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Exploring Upzoning as a Tool to Increase California’s Housing Supply

As California’s housing crisis worsens, policymakers are increasingly focused on upzoning policies as a way to expand housing supply, particularly in transit and job-rich areas. To help foster an informed conversation about both the potential benefits and risks of upzoning, the Urban Displacement Project and the Terner Center for Housing Innovation collaborated on a series of research briefs that examine issues related to upzoning bills currently being considered in the state legislature.

Read more and check out the interative maps on the project website here.

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