The HomeWork: June 09, 2022

The HomeWork: June 09, 2022

Welcome to the June 09, 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. Each house of the Legislature has...
The State of Hispanic Homeownership

The State of Hispanic Homeownership

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) recently released the 2021 edition of their annual report, “The State of Hispanic Homeownership.” This report highlights important disparities in access to wealth creation opportunities through...
The HomeWork: June 09, 2022

The HomeWork: May 20, 2022

Welcome to the May 20, 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. This week, both the Assembly and...
Project Homekey: A Model for Addressing Homelessness?

Project Homekey: A Model for Addressing Homelessness?

California’s Project Homekey, a new initiative by Governor Newsom to acquire and retrofit hotels for permanent supportive housing, was hailed as a transformative solution to homelessness when it was launched in mid-2020. A new report by UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for...
How Affordable Housing Makes Communities Wealthier

How Affordable Housing Makes Communities Wealthier

The Urban Institute has a new research brief out on the local economic benefits of affordable housing, focusing on a case study in Alexandria, VA. Key takeaways: New affordable housing projects in Alexandria increased home values within a one-block radius by 0.1%, a...