Blog Archives - Page 8 of 29 - California YIMBY

Evictions and Pandemic: Deadly, and Preventable

COVID-19 has wrought incalculable tragedy and destruction on Californians, much of which has been exacerbated by an eviction crisis that could have been largely prevented… Read More

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California YIMBY Statement on Governor’s Creation of  Housing Accountability Unit 

New Capacity at HCD to Enforce State Housing Law in Cities “This validates the YIMBY approach to ending the… Read More

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The HomeWork: December 17, 2020

  Welcome to the December 17, 2020 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research… Read More

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Why Do Homeowners Choose to Build ADUs?

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have been touted as a secret weapon that could make a big dent in California’s housing shortage. As regulators work to… Read More

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The Impact of Minimums: A Little, or a Lot?

A new working paper analyzes an oft-forgotten aspect of land-use policy: The impact on affordability of minimum lot sizes, which cities use… Read More

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Meet Gabriella

We all know the rent is too damn high. In California, we’ve grown accustomed to housing shortages, crushing rents, endless commutes, escalating homelessness,… Read More

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The Bizarre (Yet Humorous) Math of the Embarcadero Institute

While one should avoid their labor becoming further empirical proof of Brandolini’s Law, a report by… Read More

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The HomeWork: November 23, 2020

  Welcome to the November 23, 2020 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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How Compact Housing Development Can Help Solve Climate Change

A new report from Transportation for America (T4A) and Smart Growth America presents a compelling case for changing our land-use policies, including our housing… Read More

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New Market-Rate Housing Reduces Rents in the Neighborhood

A new working paper from UC Berkeley Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics PhD candidate Kate Pennington offers compelling evidence that new market-rate housing… Read More

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