Developing Policy from the Ground Up: Examining Entitlement in the Bay Area to Inform California’s Housing Policy Debates, 25 Hastings Envt'l L.J. 1 (2019) provides early findings from 5 Bay Area cities (Oakland, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Francisco, San Jose) and the purpose of our methods.
Sustainable Communities or The Next Urban Renewal?, 47 Ecology Law Quarterly 1061 (2021) explores the relative influence of California's state climate policy and local land use law on inequitable housing outcomes in ten California cities (Fresno, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland, Pasadena, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, and Santa Monica).
Building to Burn: Permitting Exurban Housing Development in High Fire Risk Zones, 48 Ecology Law Quarterly 943 (2022) uses CALES data to explore exurban development patterns in the wildland-urban interface that overlaps with higher fire hazard zones.
Examining Entitlement in California to Inform Policy and Process: Advancing Social Equity in Housing Development Patterns is a 2022 research report for the California Air Resources Board and the California Environmental Protection Agency (CARB Report). This report provides a complete discussion of CALES research methods as well as findings on twenty jurisdictions statewide.
Factors Affecting Development Decisions and Construction Delay of Housing in Transit-Accessible and Jobs-Rich Areas in California is a 2022 research report for the The University of California Institute of Transportation Studies. This research explores the factors associated with multifamily development approval delays for six cities in Southern California: Inglewood, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Redondo Beach, and Santa Monica using descriptive statistics and multivariate modeling.