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Special Report: 2018 Housing Year in Review

Posted December 18, 2018 by

Key Gains Boost Housing Prospects for 2019 2018 marked a positive turning point for America’s response to its worsening housing and homelessness crisis. This shift signifies new opportunities for housing progress in 2019. Why did the media and elected officials
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Momentum Builds for SB 50

Posted December 11, 2018 by

California Bill Could Become National Model In the same week that Minneapolis passed historic legislation legalizing apartments in single-family zoned neighborhoods, California legislators introduced SB 50, a far reaching state challenge to exclusionary zoning laws. Sponsored by Bay Area State
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Ed Lee’s Historic Legacy

Posted December 11, 2018 by

(We are reposting this article from Dec. 14, 2017 to honor the one year anniversary of Ed Lee’s death) I envisioned writing about San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s historic legacy—-in December 2019, as his days in office ended. It is
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Green New Deal Requires Green Zoning

Posted December 4, 2018 by

Exclusionary Single-Family Home Zoning Must End As Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other House Democrats promote a “Green New Deal,” one key element has been missing: green-oriented zoning reforms. A truly Green New Deal must end exclusionary single-family home zoning laws that
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