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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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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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Put the Money Where the Homes Are: Rewarding Cities That Practice “3 P’s”

How do we build a more affordable, sustainable, and inclusive Bay Area? The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPHANC) has some ideas… Read More

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Who Benefits from Rideshare Services? The Transit and Land-Use Issue Implications

Are ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft improving transportation in our cities? A new study by Marquet (2020)… Read More

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When legislators delay on housing reform, people of color lose

Read the full article here >>> By blocking the construction of new housing in wealthy areas and preventing affordable housing options in white communities,… Read More

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In Christ, It’s ‘Yes In My Backyard’

Read the full article here >>> Beyond these familial benefits, for Christians, up-zoning can make it easier to worship and minister where we live,… Read More

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California Will Keep Burning. But Housing Policy Is Making It Worse.

Read the full article >>> Right now, the state’s climate priorities are skewed. California has “focused on solar and wind and electric vehicles —… Read More

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