What the election means for California’s housing crisis

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On this episode of the Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis podcast, Matt and Liam break down all of the important housing-related results from last week’s election. First, the Avocado of the Fortnight asks how actor Richard Dreyfus votes on housing (4:30). Then, a discussion of the dismal performance of Prop. 10 and where the rent control debate goes from here (11:00), the failure of an effort to expand Prop. 13 (30:00) and the passage of affordable housing and homelessness bonds (34:00). Finally a discussion with Politico California’s Angela Hart about what Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom is really like and what he has in store for housing (39:15).

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