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October 1, 2020

Embarcadero Institute Responds to Housing Formula Report Critiques

Last week TPR shared a new report from Embarcadero Institute disputing the accuracy of the state's methodology for calculating local housing needs. With the state moving to hold local governments accountable for meeting housing production goals and the report finding a 900,000 unit discrepancy, offered here is Embarcadero Institute's response to criticism received regarding the report's conclusions.

September 23, 2020

CA’s Housing Needs Assessment Used Incorrect Data & Masks California's Failure to Build Affordable Housing

The latest research from Embarcadero Institute finds that California’s most recent housing needs assessment was calculated using incorrect vacancy rates and double counting resulting in inflated numbers that obscure the state’s true need: funding for affordable housing.

February 24, 2020

Gov. Newsom’s 2020 State of the State Address Prioritizes Homelessness & Housing Initiatives

Gov. Gavin Newsom devotes his 2020 State of the State remarks on his plan for addressing the state’s failure on housing affordability and homelessness.

February 11, 2020

Embarcadero Institute: Transit-Rich Urban Centers Exceed Housing Numbers, Fail on Affordability

Embarcadero Institute’s plain-language analysis of state housing data, which fails to support the foundational premise of SB50 that increasing housing supply will result in housing affordability.

April 16, 2018

SB 35 & The Promise of Ministerial CEQA Review

Holland & Knight partner and land use expert Jennifer Hernandez explains how implementing SB 35 (authored by Sen. Scott Wiener in 2017) is leading to increased affordable housing at a project in Berkeley.

February 28, 2018

California’s Affordable Housing Crisis: A Supply & State Efforts Update

Along with other housing leaders, California Housing and Community Development DIrector Ben Metcalf provided an update to Senate Bill 35 implementation at the recent UCLA Ziman Center Affordable Housing Symposium.

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