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The HomeWork: July 7, 2021

Welcome to the July 7, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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The HomeWork: May 10, 2021

Welcome to the May 10, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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California’s Housing Crisis is a Failure of California’s Democracy

Here’s a puzzle: Since 2009, over 55 percent of San Franciscans have been renters, yet on that city’s 11 member Board of Supervisors,… Read More

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Mobility and Climate Justice: It’s Not Just About Electric Vehicles

A new report from the Greenlining Institute evaluates the effectiveness of California’s clean transportation programs and proposes several… Read More

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Affordable Housing for Humans Means Less Housing for Cars

A new analysis by Garcia & Tucker (2021) at UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation crunches the… Read More

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AB 1401’S PARKING REFORM IS A NECESSARY SOLUTION FOR CALIFORNIA’S HOUSING AND CLIMATE CRISES

Contributors and authors: Mott Smith, Council of Infill Builders and Adjunct Professor or Real Estate Development, USC Price School of Public Policy; Michael Manville, PhD,… 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 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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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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