Blog Archives - California YIMBY

Sprawl Costs the U.S. $1 Trillion Every Year

In a 2015 report for the Victoria Transport Policy Institute and London School of Economics, transportation scholar Todd… Read More

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700 Cities, One Warming Planet

What can city governments do to fight climate change? In an influential 2018 paper, renowned climate scientists Daniel… Read More

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VIDEO: Why Housing Policy is Climate Policy

“The climate crisis is getting worse because of the housing crisis” California’s housing shortage and affordability crisis is increasing the… Read More

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The White House Weighs In on Zoning Reform

In a new blog post by the Biden administration’s Council of Economic Advisors, CEA Chair Jared Bernstein and… Read More

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What’s the Value of “Value Capture”?

A new essay by UCLA’s Michael Manville delivers a strong critique of the method many cities use to… Read More

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California YIMBY Celebrates Signing of Historic Housing Legislation

Governor Newsom Takes a Stand for More Affordable Homes,  Signs SB 9, SB 10, SB 8, and AB 1174… Read More

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The HomeWork: September 14, 2021

Welcome to the September 14, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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Does Homeownership Influence Attitudes Toward Housing? Survey Says … Probably?

A new Michael Manville (2021) paper asks: how can coastal liberals reconcile their egalitarian values with exclusionary land-use… Read More

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How Transit Makes Housing More Affordable

A new study by Matan Singer at the University of Michigan covering twenty-seven metropolitan regions shows how proximity… Read More

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Re-opening the Golden Door

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land;… Read More

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