Gimme Shelter Podcast: The Policy of the Package

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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: www.latimes.com/projects/la-pol-ca-housing-supply/

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