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The HomeWork: October 7, 2020

Welcome to the October 7, 2020 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates,… Read More

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When legislators delay on housing reform, people of color lose

Read the full article here >>> By blocking the construction of new housing in wealthy areas and preventing affordable housing options in white communities,… Read More

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In Christ, It’s ‘Yes In My Backyard’

Read the full article here >>> Beyond these familial benefits, for Christians, up-zoning can make it easier to worship and minister where we live,… Read More

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California Will Keep Burning. But Housing Policy Is Making It Worse.

Read the full article >>> Right now, the state’s climate priorities are skewed. California has “focused on solar and wind and electric vehicles —… Read More

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Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 15 to save vital CA social programs

Read the full article here >>> The revenue from this measure is expected to raise roughly $12 billion a year, 40% of which would… Read More

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The Planet is Begging Us to Drive Less

Climate disasters are mounting across the Golden State. While wildfires are currently raging from north to south, our neighbors are also contending with worsening heat… Read More

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Progressive Transfer Taxes Can Help Fix Housing Inequality

Shane Phillips of UCLA’s Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies has a bold new proposal to raise hundreds… Read More

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The HomeWork: September 23, 2020

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

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Inventing Facts to Support NIMBYism: Academics Called Out for Unethical Research in Urban Studies

As the old saying goes, when you’re stuck in a deep hole, stop digging.  This would be sound advice for Andres… Read More

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Making ADUs Pencil: Opening Up New Sources of Funding

California has made great progress in enabling more homebuilding by removing barriers to the construction of backyard cottages, also known as “Granny Flats” or Accessory… Read More

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