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What makes or breaks good housing policy? The wonky details. This week, Matt and Liam break down the ins and outs of all 15 bills in the state housing package: where the new affordable housing revenue will be spent (6:00), whether the so-called “streamlining” bills will actually make it easier for builders to build (10:00), how inclusionary zoning ordinances will actually work (19:00), the new additional layers of planning cities will be required to do (21:00), and how beefed up state enforcement of housing law will play out in practice (26:00). Then, a fantastic panel interview (33:00) with developer Meea Kang, affordable housing advocate Brian Augusta, and League of Cities lobbyist Jason Rhine. Here’s Liam’s opus we reference on 50 years of failed California state housing law:

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Matt Levin was the data and housing dude for CalMatters. His work entails distilling complex policy topics into easily digestible charts and graphs, finding and writing original stories from data, yelling...