Housing

November 1, 2012

LABC’s Mayoral Housing Transportation Summit Addresses Post-Redevelopment, Where We Go Next

TPR presents the following excerpts from the Los Angeles Business Council Mayoral Housing, Transportation, and Jobs Summit panel, Housing Plus Along Transit Corridors, moderated by Dan Rosenfeld and featuring Tony Salazar, President of West Coast Operations, McCormack Baron Salazar Inc., California Assemblymember Mike Feuer, and Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles President and CEO Doug Guthrie. 

October 30, 2012

Leinberger and Becker Hail Smart Growth at Rail~Volution Conference

Chris Leinberger, President of LOCUS, and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, address transit-oriented development and smart growth from the perspectives of a real estate developer and a politician.

August 1, 2012

Mercedes Marquez: LA City’s New Deputy Mayor for Housing

Interview with Mercedes Marquez, who, after serving three years with HUD and the Obama Administration, takes on the position of Deputy Mayor for Housing with the City of Los Angeles.

November 4, 2011

Real Estate Ponders Industry’s Future Trajectory At ULI Conference

The Urban Land Institute's conference in Los Angeles featured a panel around a publication on where the real estate industry in trending. Peter Rummell, Patrick Phillips, Joseph Azrack, Thomas Toomey, and Victor MacFarlane discuss finance, Baby Boomers, Generation Y, and investment uncertainties.

February 18, 2021

Patrick Condon: Density, Affordability, & The 'Hungry Dogs' of Land Price Speculation

Patrick Condon explicitly articulates how increasing density without affordability only further inflates urban land values to the benefit of speculators, resulting in nearly all of the value of individual labor and creative enterprise of entrepreneurs in regional economies to be absorbed as land wealth.

December 1, 2020

State Auditor Finds California's Housing Agencies 'Ineffective' at Supporting Affordable Housing

TPR excerpts a recent report from the California State Auditor, which concludes the state lacks a sound, well-coordinated strategy to effectively use financial resources to support affordable housing and lacks oversight to ensure that cities and counties are doing their part to facilitate the construction of affordable housing.

September 23, 2020

New SPUR/CA Fwd Report Finds State Tax System Discourages Affordable Housing Production

Pointing to the housing disincentives built into California’s tax system by Proposition 13 and the deterioration of state funding for supportive infrastructure and services, the study finds that cities that receive a larger share of the property tax they generate contributed a larger share of the housing supply in the Bay Area over a four-year period.

June 8, 2020

California Forward Summary of 2020 State Senate Housing Bills

TPR shares with permission California Forward's summary of the suite of housing proposals that seek to increase the zoned capacity for housing in the state.

April 1, 2020

Joint Venture Silicon Valley on the COVID Crisis & Beyond

Issi Romem shares insights and predictions from the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies at Joint Venture Silicon Valley on the likely impact this public health crisis and market freeze will have on housing affordability, rental, and housing policies in Silicon Valley.

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