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Episode 17

Stan Oklobdzija on YIMBY Politics Welcome to Abundance, a new California YIMBY podcast where we chat with the academics, researchers, and practicioners who inspire and inform our work. Welcome back to Abundance! In this episode, we chat with Stan Oklobdzija.…

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Strengthening our Foundation: The 2024 California YIMBY Agenda

For the past seven years, California YIMBY and our allies have made substantial progress on achieving our mission of making California an affordable place to live, work, and raise a family. From parking reform to ADUs, from expediting housing approvals…

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The HomeWork: March 25, 2024

Welcome to the March 25, 2024 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. News from Sacramento For the…

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Inclusionary Zoning: Are Goals and Outcomes Aligned?

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) is a policy that requires developers to set aside some of the new homes they build as income-restricted housing, affordable to renters or buyers who make less than a defined amount (typically determined as a percentage of…

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A Comprehensive Study of Rent Control

Few economic policies have been studied as extensively as rent control, which is an umbrella term for policies regulating when and how much a landlord may raise the rent for a home or apartment. In “Rent control effects through the…

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Episode 16

This week, Nolan Gray chats with Ben Raderstorf. Ben is vice president of House Sacramento, an all volunteer grassroots pro-housing group in the California Capital region.

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ADU Webinar on February 8, 2024

On February 8, 2024 California YIMBY held a webinar on our report, featuring our Research Director Nolan Gray and Ryan O’Connell, founder of How to ADU. You can view the hour-long webinar here!

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News from Sacramento: State Senate 2024 Committee Assignments

Hot off the presses! Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire just announced his leadership team and committee chairs for the 2024 legislative session. The following Senators will form the Democratic leadership: The following Senators were appointed Chairs of their respective…

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The HomeWork: February 7, 2024

Welcome to the February 7, 2024 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. News from Sacramento On February…

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Paying the Ultimate Price for Housing: The Case for Affordability

Housing has long been studied as a social determinant of health, but past studies have mostly looked at housing quality (for example, lead paint, indoor air pollution) and neighborhood effects (such as segregation) – with less attention paid to rent…

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