Sacramento Leapfrogs
State Capitol
in Zoning Reform Race

Our new blog post commends the city of Sacramento for its unanimous approval of a preliminary plan to allow for up to four units to be built on nearly every residential parcel across the city. Unprecedented among major cities in California, this move will push Sacramento into the ranks of places like Portland and Minneapolis, where progressive land use reform has been used to address the legacy of exclusionary zoning and catalyze the construction of more diverse housing types. Our blog explores the context of the city’s plans alongside statewide efforts towards zoning legislation. Read more here.