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Black Homeowners in Crisis from COVID

A new report from Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County is sounding the alarm on the dire straits that Black homeowners in Los Angeles County… Read More

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Getting By on Increased Supply: The Portland Experience

Does legalizing multi-family homes (a.k.a. “upzoning”) just boost asset values for speculative real estate portfolios, or does it produce a tangible benefit with new housing… Read More

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Black Housing Heroes: Lori Gay

For me, the path to my passion about housing was really economics. In school, I was great at math, but it didn’t feel… Read More

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California Progressivism is Just Getting Started

Anyone unfortunate enough to spend time watching Fox News will come to discover that Berkeley, Calif. is the right-wing’s favorite toponym for progressivism. Read More

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The Housing Crisis Primed California’s COVID19 Tragedy

When COVID-19 began surging in California in late November, the pandemic was attacking an already sick patient. Despite the state being… Read More

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Location, Location, Location: Winning (and Losing) the Housing – Transit Lottery

Do people have innate transportation preferences that they express independently of their living conditions, or does the built environment of our neighborhoods influence those preferences?… Read More

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Two Great Tastes, Taste Great Together: How Social Housing Closes the Gap

Can California learn from robust public housing development models around the world to fix its long-standing housing crisis? The Oakland-based advocacy group East Bay For… Read More

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Black Housing Heroes: Jon Wizard

I was appointed to Monterey County’s planning commission in 2017. Through my initial interest in housing, I found an incredible community of people who… Read More

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The HomeWork: March 8, 2021

Welcome to the March 8, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research and… Read More

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Institutional Investors in California Housing Markets

TL;DR: Following the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2008, large institutional investors, such as the private equity firm Blackstone,  purchased foreclosed homes in distressed… Read More

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