The Model Says: “All of the above”

The Model Says: “All of the above”

The UC Berkeley Terner Center for Housing Innovation has released a new Housing Policy Dashboard that enables researchers and policymakers to simulate various policy scenarios for increasing California’s housing supply.  Accompanied with a paper by Casey et al (2022)...
To Remedy, or Not to Remedy – That Is the Question

To Remedy, or Not to Remedy – That Is the Question

A new paper by UC Davis School of Law student Jordan Wright unravels the myriad complexities of California’s “Builder’s Remedy,” a rarely-used legal practice that may (or may not) greatly accelerate new homebuilding across the state.  The Builder’s Remedy is an...
The HomeWork: November 10, 2022

The HomeWork: November 10, 2022

Welcome to the November 10, 2022 Main edition of The Homework, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research and analysis, and the latest writings from the California YIMBY team. The legislature is still in...
An Rx for the Housing Shortage?

An Rx for the Housing Shortage?

A new primer on California’s “builder’s remedy” by UC Davis law professor Chris Elmendorf explains the inner workings of a once-obscure state law that’s now making national headlines for potentially accelerating new housing in cities...