Housing the Bay

ULI San Francisco’s Housing the Bay is a member-driven initiative to address some of the root causes of the Bay Area’s housing supply and affordability crisis. We are bringing together diverse representatives from all aspects of the land use and development lifecycle to deliver innovative solutions in the realms of financing, the cost of building, policy, and the
public process.

Housing the Bay

It’s impossible to live in the Bay Area without being impacted in some way by the high cost and limited supply of housing. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to live, trying to hire and retain employees, or watching your friends or family leave the area for lack of housing options, this issue touches you.

To address this challenge, we have launched Housing the Bay, a ULI SF member-driven initiative to foster innovative solutions to the Bay Area housing crisis in the realms of financing, building costs, policy, and the public process.

Through ongoing events, workshops, dialogue, and research, we will work together with our members and partners to break down barriers and take steps toward finding lasting housing solutions for the Bay Area.

In March of 2018, the Housing the Bay Summit focused on innovative solutions in the realms of financing, cost of building, policy, and the public process. Speakers from around North America engaged in conversations on lessons learned, successful case studies, and best practices with local Bay Area leaders.

Join us in moving forward with this important initiative and the proposals for action to ensure that more people in the Bay Area have homes they can afford and we can maintain the qualify of life that our region is known for. Our next full day summit will be held on May 10th, 2019 at Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. 

Confirmed Speakers:
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Please visit the ULI SF Facebook page for photos of the 2018 Housing the Bay Summit.

For more information about the initiative please contact:

Michelle Malanca Frey

Executive Director


(628) 245-2406

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Natalie Sandoval

Senior Director


(628) 245-2405

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Thank you to our Major Sponsor:

Thank you to our Contributing Sponsors:


Thank you to our Reception Sponsor:

Thank you to our Supporters:

BRIDGE Housing

Cahill Contractors


Eden Housing 


Holland & Knight


UA Local 393

Union Bank

Universal Paragon

Thank you to our Exhibitors:

Bay Area Metro

K2 Clean Energy Capital, LLC

San Jose Flea Market


Thank you to our 2019 Housing the Bay Summit Partners: