Scott Wiener

March 15, 2019

Blanket Upzoning—A Blunt Instrument—Won't Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

Michael Storper rejoins TPR to discuss his latest research paper, which serves as a critique of the “housing as opportunity” view and its emerging policy discourse.

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.

April 10, 2018

BIA Roundtable: Scott Wiener on SB 827 & His Statewide Upzoning Agenda

Sen. Wiener covers the slew of amendments and changes he has incorporated into SB 827.

April 9, 2018

UCLA’s Michael Storper on Squaring Urbanism & Density

Professor Michael Storper of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs outlines why the broad-brush of SB 827 will likely led to increased displacement and contradictory effects.

April 9, 2018

Sen. Bob Wieckowski on His SB 831 and the Need for ADUs

Bay Area State Senator Bob Wieckowski's SB 831 aims to eliminate impact fees for ADUs and create an amnesty program to bring the 200,000 unpermitted units in California into compliance.

March 15, 2018

Sen. Scott Wiener: Will SB 827 Upzone Neighborhoods & Supersede Local Community Plans?

Speaking at a recent town hall event in Los Angeles, Sen. Wiener (San Francisco) explained the rationale for SB 827 as he prepares to advance the bill in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee in April.

March 15, 2018

Zev Yaroslavsky on Scott Wiener’s SB 827: The Triumph of WIMBYs

Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky responds to the language presented in Sen. Wiener's SB 827.

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