s housing affordability crisis, fostering inclusive communities near jobs and transit.
Greenbelt Alliance is excited that Redwood City approved the Bradford Senior Housing project by MidPen Housing, providing affordable homes downtown.
Back in November, the Mountain View City Council voted to maximize new housing in the city’s North Bayshore area, allowing up to 9,100 new homes in a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood in this key regional job center around Google’s campus. But the seeds for these new homes were planted long ago.
The 2017 Leadership Circle luncheon included a discussion between CEO Jeremy Madsen and California State Assemblymember David Chiu who spoke on the many pieces of California legislation approved this year.
As leaders of the Bay Area’s business and environmental communities, we urge the leaders of Mountain View to fully embrace the 9,850-home vision of the North Bayshore Precise Plan with the flexibility necessary to make a complete neighborhood a reality.
Sue Serrone leads Livable Sunnyvale, a coalition of individuals and organizations that work together to create a more vibrant, inclusive, and people-friendly Sunnyvale. Read her story here.
Greenbelt Alliance pledges not to forget the devastation of the North Bay fires and their impact on our region. We are thinking deeply about how we can guide and inform regional policy in the years to come and look forward to working with partners as recovery efforts continue.
October 15 marked the end of the 2017 California legislative session. Greenbelt Alliance endorsed a lot of stellar bills and opposed a few duds, ending the year with some once-in-a-generation successes. Here’s an overview.
Jeremy Madsen has joined the Committee for Affordable and Sustainable Accommodations (CASA) an MTC task force focused on solving the housing crisis.
This disaster may have been far worse if not for the policies and plans that have been in place to avoid sprawl in the rural areas of the North Bay. We believe we can reduce the impact that natural disasters have—avoiding even more devastating results—by fighting for smart planning moving forward.