Since the 1980s, California has faced a worsening housing crisis as development continues to lag behind national averages and demand. Facing a tangle of obstacles from intensive zoning and environmental laws to high land cost and NIMBY resistance, California has to double its housing production to keep pace with demand. Tune in as Shareholder Chris Guillen, Policy Advisor Steven Stenzler and Associate Mack Carlson talk about why the housing shortage is more than a social issue, how developers and housing coalitions are trying to get creative, the impact and interplay of local governments, and how the state legislature is responding.
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