The Economic Institute is the leading think tank focused on the most critical economic and policy issues facing the nine-county Bay Area region.

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Through its economic and policy research and its many partnerships, the Institute addresses major factors impacting the competitiveness, economic development and quality of life of the region and the state, including infrastructure, globalization, science and technology, and health policy. It is guided by a Board of Trustees drawn from influential leaders in the corporate, academic, non-profit, and government sectors.

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How Much Does it Cost to Construct One Unit of Below Market Housing in the Bay Area?

According to the 2019 California Tax Credit Allocation Committee staff reports, there were 23 new construction projects of below market housing, with a total of 1,912 units, across six counties of the nine-county Bay Area. …

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