A new housing ‘compact’ looks a lot like a developer’s dream

By Tim Redmond : 48hills – excerpt Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement. With State Sen. Scott Wiener’s new housing bill now pending, a group convened by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has released a draft plan to solve the region’s housing … More A new housing ‘compact’ looks a lot like a developer’s dream

YIMBY Trauss trashes local Democratic process

Sonja Trauss supports CASA – regional solution more important than local process: Sonja Trauss, a relatively newcomer to the San Francisco Bay Area advocates the elimination of local democratic input in shaping communities. In the process she makes the illogical leap that homeowners are responsible for the current market pain that Millennials are facing. A … More YIMBY Trauss trashes local Democratic process