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As the United States grapples with a massive housing crisis – a 7.3-million home shortage, as found in Up for Growth research – federal leaders are seeking innovative solutions to
WASHINGTON, DC – The Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support today, after clearing the House Financial Services Committee (FSC) on Friday. Introduced
When we talk about solving the housing crisis, we often focus on how to increase zoning to allow for more housing options – primarily multifamily developments, cottage clusters, duplexes, triplexes
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Financial Services Committee is scheduled to markup the Yes in My Back Yard (YIMBY) Act on Thursday, February 27. Introduced in 2019 by Rep. Denny
As we’ve written in previous insights posts, 2019 was a banner year for housing policy in cities and states across the country. Oregon’s HB 2001 and Minneapolis 2040 earned much-deserved
SAN DIEGO, CA – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez introduced AB 2345, a Bill to Enhance California's Statewide Density Bonus Law, today at an event in San Diego. She was joined by
CHARLOTTE, NC – Up for Growth released its Charlotte Housing Policy and Affordability Calculator (HPAC) at the Urban Land Institute’s Carolinas Meeting on Thursday, February 13 in downtown Charlotte. Charlotte
Last June, Up for Growth participated in the launch of the White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing. Created through an executive order, the Council is designed
With more than 2,700 member companies, the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) is proud to represent those who have helped build homes of all shapes and
Earlier this month, we highlighted the policy steps that New Rochelle, NY took to better meet the housing needs in its historic and transit-rich downtown. The New York City suburb
2020 is shaping up to be a historic year for housing in the Washington state legislature. Earlier this week, we shared the news of Representative Nicole Macri’s (D-LD43) legislation to
A week into the state legislative session in Washington, State Representative Nicole Macri of Seattle introduced legislation that would allow for duplexes, triplexes, town homes, and smaller apartment buildings in