California Zoning Atlas
The California Zoning Atlas is an ongoing project to produce zoning maps and analyses for every region and municipality in the state of California. The goals of this project are, firstly, to document with greater precision than before, and raise...
Exclusionary zoning covers 77 percent of Sacramento region
Seventy-seven percent of residential land in northern California's Sacramento region is reserved for single-family housing, according to this new study.
Single-Family Zoning in the Sacramento Region
Introduction The authors would like to thank Othering and Belonging Institute graduate student researcher Shahan Shahid Nawaz for his invaluable assistance in helping build the repository of municipal maps that made this analysis possible as well as...
Exclusionary Zoning and Community Resources in Greater Los Angeles
Background Our recently released report, Single-Family Zoning in Greater Los Angeles, examined the pervasiveness of single-family zoning in counties within the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) region. The analysis uncovered a...
Introduction to Zoning
What does zoning have to do with race and housing? Everything. This powerpoint gives an introduction to the concept of zoning and how it operates in policy and practice. The slide deck covers the definition of zoning and goes into zoning's rationale...
Glossary of Key Terms - Race & Housing
This glossary contains key terms related to race & housing and is a great document to start with and keep referring back to as you teach about race & housing. Terms featured include: othering, individual racism, institutional racism, structural...
Roots, Race & Place: Pre-1970 Origins of Racial Exclusion and Dispossession in Bay Area Housing
In order to move forward, we need to understand our past. This powerpoint covers histories of racial exclusion and dispossession in Bay Area housing. It is based on the Othering & Belonging Institute's publication, Roots, Race & Place, and explicates...
Place & Identity Unit
How does place shape identity? How do social systems shape us? What impact can we have on social systems? This unit invites students to make connections between various aspects of their identity, origins, and culture. They are asked to build upon...
Berkeley study: 78 percent of LA region residential land zoned for exclusionary housing
Single-family housing dominates residential zoning in six-county LA region, producing unequal health, educational and income outcomes, and creating opportunity barriers for low-income, Black and Latino residents. BERKELEY: More than three-quarters...
Single-Family Zoning in Greater Los Angeles
Single-family housing dominates residential zoning in six-county LA region, producing unequal health, educational and income outcomes, and creating opportunity barriers for low-income, Black and Latino residents.
Decoding Zoning
As part of our racial segregation report series, we mapped exclusionary zoning, analyzed its association with racial segregation in the Bay Area, and offered recommendations for exclusionary zoning reform.
Single-Family Zoning in the San Francisco Bay Area
This report describes the characteristics of communities in the San Francisco Bay Area in relation to the degree of restrictive zoning within each jurisdiction.