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BART Reviews Plans For El Cerrito Plaza BART Station

Source: SF YIMBY; Author: Andrew Nelson The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors recently reviewed the latest plans for the El Cerrito Plaza BART Station. The public presentation includes a tentative phasing schedule, which says construction on the several-hundred-unit masterplan could start as early as next […]

Downtown Napa workforce housing plan takes next steps

Source: Napa Valley Register; Author: Jennifer Huffman The Napa Methodist Church and its partners have submitted a planning application to the city for a affordable housing project at 629 Randolph St. Forty-six new units of workforce housing and a day center facility proposed for a downtown Napa […]

Preliminary SB330 Permits For Moonlite Shopping Center, Santa Clara

Source: SF YIMBY; Author: Andrew Nelson; 2610 El Camino Real, image by Google Satellite New preliminary permits have been filed for the redevelopment of Moonlite Shopping Center in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County. The application states the project could replace the 14.3-acre strip mall at 2610 El Camino Real […]

Affordable Senior Housing Opens At 999 3rd Street, San Rafael

Source: SF YIMBY; Author: Andrew Nelson Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus, image courtesy Eden Housing and Vivalon Vivalon and Eden Housing have opened a new senior housing and community center at 999 3rd Street in San Rafael, Marin County. The project includes 66 units of affordable housing above a medical clinic. The six-story structure will […]

We toured construction at Montbello’s FreshLo Project, which will be home to families, businesses and a mental health center

Source: Denverite; Author: Desiree Mathurin It’s one of few affordable housing projects that includes many three-bedroom apartments. “It’s a big deal for families.” The future Montbello Freshlo Hub is under construction near the intersection of Peoria Street and Albrook Drive. Feb. 25, 2024. Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite If you […]

Mill Valley approves affordable housing project

Source: Marin Independent Journal; Author: Krissy Waite Mill Valley has approved an 100% affordable housing development for the first time in three decades. The City Council unanimously approved four resolutions on Monday aimed at pushing the project — called Bayfront Terraces — past the finish line. The […]

Year in Review: Weathering changes, Mountain View pushes ahead with housing growth, school agreements and novel technologies

Source: Mountain View Voice; Author: Emily Margaretten Weathering big changes, the city of Mountain View eventually took a shine to 2023. The year started with an onslaught of unexpected challenges, from extreme weather conditions to a housing plan that was not on track to win state approval. But going back to […]

San Rafael updates fees to support affordable housing

Source: Marin Independent Journal; Author: Adrian Rodriguez Scaffolding covers 3301 Kerner Blvd., which is being converted from an office building to apartments, in San Rafael, Calif., on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.   San Rafael has become the latest Marin city to update the fees it charges developers to […]

Santa Clara County commits $31M to support affordable housing projects in Palo Alto and Mountain View

More than 300 multifamily rental units will help ease housing crisis in two cities Source: Palo Alto Online; Author: Emily Margaretten A rendering of the proposed affordable housing development on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View. Rendering courtesy Alta Housing.   Taking steps to address the region’s housing crisis, […]

Demolition Starts For Casa Roseland, Santa Rosa

Source: SFYimby; Author: Andrew Nelson Casa Roseland Family Apartments aerial view, rendering by VMWP Architects   Demolition has started for a new affordable housing complex at 665 and 883 Sebastopol Road in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County. The development, named Casa Roseland, will bring 75 new units along a retail thoroughfare […]

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