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What Small Multifamily Rental Property Owners Tell Us About Implementation of Tenant Protection Laws

A new analysis, authored by Research Associate Shazia Manji, explores landlord awareness of tenant protection laws and draws on survey findings collected during our previous study, published in January, on the ownership…
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Making It Pencil: Can We Get Housing for Middle-Income Households to Work?

For middle-income Californians, housing affordability has worsened significantly in recent years. Yet few policy interventions or housing programs directly target this population. Building off our previous work modeling the math behind housing…
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Affordability for Whom? Introducing an Inclusive Affordability Measure

A new paper and interactive tool from the Terner Center, authored by Dan Shoag and Issi Romem at MetroSight and our Faculty Research Advisor Carolina Reid, introduces a new approach to measuring…
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Modeling Inclusionary Zoning’s Impact on Housing Production in Los Angeles: Tradeoffs and Policy Implications

A new report, authored by Shane Phillips at the UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and published by the Terner Center, explores the impacts of Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) on housing production…
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Comparing ADU Permitting Time Inside and Outside the Coastal Zone

Author: Quinn Underriner California legislators are looking for a variety of ways to streamline building across California to help the state meet its housing needs. These efforts have caused a renewed interest…
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2024 Legislative Preview: Housing and Homelessness Legislation Amid New Leadership and Budgetary Challenges

In a year of new leadership in the California legislature and significant budgetary hurdles, California's 2024 legislative session proves to be another year of key legislation aiming to address the state’s widespread…
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