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The HomeWork: February 18, 2020

Welcome to the February 18, 2019 edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY. In each edition, we aim… Read More

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Governor Newsom passes legislation addressing housing crisis in California

Read the full article The California YIMBY, a statewide non-profit organization aimed at finding solutions for the state’s housing crisis celebrated… Read More

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Advocates urge end to zoning that bars multi-unit housing

City officials asked to overturn a “hidden history” of zoning laws used to perpetuate segregation … After a brief press conference Wednesday, Flores and leaders… Read More

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The Latest Quick Fix for the Housing Crisis? GRANNY FLATS

The rise in ADU permit applications since these changes points to pent-up demand. More than 10,000 permits have been filed in Los Angeles since 2017,… Read More

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California housing: New laws aim to make it easier to build

California YIMBY, a group that advocates for more housing construction, celebrated the “de facto elimination of single-family zoning throughout the state.” “We now have… Read More

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Is Bernie Sanders a NIMBY?

Brian Hanlon, president of California YIMBY, was surprised when Sanders made his 2016 endorsements. “My first reaction was, does Bernie understand the local politics here?”… Read More

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California Must Improve Transportation to Meet Climate Goals

“Two factors trigger all this (pollution), and they feed on each other,” said Matthew Lewis, an environmental consultant and spokesman for the pro-housing group California… Read More

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Did California Just Abolish Single-Family Zoning?

“The big news is that we have effectively ended single-family zoning in California,” says Matthew Lewis, director of communications for California YIMBY, an advocacy group… Read More

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Will ending single-family zoning solve America’s housing crisis?

Read the full article … “With the cost of rent causing some people to live in cars or commute for hours… Read More

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Addressing Affordable Housing with a YIMBY Mindset

Read the full article … “In essence, they say the overall mindset needs to change from NIMBY (not in my backyard)… Read More

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California YIMBY Announces Re-Launch of SB 50 – the More HOMES Act

“Local Flexibility” Amendments Offer Additional Protections Against Displacement, Give Cities Options for Local Planning Cities that Meet… Read More

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