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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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Inventing Facts to Support NIMBYism: Academics Called Out for Unethical Research in Urban Studies

As the old saying goes, when you’re stuck in a deep hole, stop digging.  This would be sound advice for Andres… Read More

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Making ADUs Pencil: Opening Up New Sources of Funding

California has made great progress in enabling more homebuilding by removing barriers to the construction of backyard cottages, also known as “Granny Flats” or Accessory… Read More

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A failure of leadership derailed housing reform in 2020

On Monday, we were on the cusp of passing SB 1120 — a bill which would have made it legal to build duplexes on single-family… Read More

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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 — legislative… Read More

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How do other cities provide housing?

A globetrotting new whitepaper from SPUR looks at policy regimes in other countries that manage… Read More

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How Legalizing Homes Can Integrate the Bay Area

In an early installment of The Homework, we covered the first few research briefs in… Read More

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California YIMBY Statement on Failure of Housing Production Package 

“The Legislature has failed the people of California” Today California YIMBY co-founder and CEO Brian Hanlon released the following statement regarding the failure… Read More

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The HomeWork: August 12, 2020

Welcome to the August 12, 2020 Main Edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY —… Read More

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This One Cool Trick Turns One Home Into Four

Last month, we covered an impressive new study from UCLA showing the market potential for… Read More

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“Local Control:” 5 Decades of Segregation

We know local land-use regulations can produce racial segregation as an outcome, but how strong is the effect? In… Read More

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