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Second Units – A Simple Solution – Part 2

Marin homeowners benefit from laws, policies, and financial support New California laws took effect on January 1st that affect second units, now called “accessory dwelling units” (ADUs). Last month we discussed how this legislation makes it easier and [...]

July 19th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , |

Second Units – A Simple Solution

Part 1:  New State Laws make ADUs easier and cheaper New California laws took effect on January 1st that affect second units, now called “accessory dwelling units” (ADUs). This month we focus on how this legislation makes it [...]

June 29th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , |

Rent vs Income: The Affordability Gap WIDENS

Rent vs Income: The Affordability Gap WIDENS Incomes are not keeping up with the cost of living here Low Income in Marin is $105,350 per year Bay Area media recently reported that a Marin family [...]

May 21st, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , , |

Marin’s Housing Crisis, by the numbers

There is a housing crisis in Marin. Is it a simple supply and demand problem? In large part it is undeniably driven by the clash, on the demand side, of robust job growth, against, on the supply [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|

Progress on Victory Village, Affordable Senior Housing

On, March 1, the Fairfax Town Council demonstrated the political will Marin needs. Council members pivoted to a new, less controversial path to getting to yes on Victory Village. Responding to overwhelming support from an [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|

San Rafael Planning Commission supports Transitional Housing at Lourdes Convent; the appellant appeals AGAIN.

Speaking of political will, on March 14, the San Rafael Planning Commission upheld the Zoning Administrator’s decision to approve transitional housing at the Dominican Sisters’ Our Lady of Lourdes Convent. Rejecting an appeal from a [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|