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The HomeWork: Janaury 15, 2021

  Welcome to the January 15, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research… 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 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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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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A failure of leadership derailed housing reform in 2020

On Monday, we were on the cusp of passing SB 1120 — a bill which would have made it legal to build duplexes on single-family… Read More

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The HomeWork: August 27, 2020

  Welcome to the August 27, 2020 Main Edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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How do other cities provide housing?

A globetrotting new whitepaper from SPUR looks at policy regimes in other countries that manage… Read More

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