Bay Area / California

New Progress in Battling Housing Crisis

Posted October 15, 2019 by

Growing Coalitions Back Affordability Agenda On October 8, the broadest political coalition for a California tenant protection measure in history assembled in Oakland for a signing ceremony for AB 1482 and other housing bills. Nearly every key state legislator joined
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Why CA Tenants Won Big in 2019

Posted September 17, 2019 by

Five Factors Brought Victory After years of real estate interests stopping pro-tenant legislation, California’s Legislature enacted AB 1482, a statewide rent cap and just cause eviction law. How did tenants finally prevail? Five main reasons. Production Groups Backed Protections The
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The Housing Crisis Hits Sacramento

Posted September 2, 2019 by

City Must Respond to Loss of Affordability I’m doing two talks about Generation Priced Out: Who Gets to Live in the New Urban America in Sacramento on September 10 addressing the city’s affordability crisis. My timing is fitting, as Sacramento
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