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Crosscurrents

Preserving affordable housing in the Bay Area

The housing debates in the Bay Area are often dominated by questions surrounding new construction: how much should we build? Does market rate construction hurt or help with the displacement problem? Are we getting enough affordable housing out of developers. These are important questions, but new construction isn't the only factor in the displacement equation.

In February, Crosscurrents aired a series surveying the efficacy of four other tools that Bay Area cities use to keep people in their homes.

Case by case, legal aid attorneys battle displacement in the Bay Area

Debating Costa-Hawkins: Should we strengthen or shrink rent control laws?

Housing vouchers fail the Bay Area

San Francisco wants to buy out landlords before luxury developers do

 
Have a question or suggestion? Please contact Liza Veale at housing@kalw.org

Liza got her start in radio with KALW's Audio Academy. Now, she is KALW's econmy reporter and a mentor for in the KALW Audio Academy.