Can One Bay Area Housing Complex Radically Change Affordable Housing?

Mother Jones Magazine, May 2022

Housing Authority Approves Golden Gate Village Residents' Plan

Pacific Sun, March 30, 2022

Marin City rehabilitation plan cleared by housing authority

Marin Independent Journal, March 24, 2022

Golden Gate Village Residents Unveil Rehabilitation Plan

Pacific Sun, January 31, 2022

Golden Gate Village plan must respect history, help find equity for families

Marin Independent Journal, January 15, 2022

Marin City tenant relocated over rat infestation

Marin Independent Journal, January 11, 2022

Golden Gate Village advocates call for greater autonomy

Marin Independent Journal, October 20, 2021

Marin Housing Authority splits with development group

Marin Independent Journal, September 29, 2021

Editorial: Marin housing plan needs better leadership

Marin Independent Journal, September 19, 2021

Tour of Golden Gate Village Apartments Reveals Squalid Conditions

Pacific Sun, September 14, 2021

Federal Housing Agency Threatens to Take Over Marin Housing Authority

Pacific Sun, September 7, 2021

Golden Gate Village Residents Push for Representation on Housing Board

Pacific Sun, August 10, 2021

Cost-effective, energy-efficient retrofits would do wonders for Golden Gate Village, Marin Independent Journal, July 29, 2021

Marin's public housing residents should decide their own future

Justin Philips, San Francisco Chronicle, June 27, 2021

Marin Voice op-ed: Golden Gate Village residents need to be heard

Marin Independent Journal, June 17, 2021

Marin Housing Authority Releases Golden Gate Village 'Demolition' Report

Pacific Sun, June 2, 2021

Historic Marin City Housing Complex in Dangerous Disrepair

Pacific Sun, May 25, 2021

Marin Voice op-ed: Lead the way with racial equity, reimagine Golden Gate Village plan

Marin Independent Journal, February 14, 2021

Marin City council claims cost 'irregularities' in Golden Gate Village plan

Marin Independent Journal, December 26, 2020

Editorial: Golden Gate Village analysis must continue

Marin Independent Journal, November 30, 2020

Marin City residents sue housing authority over living conditions

Marin Independent Journal, August 7, 2020

Marin Voice op-ed: The clock is still ticking for Golden Gate Village residents

Marin Independent Journal, August 6, 2020

TV report: Building a Better Bay Area: Race and Social Justice

KGO (ABC affiliate), San Francisco, August 6, 2020

"Reparatory justice requires a multi-pronged approach that is grounded in international human rights law. (It must include) acknowledgement of the State's legal responsiblity for violations linked to truth, justice and guarantees of non-recurrence."

- Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

News Releases

Events and Panel Discussions

Standing Up for Housing Justice in Marin City: hosted by the Marin Interfaith Council, October 13, 2021. A panel discussion presenting the concerns of GGV residents and their vision for the future. Panelists include: GGV Resident Council President, Royce McLemore; Lynnette Egenlauf, Bayside/MLK teacher and organizer of the 2020 BLM rally in Marin City; and Diane Hanna, pro bono land use attorney for the GGV Strategy Team.

Community Land Trust at Golden Gate Village: hosted by the Marin City Library on May 19, 2021. This two-hour event features three short films followed by a panel discussion with GGV Resident Council President, Royce McLemore, Bruce Wolfe of the San Francisco Community Land Trust, and Gus Newport, author of "The CLT Model: A Tool for Permanently Affordable Housing and Wealth Generation.

A panel discussion following 70 Acres in Chicago screening with CFI Education (courtesy of the California Film Institute)

(NOTE: If you missed the film, you can stream it for free on Kanopy; sign up online with your library card.)

Read letters of support in various Bay Area newspapgers for the Golden Gate Village Resident Council plan and their right to self-determination.

© Amy Osborne