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Housing Controversy In Marin

Watch Complete Episode: July 12, 2013 »

After growing resistance by some Marin County residents to a regional plan for dense housing and transportation development in city cores, the board of supervisors withdrew two communities from so-called "Priority Development Areas." The long range development blueprint called Plan Bay Area includes affordable housing. Opposition by Marin residents has grown increasingly heated as some fear they'll succumb to "cookie-cutter" development patterns and lose local control.


  • Tom Vacar, KTVU News
  • Michael Montgomery, KQED News and Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Richard Halstead, Marin Independent Journal

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