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6 Ways that Proposition 13 Sucks

Prop 13 — it’s the policy that all wonks love to hate, including me. The effects of Prop 13 are far reaching, and the consequences of this devastating policy are still being felt, forty years after its implementation. Read on to learn more about some of the lesser known consequences of the policy:

Why is the rent so damn high?

We hosted a panel to answer the question: why is it so expensive to build a unit of housing in the Bay Area? It’s a surprisingly complicated question, but the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC-Berkeley has been doing really great work trying to get to the bottom of it.