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The HomeWork: November 17, 2021

Welcome to the November 17, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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Cities can be the biggest NIMBYs—here are the bills we’re supporting to hold them accountable

Cities can be the biggest NIMBYs. Over the years, cities have passed regulations that while perhaps well-intended have continued to make our housing crisis… Read More

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Back yard homes – literally

Granny Flats. Backyard Bungalows. Tiny Homes. Whatever you want to call them (their official name is “Accessory Dwelling Units,” or ADUs),… Read More

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Bills that Protect Renters–2019

The California housing crisis is a complex problem, and fixing it is going to require a lot of different solutions. There are a number… Read More

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Join California YIMBY for our Statewide Week of Action

We have less than six weeks to pass meaningful housing legislation this year. The housing shortage is more dire than ever, and we need action… Read More

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Pedaling for affordable housing—meet Jess from SF

“I grew up on the Seacoast of New Hampshire in a town called Portsmouth. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire,… Read More

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California’s Lieutenant Governor, Controller, Treasurer, & Insurance Commissioner Endorse SB 50

Growing Chorus of Leaders Call for State to Act on Comprehensive Housing Reform Sacramento, CA – Today, California’s Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Controller Betty… Read More

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The Housing Crisis and K-12 Education—Prabhu from AHLA Speaks Up

“I work with schools in educationally underserved communities across California. I can no longer be silent during this housing crisis. I’m speaking… Read More

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Pop Quiz: How many homes does California need to build in the next decade?

Answer: 3.5M!!! That’s a lot of homes. 30% of renters and more than 30% of homeowners are rent-burdened. How can California fix that? Read on:… Read More

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July Housing Bills Update

TL;DR, Despite some setbacks, we’ve made big gains this year to build more homes and address California’s housing crisis. But we’ve got a lot… Read More

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