Community-Driven Housing Solutions in Antioch

A Roadmap for Collaboration and Policy Innovation

Explore scalable and sustainable solutions to the affordable housing crisis with the “Community-Driven Housing Solutions in Antioch” report. Developed by the Partnership for the Bay’s Future’s Antioch Policy Grant team – Hope Solutions, the Multi-faith ACTION Coalition, and the City of Antioch – this report unveils a collaborative approach to expanding affordable housing through community engagement and policy innovation. Dive into the strategies that promise to transform Antioch’s landscape:

  • Leveraging Faith-Owned Land: Unprecedented support for developing cottage communities on faith-owned properties.
  • Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs): Highlighting the potential of ADUs to increase affordable housing stock, with a focus on overcoming barriers for low-income homeowners.
  • Community Partnerships: The pivotal role of listening sessions, surveys and conversations in shaping housing policies that meet the community’s needs.
  • Policy Outcomes: Adoption of new regulations to facilitate cottage communities and streamline ADU development, showcasing a model for other communities.

These approaches offer practical solutions to the housing crisis while emphasizing the imperative of community-driven policymaking and the empowerment of underrepresented voices. The report’s findings and recommendations reflect a commitment to innovative, inclusive, and equitable housing strategies that can serve as a model for other communities facing similar challenges.