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Policy Tag: Environmental Impacts

In 2022, California Voters Will Vote Locally on Housing

Voters in California have become accustomed to voting on big-ticket housing-related measures in general elections. In 2018, Californians voted to…

Communities and Regions

After a Big 2021, Will California Deliver More Housing Wins in 2022? A Preview

During the first year of the current 2021-22 California legislative session, we saw the passage of several key housing bills…

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

How AB 1401 May Impact Residential Parking Requirements

As California grapples with a continued housing crisis, policymakers are turning their attention to the high cost to produce new…

Regulations and Land Use

Residential Land Use Regulation and the Spatial Mismatch Between Housing and Employment Opportunities in California Cities

by Noah Durst, Michigan State University This paper is part of a working paper series that utilizes the Terner Center California Residential…

Regulations and Land Use

Key Remaining Questions Following New Amendments to SB 50

Senate Bill 50—San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener’s high-profile effort to reform local zoning in transit- and job-rich areas—is back for…

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Regulations and Land Use

Land Use in California

Made possible by funding from the California Department of Housing and Community Development, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at…

Regulations and Land Use

New Amendments to SB 50 Change Approach to Identifying “Sensitive Communities”

On April 24, SB 50 went before the Senate Governance and Finance committee. While it passed the committee 6-1, the resulting…

Regulations and Land Use

Statewide Goals, Local Tools: Case Studies in Affordable Housing Development in California

Cities have an important role to play in addressing California’s affordable housing shortage, and local policies such as community land…

Regulations and Land Use

Housing Policies in California Cities: Seeking Local Solutions to a Statewide Shortfall

By Dr. Sarah Mawhorter, Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Southern California and Visiting Scholar at Syracuse University This is the first…

Regulations and Land Use