Terner Blog: No Limits

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The Complexity of Financing Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Housing The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program has been the most important source of new affordable housing in the U.S. in recent decades, producing over 3 million new homes since its introduction in 1986. But putting together the funding t...
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Addressing Housing’s Critical Role as Infrastructure Housing is a critical piece of the nation’s infrastructure and the part of the built environment most intertwined with our daily lives. But lagging production and declining quality of existing housing stock have left the nation’s supply of...
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First Ever Statewide ADU Owner Survey Shows Growth, Room for Improvement Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have become an increasingly popular housing choice in California in recent years. This boom was buoyed by state legislative changes over the last several years that removed barriers to constructing ADUs. ...
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How AB 1401 May Impact Residential Parking Requirements A new bill in the California legislature, Assembly Bill AB 1401, a...
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Creating Equitable Communities through Housing and Transportation Last month, our Research Director Elizabeth Kneebone gave testimony
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Potential Impact of SB 478 on Local FAR and Minimum Lot Size Requirements A number of new bills in the California legislature seek to facilitate the construction of lower density, missing middle housing. Senate Bill 478, also known as the Housing Opportunity Act, introduced by State Senator Scott Wiener is one important piece of these efforts. The...
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