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Pushing Back Against School Pushout: Student Homelessness and Opportunities for Change

A strong relationship exists between homelessness and academic achievement in America. More than one third of the nation’s unaccompanied youth reside in California. In fact, during the 2016-2017 school year, about 202,500 K-12 students experienced…

Feline Fun Friday Fact: I am Smokie (meme)

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Introducing Smokie, the cute little cat. The City of Irvine has a Pet Care Center - animal shelter - but no emergency housing for Irvine residents who become homeless.

Is Orange County Too Rich For its Own Good?

Essay explores the many ways in which the OC is failing: lack of housing, the nature of the jobs here, as well as the lack of mass transit and other infrastructure for its booming economy. ... Orange County hasn’t developed the robust and innovative…

Do Californians Love Their Houses Too Much?

A Fourth-Generation Homeowner Reconsiders the California Dream. This is a love story about California housing. In this state, homes and dreams have always been emotionally intertwined. Now the dream of owning a house is out of reach for many:…

The Challenge of Inclusion

The creation of diverse and inclusive communities has long been one of American housing policy’s most important commitments. The United States Supreme Court recently reaffirmed this commitment in an important decision that interpreted the federal…

Moving San Mateo County Forward: Housing and Transit at a Crossroads

This is a report by by TransForm, a nonprofit supporting transit and smart growth, and the Housing Leadership Council; they are housing and transit advocates. The report was funded by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the Hewlett Foundation and several…

The State of the Nation's Housing 2018

Since 1988, the JCHS annual State of the Nation’s Housing report has provided an overview of housing market conditions in the U.S. This year's report marks the 30th anniversary; this year’s report not only examines recent trends, but assesses whether…

The Power to Exclude and the Power to Expel

Article Abstract: Property laws have far-reaching implications for the way people live and for the opportunities they and their children will have. They also have important consequences for property developers and businesses,…

Housing as a Hub for Health, Community, and Upward Mobility

82 page report with 4 Key Recommendations. Excerpts from the report: Housing is increasingly understood to be an important determinant of success in life, affecting health, access to education, and the opportunity for upward mobility. The condition…

Homelessness Tools and Resources for Cities and Counties: Homelessness Task Force Report

48 page report. California is home to 21 of the 30 most expensive rental markets in the nation and the state does not have enough affordable housing stock to meet the demand of low-income households. The state’s 2.2 million extremely low-income and…

The Changing Household and Housing Characteristics of Irvine, 2000-2016

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A comprehensive project submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree Master of Urban and Regional Planning, UCLA. 60 page report with figures, tables, references, links, and footnotes. Advised by Melissa Fox, Irvine City…

I4EPositionStatement.pdf
1-page position statement of I4E. The mission of Irvine for Everyone is to form a group of Irvine residents supporting the creation of a full spectrum of housing in Irvine.

Building the System of Care

A set of three distinct presentations describe how the OC Continuum of Care is being built. The first, Assessment of Homeless Services of the County in 2016 and the progress made since then as well as future plans. The second is, Mental Health…
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