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
Apr 8, 2021
A judge rejects approval of Tejon Ranch project's environmental impact report by Los Angeles County, effectively blocking construction.
The Californians Are Coming. So Is Their Housing Crisis.
Feb 12, 2021
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.
Realtor-backed housing group fights local granny flat restrictions
Jan 21, 2021
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).
Could California’s Shopping Centers Be a Housing Fix?
Jan 19, 2021
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.
Op-Ed: State leaders need to act on housing crisis in 2021
Jan 13, 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.