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Policy Tag: California

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…

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Cost of Building

Evaluating California’s Changing Demographics in Light of New 2020 Census Data Methods

The decennial Census, the one moment every 10 years that we get an updated picture of everyone who lives in…

Communities and Regions

Addressing Homelessness Through Hotel Conversions

  Read the full report here.   Authors: Carolina Reid, Faculty Research Advisor Shazia Manji, Research Assistant Hayden Rosenberg, Graduate…

Homelessness

On the Edge of Homelessness: The Vulnerability of Extremely Low-Income Households in the Bay Area

This paper presents data on the demographic, housing, and labor market characteristics of ELI households in the 9-county Bay Area…

Homelessness

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

Single-Family Zoning Reform Highlights a Breakthrough in California Housing Policy

For the past several years, California lawmakers have proposed bold, sweeping, and controversial measures to address the state’s spiraling housing…

Regulations and Land Use

Creating a Stronger Housing Element: The Example of Los Angeles

In recent years, California has undertaken several unique strategies to better quantify housing needs at the local level and to…

Regulations and Land Use

Will Allowing Duplexes and Lot Splits on Parcels Zoned for Single-Family Create New Homes?

Read the full report here. Jurisdiction-level SB9 analysis results can be accessed here. This file contains model results for all…

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Regulations and Land Use