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Who We Are

We're putting down a welcome mat for an equitable future.

We believe that all 8 million of us in the Bay deserve a safe, affordable home where we can fulfill our dreams and be part of a thriving, diverse community. By uniting as neighbors, investing in solutions, and harnessing our resources, we can build a future for the Bay Area rooted in justice, community, and possibility.

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Our Approach

Begins with Home is a movement of neighbors and advocates who believe that everyone deserves to have a roof over their head. When we work together, we can build a Bay Area where no one is pushed out and no one is left behind. Here’s how we can do it:

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Build more affordable homes

Invest in the production of affordable homes for people with low incomes so we can keep the Bay Area vibrant and diverse.

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Keep more homes affordable

Preserve existing affordable housing options so our neighbors can live in the communities we’ve always called home.

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Stop homelessness before it happens

Prevent homelessness by keeping people in their homes. Building more affordable homes is the best long-term solution.

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Keep renters in their homes

Protect our neighbors from the threat of eviction, displacement, and rents that rise faster than wages so they can stay in their homes and communities.

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