Construction

The 1,000,000 Homes Challenge: Will workers who build new housing be left housing cost-burdened?
580 200 Alex Lantsberg, AICP & Scott Littlehale

Housing costs have outpaced wages of many construction workers across California’s regions

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California’s Housing Crisis, Construction Labor, & the Costs of Multi-Family Housing
580 200 Alex Lantsberg, AICP & Scott Littlehale

Research looks into the impact of wages on the construction costs of housing

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Commentary: Our Roads and Bridges: The Fix Is Not In
580 200 Will Kempton

State infrastructure investment not keeping up with need, but Californians need assurances that additional funds will be dedicated, protected, and efficiently spent. 

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How to pay for local infrastructure projects? New website offers an answer
150 150 Darin Dinsmore

Recent legislation expands local governments’ infrastructure financing powers that will help build investments in projects from transit stations, housing to next-gen water facilities.

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Governor signs local infrastructure financing bill in win for Summit
150 150 Justin Ewers

Law will expand development tool cities can use to pay for a range of vital projects, from affordable housing to transportation infrastructure.

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Early signs of a deal emerge in special session on road maintenance
150 150 Justin Ewers

As the California Legislatures tries to wrangle a $60-billion backlog in state road and highway maintenance, bills are coming together to form a possible deal to help raise infrastructure funding while making sure they’re spent in an accountable way.

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What’s missing from California’s transportation special session
150 150 Justin Ewers

Fixing the state’s roads will take more than money–it will also take better governance. Summit team weighs in with ideas.

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