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Why is it so expensive to live in California? And what can the state do about it? CALmatters’ data reporter Matt Levin and Los Angeles Times housing reporter Liam Dillon chat about the latest developments in California housing policy and interview a key housing newsmaker. Listen to this podcast and we promise your rent will drop in half instantly. You can also subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, and Overcast. Rate the podcast.

 

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said he'd work toward a deal between landlords and tenant groups if Prop. 10 loses. Proponents of Prop. 10 are skeptical.

Last year's wine country wildfires destroyed nearly 2,700 homes in Santa Rosa, knocking out 5 percent of the city's already scarce housing stock.  Along with the practical difficulties of resettling and…

A first of its kind for Gimme Shelter: A crossover episode! Matt and Liam join comedy writer and all around smart guy Hayes Davenport, Curbed editor Alissa Walker, and housing…

Key provisions of the state housing package have been in effect for about nine months now. That's far too soon for a definitive judgement, but long enough to discern some…

It's been one year of Matt and Liam talking about California's housing crisis. They reflect on the biggest stories of the past twelve months, and what they expect to be…

On this week's Gimme Shelter, CALmatters' podcast on California's housing crisis, data reporter Matt Levin and the Los Angeles Times' Liam Dillon talk about Liam's investigation into the unintended consequences of that…

Would it be a merciful end to the "moving penalty" or a giveaway to rich homeowners and real estate agents? Proposition 5, which California voters will decide on this November,…

Seattle has a lot in common with San Francisco. A thriving economy increasingly dominated by major technology companies. A deep blue electorate with a strong environmental ethos. And of course,…

Please subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Google Play and Overcast. One housing issue will overshadow all others this election: Rent control. Matt and Liam discuss why renewed...

A grab bag of topics on this pod. First, the Avocado of the Fortnight asks what would Yeezus do about California’s housing crisis (2:00)? Then, a discussion about what the primary results mean...

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