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The HomeWork: July 7, 2021

Welcome to the July 7, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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Onwards towards justice: Our statement on the violence in DC, the Fair Housing Act, and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Saturday, January 16th, marks the 54th anniversary of the introduction of the Fair Housing Act in Congress, a federal law that legally ended the… Read More

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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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The Little Engine That Could (Fund Itself)

Can public transit fund itself by building housing on its land? That’s the fundamental question Common Ground California asks in their new white-paper,… Read More

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Evictions and Pandemic: Deadly, and Preventable

COVID-19 has wrought incalculable tragedy and destruction on Californians, much of which has been exacerbated by an eviction crisis that could have been largely prevented… Read More

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California YIMBY Statement on Governor’s Creation of  Housing Accountability Unit 

New Capacity at HCD to Enforce State Housing Law in Cities “This validates the YIMBY approach to ending the… 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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