Opportunity Zones Have Yet to Take Off. Learn why here.
Sonoma County, Santa Rosa set to ease path for more granny units under new state law. Read more here.
Why These Hospitals Have Promised $700 Million for Affordable Housing. Read more here.
Press Democrat: Sonoma County housing market stable despite fire, PG&E outages. Read more here.
Affordable homes for disabled residents might go up right next to SF City Hall. Read more here.
Apple pledges $2.5 billion to fight California housing crisis. Read more here.
The Renewal Enterprise District was recently added as a case study to ResilientCA, a clearinghouse database developed by the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to find resources on climate adaptation and resiliency efforts in California. Read more here.
Workforce Housing is a Safe and Stable Long Term Investment. Serving working families can be an incredibly safe and stable long term multi-family investment, while impacting social needs for middle income working families. Read more here.
Housing inequality is becoming increasingly evident among older Americans as the number of older households climbs to unprecedented levels. This growth presents a host of housing challenges. Within the next decade, some 18 million adults will be in their 80s—many living alone and on limited incomes. The need for affordable, accessible housing is therefore set to soar. For households in this age group that remain in their current homes, new transportation alternatives and opportunities for engagement in the community will be critical to their continued ability to live independently. Read the full Harvard University, Joint Center for Housing Studies report “Housing America’s Older Adults, 2019” here.
The Renewal Enterprise District (RED), a recently-formed, housing-focused Joint Powers Agreement between the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa, has selected Michelle Whitman as its first Executive Director.