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Taking Housing Solutions from the Near-Term Crisis to the Long-Term Crisis

As a result of state and federal eviction moratoria and renter financial stress during the pandemic, landlords, particularly smaller-scale owners, adjusted their responses to missed rental payments and eviction filings decreased. In…
Commentary and Analysis

CalMatters Op-Ed: Washington, we need every dollar of housing aid

As federal negotiations around the Build Back Better package continue, a historic commitment of $327 billion towards housing is at risk of being significantly cut back. In an op-ed for CalMatters, our…
Commentary and Analysis

Little Hoover Commission Hearing on Creating Affordable Housing: The State and Local Relationship

Last month, our Managing Director Ben Metcalf gave testimony to the Little Hoover Commission, an independent state oversight agency, on the critical role that data and data-informed policy making must play in…
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Findings and Lessons from Two National Surveys of Landlords

The pandemic’s financial consequences have been disproportionately borne by the nation’s renters, who have been more likely to report lost income due to the pandemic. Missed rental payments also have implications for…
Commentary and Analysis
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Single-Family Zoning Reform Highlights a Breakthrough in California Housing Policy

2021 was a breakthrough year for California housing policymaking as lawmakers approved historic statewide zoning reforms and committed unprecedented resources for the creation of more affordable and supportive housing. Buoyed by a…
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What the Small-Scale Rental Property Market Tells Us About the Rollout of Emergency Rental Assistance

The recent end to the federal eviction moratorium and the slow and uneven distribution of emergency rental assistance threaten to accelerate tenant evictions and lead to a loss of affordable rental stock.…
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