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It Didn’t Happen Here

by Carol Galantevia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

It was all spelled out in 1982: a plan to save water, streamline zoning, build homes, and cut construction costs. This was California’s road not taken, and it could still make all the difference.

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Eureka Issue 1502 California's Housing Conundrum

by Bill Whalen, Carson Bruno, Wendell Cox, Loren Kaye, Carol Galantevia Eureka
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The May-June 2015 issue of Eureka, a Hoover Institution publication focusing on policy, political, and economic issues confronting California, was released in conjunction with this Golden State Poll. This volume centers on California’s housing conundrum, examining home values in a historical context, causes of the affordability crisis, and possible solutions.  Hoover Institution research fellow Carson Bruno also provides an in-depth analysis of the Golden State Poll results in the same issue of Eureka.

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Addressing California’s Housing Woes: “A Strategy For State Action” That Can’t Wait Another 30 Years

by Carol Galantevia Eureka
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Serious students of California’s housing woes may recognize the middle part of this column’s headline. It’s also the subtitle of 101 Steps to Better Housing, The California Housing Plan 1982, a document now over three decades old. Produced by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), the publication proposes solutions for many issues the Golden State still struggles with today.