Lawrence J. McQuillan
| Monday February 10, 2020 at 4:04 PM PST
A Proposed California Constitutional Amendment to Resolve the Housing Affordability Crisis The People of the State of California hereby find and declare the following: (a) Whereas, Californians are suffering from an unprecedented housing affordability crisis caused by state and local government regulations, fees, mandates, and prohibitions that have overly restricted housing supplies and increased...Read More »
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Monday November 25, 2019 at 3:23 PM PST
For months now, California legislators have been decrying the state’s housing crisis. That crisis will soon be made worse by the Natomas Levee Improvement Plan, launched in Sacramento in 2007. The plan aims to reduce the area’s vulnerability to flooding and will make improvements to Garden Highway that runs atop the current levee. It...Read More »
| Wednesday September 18, 2019 at 10:07 AM PDT
Improving housing affordability will significantly reduce homelessness, but it will not in itself solve the problem.
| Monday August 5, 2019 at 10:52 AM PDT
California’s housing shortage is a political choice, just as are many of its other problems.
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Friday November 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Deregulation to answer housing shortage.
Samuel R. Staley
| Thursday September 15, 2016 at 5:00 PM PDT
Hell or High Water, one of the most talked about films of 2016, is billed as a modern-day western, “heist crime,” or Bonnie and Clyde. A contemporary western is more apt, and its excellent acting, steady pace, tight story and screenplay will likely make it an Oscar contender. The film also makes me yearn...Read More »
Randall G. Holcombe
| Monday September 7, 2009 at 11:50 AM PDT
If you got to the Blog page by passing through the Independent Institute’s home page, I hope you noticed the announcement of the publication of Housing America: Building Out of a Crisis, which I co-edited with Benjamin Powell. Ben and I have been working on this project for years, so it is nice to...Read More »