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The HomeWork: April 2, 2021

Welcome to the April 2, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research and… Read More

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California Mayors, City Councilors, Equity Leaders Endorse California AB 1401 to End Costly Parking Mandates

“Affordable Housing for Humans, Not Unaffordable Parking for Cars”  Mandates Add Up to $80,000 Per Parking Spot to Cost of… Read More

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The Rise of the YIMBYs: A National Pro-Housing Movement

How are YIMBY groups changing the political dynamic in cities across the US? A new paper from Jonathan Levine at the University of Michigan… Read More

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Want to Fight Climate Change? Legalize More Multi-family Housing

How does legalizing apartments help combat climate change? A compelling new study by Berrill et al (2021) shows the dramatic energy efficiency benefits of… Read More

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Black Housing Heroes: Terry Taplin

Losing my apartment motivated me to run for Berkeley City Council. My partner and I were living in southside Telegraph in… Read More

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The Embarcadero Institute’s Double-Counting Report is Wrong

As cities around California contend with their latest Regional Housing Needs Assessments — a periodic assignment of housing targets mandated by state law… Read More

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The HomeWork: March 23, 2021

Welcome to the March 23, 2021 Capital edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research and… Read More

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Black Homeowners in Crisis from COVID

A new report from Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County is sounding the alarm on the dire straits that Black homeowners in Los Angeles County… Read More

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Getting By on Increased Supply: The Portland Experience

Does legalizing multi-family homes (a.k.a. “upzoning”) just boost asset values for speculative real estate portfolios, or does it produce a tangible benefit with new housing… Read More

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Black Housing Heroes: Lori Gay

For me, the path to my passion about housing was really economics. In school, I was great at math, but it didn’t feel… Read More

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