Richmond’s Groundbreaking Community-Centric Policy for Public Land

On March 19th, the Richmond City Council took a historic step forward by unanimously adopting the Equitable Public Land Disposition Policy. This pioneering policy charts a new course for developing affordable housing on city-owned land, embodying the city’s commitment to inclusivity and sustainability, and reflecting the core objectives of Partnership for the Bay’s Future. The … Read more

A Community’s Vision for Publicly Owned Land

It was a brisk October morning in downtown Richmond, when community members gathered at a vacant lot on MacDonald Ave, Richmond’s historic mainstreet, and 16th St, across from the Richmond BART station. Some of the group who live nearby mentioned that the lot had been vacant for as long as they could remember. Mostly everyone … Read more