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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 HomeWork: December 17, 2020

  Welcome to the December 17, 2020 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative updates, news clips, housing research… Read More

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Why Do Homeowners Choose to Build ADUs?

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have been touted as a secret weapon that could make a big dent in California’s housing shortage. As regulators work to… Read More

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The Impact of Minimums: A Little, or a Lot?

A new working paper analyzes an oft-forgotten aspect of land-use policy: The impact on affordability of minimum lot sizes, which cities use… Read More

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California YIMBY Statement on Introduction of 2021 Senate Housing Bills

Sacramento — California YIMBY co-founder and CEO Brian Hanlon released the following statement regarding the set of housing bills introduced in the Senate… Read More

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Meet Gabriella

We all know the rent is too damn high. In California, we’ve grown accustomed to housing shortages, crushing rents, endless commutes, escalating homelessness,… Read More

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The Bizarre (Yet Humorous) Math of the Embarcadero Institute

While one should avoid their labor becoming further empirical proof of Brandolini’s Law, a report by… Read More

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The HomeWork: November 23, 2020

  Welcome to the November 23, 2020 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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How Compact Housing Development Can Help Solve Climate Change

A new report from Transportation for America (T4A) and Smart Growth America presents a compelling case for changing our land-use policies, including our housing… Read More

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New Market-Rate Housing Reduces Rents in the Neighborhood

A new working paper from UC Berkeley Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics PhD candidate Kate Pennington offers compelling evidence that new market-rate housing… Read More

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Los Angeles Studio Apartments: Worth More than a Parking Lot?

Suppose you wanted to buy an apartment in downtown Los Angeles. If you’re on a tight budget, you could focus on small studios,… Read More

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