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CityLab Daily: How Far Will Google's Billion-Dollar Housing Plan Go?

Andrew Small
CityLab Daily: How Far Will Google's Billion-Dollar Housing Plan Go?

Google home: On Tuesday, Google announced the single largest commitment by a private employer to address the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis. While many employers in Silicon Valley have begun to build housing for their own workers, Google’s would be the first to unlock its land to house the general public. Google will likely still face opposition from NIMBY groups that have slowed building before, but the tech giant’s more direct role is a hopeful sign for housing advocates.