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Policy Tag: Policy Analysis

The First Step Is The Hardest: California’s Sliding Homeownership Ladder

The paper examines the erosion of access to homeownership and the role that rising housing prices play in the ability…

Homeownership

New Pathways to Encourage Housing Production: A Review of California’s Recent Housing Legislation

In this brief, we interview planners and land use lawyers to gain an early understanding about the extent to which…

Regulations and Land Use

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

Incentivizing Housing Production: State Laws from Across the Country to Encourage or Require Municipal Action

Authors: Shazia Manji, Truman Braslaw, Chae Kim, Elizabeth Kneebone*, Carolina Reid | TERNER CENTER Yonah Freemark | URBAN INSTITUTE This…

Map of the United States showing number of laws analyzed per state. California, Oregon, Washington are 10+. Utah, Connecticut, and Maryland are 5-10. Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Florida, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine are 2-4. Hawaii, South Dakota, Illinois, New York, and New Jersey are 1. Remaining states are 0.
Regulations and Land Use

San Diego’s Success in Spurring Missing Middle Housing: The Accessory Dwelling Unit Bonus Program

Over the last several years, the State of California has undertaken several policy initiatives to spur the creation of missing…

Rendering of residential neighborhood with small 3-story apartment building behind single-family home.
Regulations and Land Use

New Pathways to Create More Deeply Affordable Housing: Early Lessons from HUD’s Faircloth-to-RAD Program

Public housing in the United States provides a much-needed source of deeply affordable housing. In 2022, Public Housing Authorities (PHAs)…

Brisas del Este, Miami-Dade's second
Rental Housing

California’s HOME Act Turns One: Data and Insights from the First Year of Senate Bill 9

The California HOME Act—otherwise known as Senate Bill (SB) 9—took effect on January 1st, 2022 and makes it possible for…

Regulations and Land Use

Religious Tenets & Low-Income Tenants: Lessons Learned from Jordan Court

As part of our commitment to the education and professional development of UC Berkeley students, the Terner Center highlights exceptional…

Communities and Regions

Modeling New Housing Supply in Los Angeles: Simulations from the Terner Housing Policy Dashboard

In this analysis, we use the Terner Housing Policy Dashboard to simulate six policy options that encourage new home building…

Text: Terner Housing Policy Dashboard; Image of parcel map of Los Angeles and Dashboard components such as sliders to adjust policy scenarios & market conditions and analytics showing increasing unit counts and development likelihood (low medium high); Terner Center and Labs logos
Regulations and Land Use

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