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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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California YIMBY Applauds Governor Jerry Brown for Signing AB 2923

New Law Will Allow More Housing Near Bay Area Transit Stations Today California YIMBY released the following statement in support of… Read More

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California YIMBY Applauds Governor Jerry Brown for Signing SB 828

New Law Requires Cities to Match Zoning to Housing Goals Today California YIMBY released the following statement in support of  Governor… Read More

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Statement of California YIMBY regarding U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson’s View on Zoning and NIMBYs

Yesterday U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development released a statement via Twitter that claimed he is “Taking on the NIMBYs” by “reducing… Read More

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California homeowners get to pass low property taxes to their kids. It’s proved highly profitable to an elite group

Many descendants of California homeowners enjoy a significant perk that keeps their property tax bill low. Part of that is thanks to Proposition 13, which… Read More

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Why Are Developers Only Building Luxury Housing?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “Developers in my city are only building luxury housing. They’re not building anything that ordinary people can… Read More

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CityLab University: Inclusionary Zoning

If you’ve hung around the CityLab site, sat through a City Council meeting, or hobnobbed with a housing developer, you’ve probably run across the term… Read More

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America’s Housing Crisis Is A Ticking Time Bomb

By nearly every measure, the American housing sector is broken. For decades, city, state and federal policies have contributed to rising rents, falling subsidies and… Read More

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Is California’s expensive housing scaring away job seekers?

Business leaders up and down the state say California’s expensive housing makes it challenging to recruit new workers — and to keep existing employees here. Read More

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Our view: Legislators’ inaction speaks louder than words on housing

The lights are flashing, ever redder and more urgent, on the Bay Area’s housing crisis. How bright do they have to get before… Read More

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Report: Strong Life Sciences Industry in California Could Be Curtailed By High Housing Costs

The life science industry in California remains robust, with more than 360,000 jobs in biotechnology, medical devices and diagnostics – but the soaring cost of… Read More

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