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Policy Tag: Economic Mobility

Affordability for Whom? Introducing an Inclusive Affordability Measure

This paper presents a new approach to measuring housing affordability—one that seeks to provide a better indicator of what counties…

Communities and Regions

How Homelessness Programs Are Serving Four Populations in California

California’s affordable housing shortage and enduring poverty are major drivers of the state’s homelessness crisis,1 but efforts to resolve or…

Homelessness

Achieving Housing Abundance Near Transit

  This demonstrates how U.S. housing and transportation policy encouraged sprawling, car-dependent housing development that has reinforced social and racial…

Communities and Regions

Reaffirming the Federal Commitment to Fair Housing: Lessons from California in Implementing AFFH

On January 19th, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing…

Landscape photo of Oakland, California
Communities and Regions

Using Emergency Housing Vouchers to Address Homelessness

This analysis is published as part of the Housing Crisis Research Collaborative. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic increased the urgency to…

Map of U.S. states of awarded EHVS that have are leased up
Homelessness

Shelter and Safety Among People Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: Ryan Finnigan, Senior Research Associate Read the full paper here.  

Homelessness

California’s Homekey Program: Unlocking Housing Opportunities for People Experiencing Homelessness

Authors: Carolina Reid Ryan Finnigan Shazia Manji Graduate Student Researchers: Hayden Rosenberg Sam Wilkinson   Read the full report here.…

Homelessness

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

Addressing Housing’s Critical Role as Infrastructure

Most Americans are painfully aware that the country’s physical assets—its infrastructure—are in bad shape and need new investments. The potential…

Communities and Regions