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  Lilia Malfavon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
June 4, 2024 at 11:20 PM

Join us for these great YIMBY events in June

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
May 31, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Summer Lobby Blitz: RSVP now!

On April 8 we're going to the State Capitol to tackle the housing shortage. Dear friends, Hello YIMBYs and pro-housing advocates! We are kicking off our 2024 Summer Lobby Blitz next week -- join us on June 5! Legislators will be returning home to their local districts f…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
May 29, 2024 at 4:30 PM

Take on abuse of historic preservation rules

NIMBYs found a loophole to block new housing. Help us fight back. Dear friends, A few months ago, a group of NIMBYs in San Mateo announced that they found a loophole to try and block the construction of desperately-needed new homes in their community: get the neighborho…
  Lilia Malfavon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
May 1, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Join us for these great YIMBY events in May

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
April 22, 2024 at 10:50 PM

We need more homes, not more costly housing fees

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down an important ruling that could have a direct impact on how we solve the housing affordability crisis. Dear friends, The U.S. Supreme Court handed down an important ruling this month that could have a direct impact on how we solve the h…
  Brian Hanlon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
April 5, 2024 at 11:00 PM

Our 2024 pro-housing agenda

Building an even broader platform for pro-housing progress. Dear friends, For the past seven years, California YIMBY and our allies have made substantial progress on achieving our mission of making California an affordable place to live, work, and raise a family. From par…
  Joe Sangirardi, California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 31, 2024 at 5:01 PM

Become a Framer and help elect housing champions in 2024

What March's election results mean for the YIMBY movement. Dear friends, With March primary ballots almost completely counted, it's clear that nearly all of the pro-housing candidates California YIMBY endorsed for the state legislature are moving on to the general electio…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 14, 2024 at 4:02 PM

RSVP Now for YIMBY Training: 2024 Legislative Deep Dive

Learn about the most important housing bills this year. Dear friends, The 2024 legislative session is under way -- and we'd love to help get you ready to advocate for bills that can help address our housing shortage and affordability crisis. Join us on Wednesday, March 2…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 7, 2024 at 9:04 PM

YIMBY Training: Your Housing Story for Lobby Day and Beyond

The most effective, time-tested, advocacy tool is telling your story. Dear friends, State legislators often talk about the Sacramento bubble and how they appreciate hearing directly from their constituents about the most important issues facing the communities they repres…
  Melissa Breach, California YIMBY · [email protected]
February 17, 2024 at 12:00 AM

Our endorsements for the 2024 primary

Help us send more housing champions to Sacramento. Dear Friends -- Californians have our ballots and are getting ready to vote in the upcoming primary election. This is a crucial opportunity to help housing champions advance to the November election – and to the state legi…
  Lilia Malfavon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Join us for these great YIMBY events in February

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
February 1, 2024 at 9:30 PM

Join us for our next housing webinar!

Learn more about accessory dwelling units and how we can use them to tackle California's housing shortage. Dear Friends -- Since 2017, over 80,000 new accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have been built in backyards, attics, and garages across California, thanks in part the th…
  Lilia Malfavon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
January 18, 2024 at 1:03 AM

Join us for these great YIMBY events in January

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
January 12, 2024 at 5:01 PM

Sign up now for YIMBY Lobby Day 2024

On April 8 we're going to the State Capitol to tackle the housing shortage. Dear friends, Legislators have returned to Sacramento for the new year -- and that means it's time to mobilize for YIMBY Lobby Day! We're scheduling meetings with your state legislators on Mon…
  California YIMBY · [email protected]
December 31, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Donate today to support housing champions in 2024

We need to support candidates who will help build on our pro-housing momentum in the legislature. This message from Sen. Scott Wiener has already generated a great response from YIMBYs across California. We're re-sending it in hopes you'll read his call to action and make …
  Sen. Scott Wiener · [email protected]
December 31, 2023 at 12:00 AM

Donate to support housing champions in 2024

We need to support candidates who will help build on our pro-housing momentum in the legislature. Dear friends, California YIMBY has been an incredible presence in Sacramento. Your activism has changed everything about housing policy in our state, and helped pass legislat…
  Joe Sangirardi, California YIMBY · [email protected]
December 27, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Help elect housing champions in 2024

State elections in 2024 will help determine whether our bills can pass in the years to come. Dear friends, We won major victories for housing in 2023. But we can't build on those wins and pass even bigger bills unless we elect more housing champions in 2024. California Y…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
December 13, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Save the date: YIMBY Lobby Day is April 8, 2024!

On April 8 we're going to the State Capitol to tackle the housing shortage. Dear friends, The 2024 legislative session is just around the corner -- and that means it's time to mobilize for YIMBY Lobby Day! We're scheduling meetings with your state legislators on Monda…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
December 7, 2023 at 9:30 PM

Join us for our Housing 101 webinar!

Learn more about the causes, effects and solutions to California's housing shortage and affordability crisis Dear Friends -- Want to learn more about the causes, effects and solutions to California's housing shortage and affordability crisis? Then join us for our Housing …
  Lilia Malfavon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
December 4, 2023 at 8:50 PM

Join us for these great YIMBY events in December

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Lilia Malfavon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
November 1, 2023 at 12:01 AM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in November

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Joe Sangirardi, California YIMBY · [email protected]
October 26, 2023 at 12:35 AM

RSVP: California YIMBY Victory Party on December 8

Get your tickets now for an amazing party in San Francisco! Dear friends, We're excited to announce California YIMBY's 2023 Victory Party! On behalf of our board of directors, staff, and incredible volunteers, you are cordially invited to join us on Friday, December 8th in…
  Nolan Gray, California YIMBY · [email protected]
October 14, 2023 at 7:01 PM

RSVP to learn more about housing underproduction in California

Join us as California YIMBY shares insights on our new report about our state's housing shortage Dear Friends -- We know that California has a housing shortage. But what parts of the state aren't building enough housing? What parts of the state are building more? Californ…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
October 4, 2023 at 8:30 PM

URGENT: Ask the governor to sign AB 1633

Support environmentally beneficial homes – and solve climate. Dear friends, Governor Gavin Newsom has ten days left to sign AB 1633, one of California YIMBY's priority bills for the 2023 session. Opponents are mobilizing to try and stop the governor from signing it, and we…
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in October

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 28, 2023 at 12:20 AM

Ask the governor to sign one of the most important bills of 2023

This law has built over 18,000 homes. Help us extend it to build tens of thousands more. Dear friends, The passage of SB 423 is one of our biggest victories in 2023 – but we’re not done yet. SB 423 will streamline the production of new, affordable housing in our cities by…
  Joe Sangirardi, California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 22, 2023 at 11:00 PM

Save the Date! CA YIMBY Victory Party! 12/8

CA YIMBY Victory Party! 12/8 Dear friends, It’s been another incredible year of progress for California’s YIMBY movement – and it’s all thanks to you, and your passion and commitment to creating a California that is affordable and accessible to everyone. So … it’s time to…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 20, 2023 at 10:31 PM

Send a message to Governor Newsom: Sign AB 976!

Let’s get more homes built in California. Dear friends, One of the most successful efforts to build more housing in California is the Accessory Dwelling Unit. If Governor Newsom signs AB 976 into law, it will make permanent a key policy that has encouraged the growth of th…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 15, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Take action now to support AB 1633

Support environmentally beneficial homes – and solve climate. Dear friends, The 2023 legislative session just ended, and our YIMBY movement is among the big winners! But our work isn't done yet. Will you ask Governor Newsom to sign AB 1633? Most of California YIMBY's spon…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 12, 2023 at 9:20 PM

URGENT: Take action to support affordable housing

Help us democratize funding for affordable housing. Dear friends, We just won some major victories for housing. Now we need your help to win another – and make it easier to fund publicly-subsidized affordable housing. This week, the legislature passed most of California Y…
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
September 9, 2023 at 4:20 PM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in September

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Emily Jones, California YIMBY · [email protected]
August 31, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Send a message in support of ACA 1

Help us democratize funding for affordable housing. Dear friends, Publicly subsidized affordable housing is one of the most important tools we have to tackle California's housing shortage and affordability crisis. We need your help to make it easier to fund it. But outdat…
  Emily Jones, California YIMBY · [email protected]
August 16, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Send a message today to support SB 684

It shouldn't cost $1 million to buy a home. Dear friends, Homeownership in California is increasingly out of reach for middle-income families – but with your help, we can do something about it. The Los Angeles Times reported this month that the median home listed for sale…
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
August 1, 2023 at 11:31 PM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in August

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
July 12, 2023 at 8:00 PM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in July

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
July 5, 2023 at 11:48 PM

Help us pass SB 684!

The YIMBY movement is working to solve our housing shortage and affordability crisis for both renters and would-be homeowners. Dear friends, We need to talk about homeownership. The YIMBY movement is working to solve our housing shortage and affordability crisis for both …
  Brian Hanlon, California YIMBY · [email protected]
June 28, 2023 at 11:51 PM

Take action to support SB 423

The next two weeks could make it faster and cheaper to build more homes for the next 12 years. Dear friends, SB 423 just passed the Assembly Housing Committee, thanks in part to your calls and emails. That's great news. But we still have a lot of work ahead to pass this im…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
June 8, 2023 at 7:01 PM

Save public transit in California

We have just a few days left to stop devastating cuts to public transportation in California. Dear friends, California's transit agencies face a financial crisis that could lead to massive service cuts -- but legislators and the governor can prevent a tragedy if they step …
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
May 25, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Tell your Senator to vote YES on SB 423

We can turbo-charge the construction of mixed-income housing. Dear friends, One of this year's key housing bills, SB 423 -- which renews and extends the provisions of SB 35, one of the most important housing laws in the state -- is headed to the Senate floor. We need your …
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
May 6, 2023 at 1:00 AM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in May

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
May 1, 2023 at 7:21 PM

Tell your State Senator to support a crucial bill to build more housing

Let's turbo-charge the construction of mixed-income housing. Dear friends, We have big news – SB 423 passed out of the Senate Governance and Finance Committee! And there's more. The California Councils of Laborers and the state's Conference of Operating Engineers, a key …
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 31, 2023 at 9:01 PM

Watch and share our new video on housing and good paying jobs

Let’s create thousands of good-paying jobs and build the homes we need. Dear Friends -- Workers build California. California has a housing shortage and affordability crisis. We need to build millions of new homes close to jobs, services, good schools, and transit. Bu…
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 22, 2023 at 9:01 PM

[Bill Alert] Major new legislation to harmonize housing and climate policy

The latest IPCC report is an alarm calling us to act. Dear friends, Our planet faces catastrophic warming and widespread climate disasters, including more violent and destructive storms and wildfires, unless urgent action is taken to slash climate pollution immediately. T…
  Melissa Breach, California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 17, 2023 at 4:00 PM

[Bill Alert] Landmark legislation to align housing and climate policy

California YIMBY and environmental leaders are teaming up on a game-changing bill. Dear friends, The YIMBY movement knows that housing policy is climate policy. Too many Californians live in areas that are in the crosshairs of catastrophic climate impacts like fires and …
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
March 9, 2023 at 9:01 PM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in March

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
February 17, 2023 at 1:00 AM

REMINDER: RSVP for our legislative overview on Wednesday!

Join us as California YIMBY's legislative team shares insights on housing policy in the 2023 legislative session. Dear Friends -- Please join us for a legislative overview via Zoom on Wednesday, February 22 at 6PM! We're just a few weeks into 2023 and already we're seein…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
February 13, 2023 at 11:01 PM

[Bill Alert] It's time to extend SB 35 – permanently

Let’s turbo-charge the construction of mixed-income housing. Dear friends, Will you add your name in support of SB 423, which will make SB 35 permanent and create stronger incentives for mixed-income housing? In 2017 the California legislature adopted one of Sen. Scott W…
  Team California YIMBY · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Let's talk housing: YIMBY events in February

We hope to see you there! Hi there -- Want to learn more about how we can end the housing shortage and affordability crisis? Are you eager to meet local YIMBYs in your corner of California? If so, take a look at these local events taking place across the state in the mont…
  Matthew Lewis, California YIMBY · [email protected]
January 17, 2023 at 6:01 PM

Share our video on housing and climate policy

Help educate Californians about the connections between the housing shortage and the climate crisis. Dear Friends -- The climate crisis is getting worse because of the housing crisis. California's housing shortage and affordability crisis is increasing the pollution th…
  Konstantin Hatcher, California YIMBY · [email protected]
January 13, 2023 at 8:20 PM

RSVP for our legislative overview!

Join us as California YIMBY's legislative team shares insights on housing policy in the 2023 legislative session. Dear Friends -- 2022 was a big year for the YIMBY movement – all of our priority legislation was successfully enacted into law. Now it's time to pivot to 2023…