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 »

Pasadena complex takes bite out of growing demand for senior affordable housing
June 28, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Pasadena complex takes bite out of growing demand for senior affordable housing

Resident went from homeless at 60 to living in one of 70 new one-bedroom units Read More »

How do we address the housing crisis: one incremental step at a time
June 27, 2017 by Loren Kaye

How do we address the housing crisis: one incremental step at a time

Ways to increase affordable workforce housing without state subsidies that would not require massive regulatory reform Read More »

Monterey Bay Housing Trust funds first affordable housing loan
June 23, 2017

Monterey Bay Housing Trust funds first affordable housing loan

First of $10-million fund will build affordable low-income apartments and mid-income houses Read More »

A Way Home for CA: This week in the housing crisis - June 23
June 23, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: This week in the housing crisis - June 23

A promising set of proposals unveiled in San Diego, affordability gap grows in other cities, state still doesn't act Read More »

San Diego mayor pushing one of state’s most aggressive packages for addressing housing crisis
June 21, 2017 by Justin Ewers

San Diego mayor pushing one of state’s most aggressive packages for addressing housing crisis

With broad coalition support, one of the state’s expensive coastal cities looks to accelerate housing approvals and expand supply Read More »

Online tool helps Monterey public, business and advocates weigh in on housing projects
June 16, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Online tool helps Monterey public, business and advocates weigh in on housing projects

Platform helps engage more people who can advocate for more housing in expensive region Read More »

This week in Bay Area YIMBYs, NIMBYs & ZIMBYs
June 15, 2017 by John Guenther

This week in Bay Area YIMBYs, NIMBYs & ZIMBYs

Roundup of important happenings in the housing crisis in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley Read More »

Bay Area business alliance supports boosting housing supply by all means necessary
June 05, 2017 by Kristin Connelly

Bay Area business alliance supports boosting housing supply by all means necessary

Employer group calls for plan that allows them to retain talent at a price that allows for growth Read More »

Five reasons why Silicon Valley needs more housing of all kinds, everywhere, now.
May 25, 2017 by Justin Ewers

Five reasons why Silicon Valley needs more housing of all kinds, everywhere, now.

New housing isn't affordable to majority of residents, making crisis worse Read More »

It took almost ten years, but Napa may have found a way to get housing approved faster, cheaper
May 11, 2017 by Larry Florin

It took almost ten years, but Napa may have found a way to get housing approved faster, cheaper

New tools projected to help housing go up faster than anywhere else in county Read More »

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