Sustainable Communities

Federal Barriers to Local Housing and Transportation Coordination (2011) (PDF)
This report includes a synopsis of the history of barriers to local coordination of housing and transportation resulting from HUD and DOT statutes and regulations, a summary of efforts to date to identify barriers within each agency’s programs, and a description of efforts underway to address these barriers.

Federal Region 9 Commentary on ‘Federal Barriers to Local Housing and Transportation Coordination’ Report (2014) (PDF)
Commentary on the Federal Barriers to Local Housing and Transportation Coordination report by the San Francisco Bay Area Partnership for Sustainable Communities (BAPSC), a group that was formed under the auspices of the Federal Partnership for Sustainable Communities. This document discusses how some of the barriers identified in the 2011 report are being addressed either by local field offices of the federal agencies in Region 9 or by state and regional policies and programs.