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The HomeWork: December 22, 2021

Welcome to the December 22, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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California YIMBY Endorses Bilal Mahmood for Assembly District 17

California YIMBY is proud to endorse Bilal Mahmood in the special election for California Assembly District 17, which… Read More

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California YIMBY Statement on Governor’s 2022 Budget Summary

$1 Billion in New Funds for Climate-Safe Housing, Infrastructure;  $2 Billion for Homelessness & Services  “This budget is a… Read More

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New Zealand Goes Full “YIMBY” With Nationwide Upzoning

An independent cost-benefit analysis of the New Zealand government’s new legislation to allow three-story multifamily housing by-right, commissioned by… Read More

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Housing Policy is Climate Policy: How Local Zoning Regulations Hurt the Environment

A new study by UC Berkeley and UC Irvine scholars, commissioned by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and California… Read More

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Black suburbanization is changing Black neighborhoods

A new working paper by Bartik & Mast (2021) at the W.E. Upjohn Institute finds that patterns of Black households… Read More

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The HomeWork: December 08, 2021

Welcome to the December 08, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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Get a Good Job With More Pay, the Landlord Takes It All Away

Cities with job growth attract new residents and develop a more productive workforce, but the workers who move to growing cities will see their wage… Read More

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How a Shortage of Housing Supply Reduces Social — and Economic — Mobility

With fewer houses available, American households are moving less, according to a new study by Myers et al. (2020)… Read More

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How Short-Term Rentals Increase Homebuilding

Does the proliferation of short-term rental services like Airbnb reduce the supply of housing and increase displacement, or does it boost the overall… Read More

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