Major Regional Housing Plan – CASA Compact discussion on KQED Forum

Re: KQED Forum on CASA (audio track included)Monday at 9:00 am Host: Rachael Myrow and Guests: Susan Kirsch, Founder, Livable California; Michael Covarrubias, CASA Co-Chair, CEO, TMG Partners and Guy Marzorati, reporter, KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk. See https://www.kqed.org/forum/2010101869236/major-housing-plan-gets-approval-from-mtc-association-of-bay-area-governments Who will pay for the CASA Compact programs if they are implemented? Who will finance a … More Major Regional Housing Plan – CASA Compact discussion on KQED Forum

Every city of Santa Clara County expresses serious concerns on CASA Compact

By Liang-Fang Chao : youtube – excerpt Video of the Jan 10, 2019 Cities Association of Santa Clara County Board Meeting on CASA compact… By Larry Klein At the Jan. 10 board meeting of the Cities Association of Santa Clara County. Every board member (elected city council member repressing a city) expresses serious concerns on … More Every city of Santa Clara County expresses serious concerns on CASA Compact

CASA Compact explained to League of California Cities 1/9/2019

Representatives from ABAG / MTC present the “Casa Compact” to skeptical local officials attending the League of California Cities meeting in the North Bay. The Q and A following the presentation drew sharp criticism over Sacramento “one size fits all” planning as currently proposed in Senator Wieners SB50 in the 2019 legislative session. The CASA … More CASA Compact explained to League of California Cities 1/9/2019

Planners keep pushing the bogus concept of transit-centered housing

By Dick Spotswood : marinij – excerpt Regional governments tout the benefits of so-called transit-centered housing. The concept is at the heart of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s CASA (Committee to House the Bay Area) compact and San Francisco Democrat Sen. Scott Wiener’s new Senate Bill 50. Superficially, it appears logical that people living in high-density … More Planners keep pushing the bogus concept of transit-centered housing

Editorial: Good, bad in much-needed plan for Bay Area housing crisis

By Mercury News & East Bay Times Editorial Boards : mercurynews – excerpt It’s great that the region is finally having this overdue discussion, but it’s critical that we get it right A coalition of divergent Bay Area interests has come together on a plan to confront the region’s housing crisis… The group’s so-called CASA … More Editorial: Good, bad in much-needed plan for Bay Area housing crisis

CASA Steering Committee approves CASA compact

By Save Marinwood The CASA Steering committee approves the CASA Compact. An aggressive housing scheme that will mean $1.5 Billion dollars in new taxes to pay for affordable housing. The biggest cities will get the most money and all of the 101 Bay Area cities will sacrifice the ability to manage development. It is the … More CASA Steering Committee approves CASA compact