Our Managing Director Ben Metcalf authored an op-ed offering four steps to fix the California's housing crisis in the San Francisco Chronicle.
UC Berkeley Terner Center Launches First-of-Its-Kind Housing Lab, with Support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley -- in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) -- announced the launch of the Housing Lab, a new accelerator program that aims to nurture bold new approaches to the nation’s housing challenge.
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (CA) has introduced a new bill to provide tax credits to renters paying more than 30% of their income on rent. The bill's summary fact sheet as well as press following the announcement have cited the influence of a 2016 Terner Center report which proposes a Federal Assistance in Rental (FAIR) tax credit for low-income renters.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today that it has awarded $750,000 in grant funding to the Terner Center for Housing Innovation in order to catalyze solutions for the Bay Area's affordable housing crisis.
The David Baker Architects has posted a blog titled "The New Multifamily Modular" unpacking of the specifics of modular building that the firm has discovered over years of experience as a pioneer in the multifamily modular field in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Terner Center work on off-site multifamily construction is used to show the potential benefits of using this bulding method.
On Monday, October 2, Faculty Director Carol Galante testified at the Select Committee hearing on Housing Affordability for the Middle and Working Class in Sacramento, hosted by Assemblymember Todd Garcia. Her testimony was featured in a story from Capital Public Radio by Ben Bradford.
A study by Terner Center Postdoctoral Scholar Sarah Mawhorter looking at Informal Housing Production in California Cities was featured on the How Housing Matters website.
In a recent CALmatters article titled, "Should California look to Massachusetts to fix its housing crisis?" by Matt Levin, Faculty Director Carol Galante shares her perspective on Massachusetts 40B and elements that could be used in California.
Faculty Director Carol Galante joined Los Angeles Times housing reporter Liam Dillon and CALmatters' data reporter Matt Levin on their podcast Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Podcast to share her thoughts on the housing package in the California State Legislature.
Faculty Director Carol Galante recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by C.A.R.’s Center for California Real Estate and the Bay Area Council where she and others shared their thoughts on the Bay Area’s housing crisis and current housing legislation in Sacramento. This discussion received coverage in the San Francisco Chronicle.