“…advocacy organizations traditionally focused on transportation are delving into housing and land use policy. In San Diego, Circulate San Diego is exporting a successful affordable housing density bonus program to the rest of the state. In Los Angeles, local advocates ACT-LA have qualified a real estate transfer tax for the November ballot that will raise an estimated $8 billion over ten years for tenant support and homelessness prevention programs. And in Pittsburgh, Pittsburghers for Public Transit is pushing for citywide land use reforms that make it easier and cheaper to build housing near transit.”
Read the entire article, “Transit Advocacy Takes on the Housing Crisis,” here.