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Policy Tag: ADUs

ADUs for All: Breaking Down Barriers to Racial and Economic Equity in Accessory Dwelling Unit Construction

  Authors: Julia Greenberg, Research Manager, Center for Community Innovation Hannah Phalen, Graduate Student Researcher, Terner Center for Housing Innovation…

Homeownership

ADU Construction Financing: Opportunities to Expand Access for Homeowners

  Authors: Richard K. Green, Director and Lusk Chair in Real Estate, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Ben Metcalf,…

State Law, Local Interpretation: How Cities Are Implementing Senate Bill 9

Introduction Last year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed the California Housing Opportunity and More Efficiency (“HOME”) Act, otherwise known as Senate…

Regulations and Land Use

Biden Administration Steps Forward for Housing Supply

On May 16th, the White House released a plan to address the nation’s critical housing supply shortage. This plan—which included…

new housing construction
Regulations and Land Use

After a Big 2021, Will California Deliver More Housing Wins in 2022? A Preview

During the first year of the current 2021-22 California legislative session, we saw the passage of several key housing bills…

Regulations and Land Use

Potential Impact of SB 478 on Local FAR and Minimum Lot Size Requirements

In recent years, the California legislature has found some success in facilitating the development of small-scale housing, particularly accessory dwelling…

Regulations and Land Use

Will Housing Finally Break Through in 2021? A California Legislative Preview

Now that the deadline for introducing new bills for this year’s California legislative session has passed, we have a clearer…

Regulations and Land Use

The Ongoing Housing Crisis: California Renters Still Struggle to Pay Rent Even as Counties Re-Open

As we head into the seventh month of shelter-in-place orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic forecast and its…

Regulations and Land Use

2020 California Legislature Year In Review: A Frustrating End to a Disappointing Year in Housing

On Monday, August 31st, the 2020 California legislative year ended in dramatic fashion, with a flurry of last-second votes and…

Rental Housing

Reaching California’s ADU Potential: Progress to Date and the Need for ADU Finance

Authors: Karen Chapple, Faculty Director, Center for Community Innovation David Garcia, Policy Director, Terner Center for Housing Innovation Eric Valchuis,…

Accessory Dwellings
Regulations and Land Use