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The HomeWork: February 18, 2020

Welcome to the February 18, 2019 edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY. In each edition, we aim… Read More

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California Tech Leaders Support SB 827

The more than 125 CEOs, Co-Founders, and Technology Investors of the California YIMBY Tech Network have signed a letter in support of Sen. Scott Wiener’s… Read More

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One legislator’s solution to California’s housing crisis

“…the reality is that California is strangling itself and has been for a long time. People get almost immune to hearing about the housing… Read More

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Could a Housing Bill Fight Segregation in San Francisco? — Unintended Consequences

SB 827 would allow people of all income levels to live near transit. It promotes racial justice by preempting low-density “snob” zoning in wealthy suburbs… Read More

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Editorial: California’s housing wars just starting

The Legislature’s long-delayed response to California’s housing crisis narrowly passed in September in a flurry of last-minute nail-biting and arm-twisting. Judging by the reception that… Read More

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My Transit Density Bill (SB 827): Answering Common Questions and Debunking Misinformation

This piece attempts to answer common questions about SB 827 and debunk misinformation. California is in a… Read More

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Go on, California — blow up your lousy zoning laws

Go on, California. Do it. Blow up the zoning laws that choke off new housing and force… Read More

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25 Solutions From A Builder’s Perspective To Fix The California Housing Crisis

The California housing crisis is damaging our very existence. Homelessness is higher than any point during my lifetime. High housing costs are a drag on… Read More

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California Bill Would Allow Unrestricted Housing by Transit, Solve State Housing Crisis

“It’s just about the most radical attack on California’s affordability crisis you could imagine. Almost everyone agrees California needs more… Read More

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California Needs a Housing-First Agenda: Senator Weiner’s 2018 Housing Package

“Too often, the areas around transit lines and stops are zoned at very low densities, even limiting housing to single family homes around… Read More

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Get ready for a lot more housing near California transit stations if new legislation passes

“We have a severe housing shortage and part of the problem is that core areas with transit access don’t allow much housing,” Sen. Scott Wiener,… Read More

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