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Rep. Jared Huffman joked with locals while posing for a celebratory picture by a no-trespassing sign outside the Coast Guard property in Point Reyes Station last Friday. On Wednesday, President Obama signed into law a mandate that the agency sell the 30-acre parcel to Marin County for use as affordable housing. Rep. Huffman told the group to expect some "resistance" ahead, but said the deal will go through. Tess Elliot

Housing supporters and a Congressional representative last Friday morning celebrated the passage of legislation that ensures the Coast Guard housing complex in Point Reyes Station is turned into affordable housing. 

The legislative mandate—part of the broader Coast Guard Authorization Act, which Congress passed two weeks ago and which was signed in to law on Wednesday . . .

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