Coalition of Endorsements

Vote No on Measure Y

We are a diverse coalition working towards a more vibrant, inclusive, and climate smart future for San Mateo. This campaign brings together affordable housing non-profits, environmental policy experts, economic development groups, independent restaurants, educators, union workers, and more.
In fact, every non-profit leader & policy expert who has ever fought for affordable housing in San Mateo says NO on Measure Y. The SF Bay Area’s most dedicated and longstanding environmental protection leaders say NO on Measure Y.

Join these folks in opposing Measure Y.

"We risk losing the restaurants, bars, cafes and other small businesses that bring a wealth of experiences and diversity and make San Mateo such a wonderful place to live. The future could be even more inclusive, diverse, and equitable."  – Kenji López-Alt, Small Business Owner. No on Measure Y

“We risk losing the restaurants, bars, cafes and other small businesses that bring a wealth of experiences and diversity and make San Mateo such a wonderful place to live. The future could be even more inclusive, diverse, and equitable.”  – Kenji López-Alt, Small business owner and San Mateo homeowner.

"Measure Y extends bad policy that has been responsible for our community's failure to provide homes for nurses, teachers and essential workers....Vote no on Measure Y." -- Amanda Brown Stevens, Executive Director Greenbelt Alliance

“Measure Y extends bad policy that has been responsible for our community’s failure to provide homes for nurses, teachers and essential workers….Vote no on Measure Y.”
Amanda Brown Stevens, Executive Director
Greenbelt Alliance

“Voting NO on Measure Y is the only way to remove obstacles to building urgently needed affordable housing.” – Maureen Sedonaen CEO, Habitat for Humanity, Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

“Voting NO on Measure Y is the only way to remove obstacles to building urgently needed affordable housing.”
– Maureen Sedonaen
CEO, Habitat for Humanity, Greater San Francisco
Bay Area Chapter

"We need to be able to provide for our most vulnerable folks. Measure Y prevents us from building more supportive homes." -- Rev. Dr. G. Penny Nixon. Co-director of Peninsula Solidarity Cohort

“We need to be able to provide for our most vulnerable folks. Measure Y prevents us from building more supportive homes.” – Rev. Dr. G. Penny Nixon, Co-director of Peninsula Solidarity Cohort

"Every year, our school district loses quality teachers because of the high cost of living. We need to start providing more housing options for staff and faculty. Measure Y limits our ability to provide these options. Vote No." -- Shara Watkins, San Mateo - Foster City School Board Trustee

“Every year, our school district loses quality teachers because of the high cost of living. We need to start providing more housing options for staff and faculty. Measure Y limits our ability to provide these options. Vote No.” – Shara Watkins, San Mateo – Foster City School Board Trustee

David Lewis supports No on Measure Y

“Measure Y’s restrictions will add traffic, climate pollution, and pressure for sprawl that are among the biggest threats to a healthy Bay. Save The Bay Action Fund opposes Measure Y because extending these strict height and density limits is bad for the environment and people.”
David Lewis, Executive Director,
Save the SF Bay

Unanimous San Mateo City Council says No on Measure Y
  • State Senator Jerry Hill
    Kevin Mullin, Speaker pro Tem of the CA State Assembly
  • Joe Goethals, Mayor of San Mateo
  • Eric Rodriguez, Vice-Mayor of San Mateo
  • Rick Bonilla, San Mateo City Councilmember, Former Mayor
  • Amourence Lee, San Mateo City Councilmember
  • John Ebneter, San Mateo Planning Commissioner
  • Mike Etheridge, San Mateo Planning Commissioner
  • Rafael Reyes, San Mateo Sustainability and Infrastructure Commissioner
  • Jackie Nunez, San Mateo Sustainability and Infrastructure Commissioner
  • Noelia Corzo, Board President, San Mateo-Foster City School District
  • Shara Watkins, San Mateo-Foster City School District Trustee
  • Peter Hanley, San Mateo Union High School District Board Trustee
  • Robert Griffin, San Mateo Union High School District Board Trustee
  • Adam Nugent, President of the Home Association of North Central San Mateo
  • Dr. Suzanne Flecker
  • Susan Ketcham
  • Erin Ralston
  • Eleanor Lewis
  • Harvey Rarback
  • Ken Busch
  • Robert Whitehair
  • Mary Burns
  • Nancy Schneider
  • Ben Toy
  • Jordan Grimes
  • Stephen Floor
  • Rebecca Schaaf
  • Robin Morris
  • Carolina Nugent
  • Johnathan New
  • Melanie Lei
  • John Keller
  • Alan Mattlage
  • Carol Cook
  • Stephanie Reyes
  • Valerie Rynne
  • Christopher Welton

No on Y, San Mateans for Affordable Housing, sponsored by the Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County

With Major Funding By:
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Advocacy