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Policy Tag: Zoning Reform

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

State Law, Local Interpretation: How Cities Are Implementing Senate Bill 9

Introduction Last year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed the California Housing Opportunity and More Efficiency (“HOME”) Act, otherwise known as Senate…

Regulations and Land Use

Biden Administration Steps Forward for Housing Supply

On May 16th, the White House released a plan to address the nation’s critical housing supply shortage. This plan—which included…

new housing construction
Regulations and Land Use

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

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

Strip Malls to Homes: An Analysis of Commercial to Residential Conversions in California

Read the full paper here.   Authors: Dr. Issi Romem, Terner Center Affiliate and Founder, MetroSight David Garcia, Policy Director,…

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

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