What the election means for California’s housing crisis

Please subscribe to us on Apple PodcastsStitcherSoundcloudGoogle Play and Overcast. 

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).

Latest in Housing

Mill Valley, in Marin County. The affluent Northern California suburb has fiercely resisted state housing interventions. Photo by Frank Schulenburg via Wiki Commons.

Housing

Podcast: The case for local control over housing

Housing

Black people disproportionately homeless in California

Housing

Doctor’s orders: Provide affordable housing, and people’s health will improve

Shawnda Thornton, who has been homeless for about three years, lives in Venice, CA. Photo courtesy of Coley King.

Housing

‘Sicker than the rest of us’ — More docs making house calls to people without houses

Housing

Newsom wanted to go bold on housing. Have he and lawmakers delivered so far?

Housing

Gimme Shelter talks Trump, Newsom and NIMBYs