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Policy Tag: California

Jumpstarting the Market for Accessory Dwelling Units: Lessons Learned from Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver

Authors: Karen Chapple, Jake Wegmann, Farzad Mashhood and Rebecca Coleman Release Date: April 2017 2-page Summary Across the United States, communities are…

Accessory Dwellings

Right Type, Right Place: Assessing the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Infill Residential Development through 2030

Authors: Nathaniel Decker, Carol Galante, Karen Chapple & Amy Martin, Terner Center for Housing…

Regulations and Land Use

Borrowing Innovation, Achieving Affordability: What We Can Learn from Massachusetts Chapter 40B

Working Paper, August 2016 Authors: Carolina K. Reid, Carol Galante, Ashley F. Weinstein-Carnes…

Regulations and Land Use

Small Houses, Big Impact: Accessory Dwelling Units in Underutilized Neighborhoods

As NIMBY’s (Not in My Backyard) continue to oppose new housing development, a new group of homeowners are saying yes,…

Accessory Dwellings
Regulations and Land Use

State Policy Solutions to the Short Supply of Housing

When it comes to a lack of affordability in housing, it’s no secret that California is outpacing the nation. Average home…

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Regulations and Land Use

Putting the Tool to Work: Takeaways from the Housing Development Dashboard

Update December 2022: please see the Terner Center & Labs' updated approach to policy simulation modeling using the new Terner…

Cost of Building

Housing Development Dashboard

Update December 2022: please see the Terner Center & Labs' updated approach to policy simulation modeling using the new Terner…

Cost of Building

Why By-Right Affordable Housing in California Is the Right Thing To Do

The following piece was originally drafted as a letter of support for Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed legislation to streamline local…

Regulations and Land Use