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California’s HOME Act Turns One: Data and Insights from the First Year of Senate Bill 9

Senate Bill 9 (The California HOME Act) took effect on January 1st, 2022, allowing up to four homes to be built on a single-family parcel and sparking debate about the potential impacts…
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Unlocking the Potential of Missing Middle Housing

From reforms at the state level in California and Oregon to local changes across the country, there has been significant progress in zoning reforms to enable the construction of more small-scale, missing…
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Cluster of small-scale cottages in Portland, Oregon with garden

Modeling New Housing Supply in Los Angeles: Simulations from the Terner Housing Policy Dashboard

A new brief Modeling New Housing Supply in Los Angeles: Simulations from the Terner Housing Policy Dashboard co-published by the Terner Center & Labs uses the Terner Housing Policy Dashboard to simulate…
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Text: Terner Housing Policy Dashboard; Image of parcel map of Los Angeles and Dashboard components such as sliders to adjust policy scenarios & market conditions and analytics showing increasing unit counts and development likelihood (low medium high); Terner Center and Labs logos

In 2022, California Voters Will Vote Locally on Housing

While there is no statewide housing measure on the ballot in California this November as there has been in recent elections, voters are likely to face a wide range of local decisions…
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New Fellowship Program Allows UC Berkeley Graduate Students to Weigh In on Draft Bay Area Housing Elements

Through a newly launched partnership with Great Communities Collaborative, an initiative of the San Francisco Foundation, four UC Berkeley graduate students participated in the Equitable Housing Element Graduate Student Summer Fellowship. The…
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Building Local Institutional Capacity: Lessons Learned from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, jurisdictions across the country made disparate choices as they distributed federal emergency rental assistance to tenants and landlords. A new paper Building Local Institutional Capacity:…
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