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RSG Speaking at 2023 California Land Recycling Conference

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September 13, 2023 Join RSG at the 2023 California Land Recycling Conference: People, Partnerships, Progress from September 26–28 in Carson, CA at the Carson Event Center. The Conference is hosted by the U.S. EPA Region 9, CA Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (“DTSC”) Office of Brownfields, and the Center for Creative Land Recycling (“CCLR”) and […]

Compliance Monitoring: Tool for Community Involvement & City Learning

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By Brice Wildemuth, Analyst August 16, 2023 Compliance monitoring of affordable housing units involves the engagement of jurisdiction staff or designated representatives who undertake site visits to ensure strict adherence to city Affordability Agreements based on Housing and Community Development, Tax Credit Allocation Committee, HOME, Density Bonus, or Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund regulations. […]

EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant Awarded to South Gate

South Gate EPA Assessment Grant

September 26, 2022 By Cindy Blot, Senior Associate On May 12, 2022, the City of South Gate (“City”) was awarded a $500,000 Citywide Brownfields Assessment Grant from the United States Environment Protection Agency (“EPA”). The grant will be utilized to support redevelopment efforts focusing on three main corridors in the City of South Gate. Environmental […]

Tara Matthews, Moderator for DEI Panel at Housing CA Conference

Tara Matthews, Moderator

March 30, 2022 Tara Matthews, RSG Principal and Vice President, will be moderating a panel on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Construction of Affordable Housing at the 2022 Housing California Conference, which takes place next week at the Sacramento SAFE Credit Union Convention Center from April 4–6. It will be a virtual panel with […]

How to Expand the Benefits of New ADU Laws

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March 14, 2022 By Alejandra Martinez, Analyst In the past years, Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) development restrictions have begun to ease across California, providing a new opportunity for homeowners wishing to create income-generating units or provide housing to relatives on their existing homes. As a result, there is a general excitement that new ADU laws […]

RSG Attends Housing California 2021

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July 20, 2021 By Maggie Stanko, Analyst Team RSG was eager to attend Housing California’s virtual 2021 Conference from June 22–24 alongside the state’s top leaders, legislators, advocates, and visionaries in the housing arena. We attended keynotes, plenaries, breakout sessions, and deep-dive learning labs to educate ourselves on laying the groundwork for structural reform and […]

Housing Scarcity, Economic Recession, and Climate Disaster: California’s Homeless Bear the Brunt of Simultaneous Crises

May 25, 2021 By Jake Nieto, Analyst California is experiencing multiple simultaneous crises. Housing throughout the state is becoming more expensive and less affordable. Temperatures are steadily rising each year and wildfires have been rampant, destroying nearly 40,000 structures from 2015 to 2019. Not to mention the pandemic-induced economic recession, which has decreased employment opportunities […]

Roadmap Home 2030: Tackling Homelessness and Housing Insecurity

Roadmap Home 2030

By Dianna Dunne-Vecchio, Content Writer and Marketing Manager Affordable housing can uplift and transform a community not only through elevating residents’ quality of life, but also increasing diversity, improving neighboring property values, and attracting more businesses and jobs. However, without an adequate supply of affordable housing, communities are deprived of the opportunity to thrive and issues […]