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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 —… Read More

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California gears up for a battle over single-family zoning near transit

SACRAMENTO — Taking aim at climate change, highway gridlock and soaring housing costs, a California lawmaker has ignited a red-hot debate with a proposal that… Read More

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SB 827 Amendments: Strengthening Demolition & Displacement Protections

When I introduced Senate Bill 827 — my bill to allow more housing near public transportation — I was clear that I would have an… Read More

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A sweeping new bill targets California’s housing crisis

California is in the midst of crippling housing crisis. The state’s population has steadily grown, but it hasn’t been building new places for people… Read More

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Local zoning is getting in the way of housing

For a long time, being an environmentalist meant stopping things – dirty power plants, the clear cutting of trees and new dams. But in the… Read More

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Senate Bill 827 could raise height limits throughout SF, transform city

A state bill seeking to solve California’s housing crisis by encouraging denser, taller housing near transit could force a striking, historic rezoning of much of… Read More

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Opinion: Easing building rules near transit key for needed housing

California’s chronic and well-documented housing crisis has been generations in the making and will not be fixed overnight. But the days of legislative inaction or… Read More

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California is Considering a ‘Radical’ Statewide Upzone

“The lack of housing affordability is harming our state’s economy as companies consider moving elsewhere because their workers can’t find a place to live. It… Read More

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A Bid to Solve California’s Housing Crisis Could Redraw How Cities Grow

Scott Wiener, the California state senator representing San Francisco, has a pretty good idea for how to save the world. In fact, sitting in a… 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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