DEPENDS ON HOUSING
new housing units needed by 2030
of Californians can't afford median home price
considering leaving the state due to high cost of living
“It's time for California to say
YES to housing.”
Governor Gavin Newsom
2020 State of the State Address
Who are we?
Housing for California is an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS® to support policies that help Californians live and work in the same community.
California is the land of opportunity and prosperity, yet ranks last in the nation in housing affordability, in large part due to lack of supply.
Take action to urge our elected officials and policymakers to embrace solutions to California’s housing shortage. Together, we can make housing for all a reality.
Judge halts California development, citing wildfire risk
A judge rejects approval of Tejon Ranch project's environmental impact report by Los Angeles County, effectively blocking construction.
Apr 8, 2021
The Californians Are Coming. So Is Their Housing Crisis.
Statistically speaking, Idaho is one of America’s greatest economic success stories. The state has low unemployment and high income growth. It has expanded education spending while managing to shore up budget reserves.
Feb 12, 2021
Realtor-backed housing group fights local granny flat restrictions
A Realtor-backed group behind a housing lawsuit against Huntington Beach is now suing one Southern California city and is threatening to sue another over alleged efforts to block new granny flats, or “accessory dwelling units” (ADU’s).
Jan 21, 2021
Could California’s Shopping Centers Be a Housing Fix?
A trio of bills propose plugging the state’s huge housing gap with commercial-to-residential conversions of strip malls. New research suggests it could work.
Jan 19, 2021
Op-Ed: State leaders need to act on housing crisis in 2021
“It’s time for California to say yes to housing,” Gov. Gavin Newsom boldly declared at his 2020 State of the State Address. The governor was right. But in 2020, the Legislature’s answer to our housing crisis was to say no to housing.
Jan 13, 2021