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Policy Tag: Racial and Economic Equity

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

ADUs for All: Breaking Down Barriers to Racial and Economic Equity in Accessory Dwelling Unit Construction

  Authors: Julia Greenberg, Research Manager, Center for Community Innovation Hannah Phalen, Graduate Student Researcher, Terner Center for Housing Innovation…

Homeownership

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

Reducing Bias in Home Appraisals: The Roles for Policy and Technology

An appraisal assigns economic value to a home and is a key part of the process of selling, buying, or…

Homeownership

Struggling to Live in the Communities They Serve: How Housing Affordability Impacts School Employees in California

The combination of stagnant incomes and California’s continually rising housing costs weighs heavily on public school employees across the state.…

Communities and Regions

Evaluating California’s Changing Demographics in Light of New 2020 Census Data Methods

The decennial Census, the one moment every 10 years that we get an updated picture of everyone who lives in…

Communities and Regions

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

Paying the Rent in a Pandemic: Recent Trends in Rent Payments Among Affordable Housing Tenants in California

  Read the full paper "Paying the Rent in a Pandemic" here.   Authors: Elizabeth Kneebone, Research Director Quinn Underriner,…

Rental Housing

Community Land Trusts and MH Advantage® – A New Approach to Affordable Homeownership

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

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