The First Step Is The Hardest: California’s Sliding Homeownership Ladder
In recent decades, it has become more difficult for California households to move up the rungs of the “homeownership ladder” from renting to owning with a mortgage and eventually owning outright. A new research paper The First Step Is The Hardest: California’s Sliding Homeownership Ladder from the Terner Center examines the erosion of access to homeownership and the role that rising housing prices play in the ability of California households to afford a home. The…
Past Webinar: Exploring Challenges and Successes of the Emergency Housing Voucher Program: Insights from Public Housing Authorities
On Wednesday, May 17 at noon PT, the Terner Center hosted a webinar exploring lessons from the Emergency Housing Voucher…
New Pathways to Encourage Housing Production: A Review of California’s Recent Housing Legislation
In the past six years, California has introduced over 100 laws aimed at increasing housing production. A new policy brief…
Reaffirming the Federal Commitment to Fair Housing: Lessons from California in Implementing AFFH
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is currently inviting comments on a proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing…
2023 Legislative Preview: Will New Faces and Budget Constraints Change Housing Focus in Sacramento?
Budget constraints and a notable number of new legislators complicate California’s ability to sustain the recent pace of passing housing…
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