The New York Times: “California Slams San Francisco for ‘Egregious’ Barriers to Housing Construction”

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released an audit report yesterday condemning San Francisco’s housing policies.

California’s New Housing Laws: Here’s What to Know

New York Times ‘California Today’ writer Soumya Karlamangla explains the two new housing bills signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom. 

NIMBYism and Rent Control: Recipes for Disaster

The reemergence of NIMBYism and rent control threaten to worsen America’s housing affordability crisis.

Opinion: The Gentrification of Blue America

New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman reflects on the effects of NIMBYism in California. 

Rent Control Talking Points: California

Sacramento Moves Toward Becoming One of 1st U.S. Cities to Eliminate Single-family Zoning

The Associated Press outlines what this development could mean for housing affordability in the region.

Opinion: Newsom Should Continue Working With The Legislature On The Housing Crisis. Prop. 21 Isn’t The Answer

Los Angeles Times columnist George Skelton outlines why Prop. 21 isn’t the right answer to California’s housing affordability crisis. 

The Effect Of Rent Control On New Housing Supply: A Bay Area Case Study

Ballot Initiative Activism Is Back In California

For the second election cycle in a row, special interests in California are hoping to persuade voters to repeal portions of the state’s existing rental housing laws.

Coronavirus Will Make California’s Affordable Housing Problems Worse, Experts Say

Liam Dillon with the Los Angeles Times outlines why the coronavirus pandemic will likely make affordable housing problems worse in California. 


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