October 02, 2017 by Carol Galante and David Garcia

From Small Steps to Giant Leaps: What Must Come Next for the California Housing Agenda?

Momentum should be turned toward unresolved issues of California's housing crisis like the cost of production Read More »

California lawmakers take steps forward on housing
September 29, 2017 by David Garcia and Carol Galante

California lawmakers take steps forward on housing

A look at what housing bills passed by the Legislature will do Read More »

California’s housing crisis in two charts
September 07, 2017 by John Guenther

California’s housing crisis in two charts

There's the bad news and then there's the good news that housing is getting more attention across the state Read More »

Affordable housing advocates should take part in these two California conversations
September 01, 2017 by Mary Ellen Shay

Affordable housing advocates should take part in these two California conversations

CAL-ALHFA and California Economic Summit to lead important events in wake of housing deal Read More »

Looking for a toolkit to get engaged in housing issues? San Mateo County has one for you.
August 31, 2017 by Justin Ewers

Looking for a toolkit to get engaged in housing issues? San Mateo County has one for you.

Check housing progress with map of county where median house price is more than $1.2 million Read More »

Regionalization: The Next Frontier of Equity and Opportunity for California
August 30, 2017 by Megan Joseph

Regionalization: The Next Frontier of Equity and Opportunity for California

Economic issues and disparities in Bay Area cut across local borders. Solutions should, too. Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - August 25
August 25, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - August 25

With pressure increasing to get a deal done, some volatile political issues are converging in the housing debate Read More »

Commentary: Let’s Seize Opportunity to Turn Tide on Housing Catastrophe
August 24, 2017 by Ray Pearl & Lisa Hershey

Commentary: Let’s Seize Opportunity to Turn Tide on Housing Catastrophe

California voters recognize the need for bold action. Lawmakers should respond with smart investments, policies to close affordability gap. Read More »

CA Economic Summit urges Legislature to act on housing “package,” highlights what must come next
August 23, 2017 by Justin Ewers

CA Economic Summit urges Legislature to act on housing “package,” highlights what must come next

Housing leaders also call for addressing major unresolved issues like the high cost of building Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - August 18
August 18, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - August 18

California's housing options keep getting more complicated, as wealthy cities push back on new development and political issues threaten new funding sources Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - August 4
August 04, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - August 4

If communities are going to approve more housing, they'll need more of the property taxes that go with it. But how to get it to them? Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 28
July 28, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 28

A look at how three coastal cities are responding to the housing crisis. (Hint: Only one of them is committed to building homes for everyone.) Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 21
July 21, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 21

The governor and legislative leaders promise to build "package" to address housing crisis before session ends Read More »

Will the governor’s new housing “package” end CA’s housing crisis? Let’s rank the ideas and find out.
July 18, 2017 by Jennifer Hernandez

Will the governor’s new housing “package” end CA’s housing crisis? Let’s rank the ideas and find out.

New tool can help measure effectiveness of housing legislation Read More »

It’s time to add “teeth” to California’s housing element law
July 18, 2017 by Cathy Creswell & Lucy Dunn

It’s time to add “teeth” to California’s housing element law

State must enforce its laws and hold cities accountable for their local housing plans Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 14
July 14, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 14

Sacramento talking about what would end up in a pending cap-and-trade "deal" including housing legislation Read More »

A “deal” on cap and trade and housing won’t solve the housing crisis unless it reduces development costs
July 13, 2017 by Fred Silva

A “deal” on cap and trade and housing won’t solve the housing crisis unless it reduces development costs

Housing supplies are not likely to go up unless the cost of building is addressed Read More »

Ideas in 50+ housing bills “not sufficient” to address scale of crisis, says CA Economic Summit
July 11, 2017 by Justin Ewers

Ideas in 50+ housing bills “not sufficient” to address scale of crisis, says CA Economic Summit

California needs stronger legislation to incentivize more communities to say yes to housing Read More »

A Way Home for CA: This week in the housing crisis - July 7
July 07, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: This week in the housing crisis - July 7

Big housing bill moves forward in Legislature while another might take fight for more housing in one county backward Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - June 30
June 30, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - June 30

Biggest housing story of the week highlights how California policy has failed to get enough housing built Read More »

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