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Policy Tag: Affordability

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
Cost of Building

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

The ABCs of JPAs

Authors: Ben Metcalf, Managing Director, Terner Center Sarah Karlinsky, Senior Advisor, SPUR David Garcia, Policy Director, Terner Center   Read…

Regulations and Land Use

The Landscape of Middle-Income Housing Affordability in California

Authors: David Garcia, Policy Director Shazia Manji, Research Assistant Quinn Underriner, Data Scientist Carolina Reid, Faculty Research Advisor   Read…

Communities and Regions

Struggling to Live in the Communities They Serve: How Housing Affordability Impacts School Employees in California

The combination of stagnant incomes and California’s continually rising housing costs weighs heavily on public school employees across the state.…

Communities and Regions

Strip Malls to Homes: An Analysis of Commercial to Residential Conversions in California

Read the full paper here.   Authors: Dr. Issi Romem, Terner Center Affiliate and Founder, MetroSight David Garcia, Policy Director,…

Regulations and Land Use

Adaptive Reuse Challenges and Opportunities in California

Read the full report here. Authors: David Garcia, Policy Director Elliot Kwon, Graduate Student Researcher

Communities and Regions

Commercial Zoning Paper Series

Is there an alternative future for the strip mall? Has COVID-19 created an opportunity to adapt underutilized commercial and retail…

Regulations and Land Use

Residential Redevelopment of Commercially Zoned Land in California

Authors: Dr. Issi Romem, Terner Fellow David Garcia, Policy Director, Terner Center for Housing Innovation Read the full report here.…

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