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Evaluating California’s Changing Demographics in Light of New 2020 Census Data Methods

The Census has wide-ranging impacts on congressional representation, funding, and policy. However, recent changes to the methods the Census uses to preserve the anonymity of respondents raise questions around how to interpret…
Commentary and Analysis

Addressing Homelessness Through Hotel Conversions

Acquisition and conversion of commercial properties, including hotels and motels, for housing has long been a strategy for rehabilitating distressed buildings. During the COVID-19 pandemic, unprecedented federal and state resources have enabled…
Commentary and Analysis

Building Solutions: Terner Center Annual Report for 2020-2021

We are very pleased to share our annual report for fiscal year 2020-2021. This is the first annual report the Terner team has published—a testament to how much we have grown since…
Announcements

Addressing the Structural Foundations of Homelessness in the Bay Area

On the Edge of Homelessness: The Vulnerability of Extremely Low-Income Households in the Bay Area presents data on the demographic, housing, and labor market characteristics of ELI households in the 9-county Bay…
Commentary and Analysis

Past Webinar: Converting Commercial Lands to Housing: Potential Impact and Promising Models

Commercial land is ubiquitous throughout California, but can repurposing these areas for housing make meaningful progress towards the state’s housing production goals? This webinar hosted by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation…
Events

Two New Papers Explore the Potential of Commercial to Residential Conversions

Commercial land is ubiquitous throughout California, but can repurposing these areas for housing make a meaningful dent towards the state’s housing production needs? Two new papers from the Terner Center explore the…
Commentary and Analysis