A Great Community is Affordable

GCC forges financial solutions so

good ideas get off the ground.

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A Great Community is Healthy

GCC partners fought for a design that promotes

a healthy lifestyle for Pittsburg residents.

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A Great Community is Thriving

GCC partners are working to preserve income

and racial diversity in Silicon Valley.

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A Great Community is Connected

GCC's research is driving transit access that allows

workers to connect to all the Bay Area's opportunities.

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Regional Strategies

Creating a more sustainable Bay Area.

Local Efforts

Mobilizing stakeholders to build complete communities.

Financing Solutions

Moving projects from policy to pavement.


What Will it Take?

Great News, May 9, 2017

Last year, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Silicon Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) adopted ambitious targets to prioritize the construction of affordable housing on their land – 35% of all housing built on their land would be affordable and at least 20% on each site. Both agencies are developing implementation plans to determine how and […..]

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What Makes a Great Community?

Great News, April 18, 2017

What makes a great community? The Great Communities Collaborative (GCC) often answers that question by talking about places where families can afford a safe and healthy home, where it’s easy to get to work, to the grocery store, to the park, without having to own a car, or by taking transit, by walking, by biking. […..]