Op-Ed: Why California Should Ban Parking MinimumsBy Michael Manville | | No Comments
In most California cities, whenever developers construct a new building, local governments force them to provide a certain amount of parking as well. These rules – minimum parking requirements – are bad for the state, and they get in the way of meeting housing, transportation, and climate goals by making it harder and more expensive […]
L.A.’s Transit Oriented Communities Program Likely to Benefit from A.B. 1401By Mott Smith, Michael Manville and Anthony Dedousis | | No Comments
Some observers have worried that eliminating parking requirements might have the unintended consequence of reducing affordable housing production, but we see no evidence of this - and see some evidence that it would help.
Parking Requirements Are Not a Useful Bargaining Chip for Increasing Affordable HousingBy Anthony Dedousis, Mott Smith and Michael Manville | | No Comments
Opponents of A.B. 1401 concede that parking requirements are bad policy, but worry that removing them will undermine affordable housing production. Evidence suggests that's not the case.