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Policy Category: Cost of Building

The Cost to Build New Housing Keeps Rising: State Legislation Aiming to Reverse the Upwards Trend

The constraints on housing supply are a significant contributor to the current housing crisis. The median price for a home…

Bay Area Houses
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Scaling Up Off-Site Construction in Southern California

  Author: Tyler Pullen, Graduate Student Researcher Advised by: Elizabeth Kneebone, Research Director Carol Galante, Founder and Adviser   Read…

833 Bryant Modular Unit
Cost of Building

Off-Site Construction in Los Angeles County

Read the full paper here. Author: Tyler Pullen, Graduate Student Researcher Advisors: Carolina Reid, Faculty Research Advisor Elizabeth Kneebone, Research…

833 Bryant Modular Unit
Cost of Building

The Complexity of Financing Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Housing in the United States

Read the full paper here. Authors: Elizabeth Kneebone and Carolina Reid For additional resources, see The Cost of Building Housing Research…

Cost of Building

Strategies to Lower Cost and Speed Housing Production: A Case Study of San Francisco’s 833 Bryant Street Project

Author: Nathaniel Decker, Post-Doctoral Scholar Read the full analysis here.

833 Bryant Under Construction
Cost of Building

Revisiting California’s Density Bonus Law: Analysis of SB 1085 and AB 2345

Author: David Garcia, Policy Director Read the full paper here.

Cost of Building

The Hard Costs of Construction: Recent Trends in Labor and Materials Costs for Apartment Buildings in California

Read the paper here. For additional resources, see The Cost of Building Housing Research Series.

Cost of Building

The Costs of Affordable Housing Production: Insights from California’s 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

  Read the paper here. See the Technical Appendix: The Limitations of Regression Analysis here. For more resources, see The Cost…

Cost of Building

The Cost of Building Housing Series

The Terner Center for Housing Innovation has launched an in-depth research series that examines the array of costs associated with…

new housing construction
Cost of Building