The Committee to House the Bay Area (also known as CASA) is a planning initiative convened by the Bay Area's Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
"CASA brings together leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordable housing and protecting vulnerable populations from housing instability and displacement."
- CASA site.
Hashtag: #casabayarea. Twitter search for #casabayarea.
Action Ideas list collected by Co-Chair Leslye Corsiglia, for 27 Sept 2017 meeting of Technical Committee:
- Hood, Heather, and Geeta Rao. "The Elephant in the Region: Charting a Path for Bay Area Metro to Lead a Bold Regional Housing Agenda." Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., Dec 2017. https://www.enterprisecommunity.org/resources/elephant-region-charting-path-bay-area-metro-lead-bold-regional-housing-agenda-6072.
Proposes a Bay Area regional authority, as part of Bay Area Metro (planned merger of MTC and ABAG) to help plan and finance housing, and suggests that this agency would execute the initiatives developed by CASA.
- Metropolitan Transporation Committee. "CASA: Committee to House the Bay Area." Web page. https://mtc.ca.gov/our-work/plans-projects/casa-committee-house-bay-area.