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Policy Tag: Policy Analysis

The Landscape of Middle-Income Housing Affordability in California

Authors: David Garcia, Policy Director Shazia Manji, Research Assistant Quinn Underriner, Data Scientist Carolina Reid, Faculty Research Advisor   Read…

Communities and Regions

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

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

Commercial Zoning Paper Series

Is there an alternative future for the strip mall? Has COVID-19 created an opportunity to adapt underutilized commercial and retail…

Regulations and Land Use

Single-Family Zoning Reform Highlights a Breakthrough in California Housing Policy

For the past several years, California lawmakers have proposed bold, sweeping, and controversial measures to address the state’s spiraling housing…

Regulations and Land Use

Creating a Stronger Housing Element: The Example of Los Angeles

In recent years, California has undertaken several unique strategies to better quantify housing needs at the local level and to…

Regulations and Land Use

Will Allowing Duplexes and Lot Splits on Parcels Zoned for Single-Family Create New Homes?

Read the full report here. Jurisdiction-level SB9 analysis results can be accessed here. This file contains model results for all…

corner duplex
Regulations and Land Use

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

Potential Impact of SB 478 on Local FAR and Minimum Lot Size Requirements

In recent years, the California legislature has found some success in facilitating the development of small-scale housing, particularly accessory dwelling…

Regulations and Land Use

Will Housing Finally Break Through in 2021? A California Legislative Preview

Now that the deadline for introducing new bills for this year’s California legislative session has passed, we have a clearer…

Regulations and Land Use