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James Buckley

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James Buckley is a Lecturer in Housing with more than 25 years of leadership in housing and community development planning.  Jim started his housing career with BRIDGE Housing Corporation in San Francisco, where he developed over 2,000 new rental and ownership homes and 100,000 square feet of neighborhood-serving retail space.  He subsequently founded and managed Citizens Housing Corporation in San Francisco, where he completed more than 2,000 units in several award-winning mixed-use developments from 1998-2009.  His projects included adaptive reuse of historic buildings, low-income housing with community-serving commercial space, supportive housing for homeless households, and first-time home-buyer units. Mr. Buckley has a B.A. from Yale University and holds a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning and a Ph.D. in Architecture from U.C. Berkeley. He has served as a member of the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission, and on the boards of the Society for American City and Regional Planning History and the Vernacular Architecture Forum.