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The HomeWork is the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research and analysis, and the latest writings from the California YIMBY team.

2023
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California YIMBY Opposes Deceptive AIDS Healthcare Foundation Ballot Measure

MEDIA ADVISORY: California YIMBY Opposes Deceptive AIDS Healthcare Foundation Ballot Measure “California YIMBY will continue to support efforts that will lead to a greater abundance of housing. This ballot measure seeks to block new homes.” Sacramento, CA – Today, California…

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New Report Highlights Success of Policies Legalizing More Homes

Explore the success of California's streamlined ADU legislation with the latest report from the California YIMBY Education Fund.

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California YIMBY Announces Francesc Martí to Join as Senior Director of Strategy and Government Affairs 

Former Director of Policy at California Housing Finance Agency to Lead California YIMBY Legislative Team in Sacramento

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California YIMBY Statement on Governor Signing of SB 423

Extension and Expansion of Game-Changing SB 35 “A huge win for workers, for affordable housing, and for the climate” SACRAMENTO – Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 423, landmark housing legislation that extends the state’s most successful…

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California YIMBY Statement on Governor Signing of AB 976

Policy needed to continue the Boom in ADUs and Granny Flats  “Once we started making it easier to build ADUs, everyone agreed – they’re great” SACRAMENTO – Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 976, a bill authored…

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California YIMBY Statement on Governor Signing of AB 1633

An End to a Common Abuse of Environmental Law “Our Legislature and Governor continue to lead on pro-housing, pro-environment reform” SACRAMENTO – Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 1633, a bill authored by Asm Phil Ting (San…

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Report — Housing Underproduction in California: 2023

September 27, 2023 — By one estimate, California must build 3.5 million housing units by 2025 to end the state’s housing shortage. This shortage has resulted in rising rents and prices, closed access to homeownership for many families, and forced many Californians to leave…

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Statement on Passage of SB 684

SACRAMENTO – Today, California YIMBY, California Community Builders, LISC San Diego, The Central Valley Urban Institute, UnidosUS, Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund, California Community Economic Development Association, and Richmond Neighborhood Housing Services released the following statement in response to…

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California YIMBY Statement on Legislature Passage of AB 1633

Bill Strengthens Environmental Protections, Limits CEQA Abuse “Urban infill housing is critical for the environment and climate change” SACRAMENTO – Today, California YIMBY released the following statement about the passage of AB 1633 in the state legislature: “Building multi-family housing…

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California YIMBY Statement on Passage of SB 423

Legislature Approves Extension and Expansion of SB 35 “The most powerful affordable housing law in recent history” SACRAMENTO – Today, the California state legislature voted to approve SB 423, landmark housing legislation that extends and expands the state’s most successful…

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