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Policy Tag: Construction Costs

Making Missing Middle Pencil: The Math Behind Small-Scale Housing Development

This brief examines the financial feasibility of building missing middle housing, such as duplexes, fourplexes, and ten-unit buildings, in California.…

Cost of Building

Making It Pencil: the Math Behind Housing Development – 2023 Update

This brief explains the basics of how developers build new housing in California, aiming to serve as a resource for…

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Cost of Building

Knowledge Exchange Rates: Industrialized Construction in the United Kingdom

In early December, the Terner Center joined the U.S. delegation of individuals working in academia, government, and the built environment…

Part of the panel production line(s) at CCG, a producer in Glasgow that can serve multiple building markets and segments.
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The Cost to Build New Housing Keeps Rising: State Legislation Aiming to Reverse the Upwards Trend

Authors: Muhammad Alameldin, David Garcia The constraints on housing supply are a significant contributor to the current housing crisis. The…

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
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Addressing Homelessness Through Hotel Conversions

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

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

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
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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┬áThe Cost of Building Housing Research…

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