Laura, Sam and Lilia Luciano bask in the glow of major state-wide housing legislation passing the California Assembly and heading for the Governor's desk. This might be the turning point we've been fighting for.
Brian and Laura interview Bart Board Director Nick Josefowitz about the state of BART, funding, and what comes next for our aging Bay Area sometimes-less-than-Rapid Transit system.
Assemblymember David Chiu sits down with YIMBY Laura Clark to talk state housing policy, San Francisco and his vision for housing in the Bay. Keep an eye out for a postcard campaign to support his AB71!
So much legislation, and so much ranting about Prop 13. Laura, Sonja, Brian and Sam think it was really awesome. Take action by clicking some of the links below:
A brief explainer of Home-SF, Supervisor Katy Tang's legislation that is a local version of the State Density Bonus. Laura and Katy chat about the fight to pass this legislation.
On March 7th, the Senate had a 4+ hour hearing. In this second condensed section, we hear from experts on California's housing crisis and SPICY PUBLIC COMMENT!
For the full hearing audio and video, go here: California Media Senate Archive
On March 7th, the Senate had a 4+ hour hearing. In this first section, we hear from experts on California's housing crisis, subsidized affordable housing, how zoning and permitting restrict housing and more!
Meet D and Skylar, our new Kentucky besties. And Yimby Action is the new jam. Grow San Francisco is old news. It's all about the consolidated Yimby brand. Get pumped. Also #ShadowScandal. Discretionary Review is a train wreck and we all know it.
Laura Clark, Brian Hanlon and Mission Housing Director Sam Moss chat about the obscure-but-important upcoming ADEM elections, HUD, regional housing conversations, and the political importance of the San Francisco leather scene.
Brian Hanlon hosts a panel of Top Wonks:
- Ben Metcalf (CA HCD)
- Tomiquia Moss (Oakland Mayor's Office)
- Michael Lens (UCLA)
- Kate Downing (Palo Alto Forward)
A few of the wonkiest moments at the beginning were lost, but we think you'll survive.