New analysis reveals that 5,977,061 single-family parcels in California meet minimum lot size and historic district criteria to be eligible for a lot split under bill SB 1120.
Single-Family Zoning Reform: An Analysis of SB 1120
NAHREP and Terner Center Survey Highlights the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Small Landlords
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation partnered to survey NAHREP’s membership to gauge the experiences of small “mom and pop” landlords during the pandemic.
Revisiting California’s Density Bonus Law: Analysis of SB 1085 and AB 2345
A policy analysis released today by the Terner Center finds that recent legislative proposals—Senate Bill 1085 and Assembly Bill 2345—are a step in the right direction in reforming California's density bonus law, but further reforms will be needed to ensure the tool is more widely used.
Four Tools For Stimulating Economic Recovery Through New Homebuilding
The Terner Center, in collaboration with SPUR, has released a framework for how state policymakers can prioritize and expand housing production in California in the near future.
Standing with the Black Community to End Police Brutality
The Terner Center stands in solidarity with the black community and all of those demanding an end to police brutality.
New Policy Brief: Policy changes could unlock significant new housing potential for faith-based organizations
A new policy brief shows that approximately 38,800 acres of religious institutions’ land – equivalent to the size of the City of Stockton – could potentially support new housing development.
Join a Virtual Presentation of the UC Berkeley 2020 Housing Development Challenge Team
On Monday, May 18th, the Terner Center invites you to join the UC Berkeley 2020 Team as they virtually present their final project for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge.
Op-Ed by Carol Galante in The New York Times: Now Is the Time to Embrace Density
Faculty Director Carol Galante has authored an opinion piece as part of “The America We Need” series published by The New York Times.
UC Berkeley Graduate Students Presented at the 2020 Innovation in Affordable Housing Competition
On April 16, a group of UC Berkeley graduate students virtually presented their concept for the 2020 Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition.
A Plan to Keep Renters Housed Through the COVID-19 Recovery
A new policy analysis offers recommendations for structuring federal rental assistance that is urgently-needed to aid the millions of renters facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.