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Policy Tag: Environmental Impacts

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

California’s SB 375 and the Pursuit of Sustainable and Affordable Development

Author: Sarah Mawhorter, Amy Martin and Carol Galante Release Date: July 2018 Full…

Regulations and Land Use

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

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…

Regulations and Land Use