University of Wisconsin–Madison

ProGov21 Policy Library

Policy Area
Policy Area Scrollable Checkbox List
Material Type
Material Type Scrollable Checkbox List
Level
Level Scrollable Checkbox List
State
State Scrollable Checkbox List
Source
Source Scrollable Checkbox List
Year
Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, National
State(s) All States
Source National League of Cities
Policy Areas Housing
Across the United States, subsidized and affordably priced homes for rental and homeownership are disappearing. This report analyzes the factors that caused the nation's housing crisis, provides case studies of cities spearheading innovative housing policies, and outlines recommendations...

Type Executive Order
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Office of the Mayor San Francisco
Policy Areas Housing
An executive order extending Section 1 of the Twelfth Supplement to the Proclamation imposing protections for residential tenants, including a temporary moratorium on eviction for non-payment of rent by residential tenants directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and a temporary moratorium...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States
Source SPARCC
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Housing
Renters are often first and worst hit as housing prices rise, displacement and natural disasters worsen and affordable places to live become scarce. In response to these challenges, cities and advocates are accelerating implementation of tenant and renter protections: policies that...

Type Executive Order
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source City of Seattle
Policy Areas Public Spaces, Housing, Health
An executive order directing City departments to further extend their actions to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and to mitigate the impact of the public health emergency on the people of Seattle....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Urban Habitat
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Housing
Rent control and just-cause eviction policies are essential to stabilizing communities, and protecting low-income and working-class people from unaffordable rents, poor housing conditions, and no-cause evictions. The goal of this report is to investigate and challenge common arguments...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2010
Level City or Town
State(s) Maryland, Wyoming
Source Baltimore City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
This ordinance extends the registration requirements for non-owner-occupied dwelling units to encompass vacant structures; modifies the information required for registration statements; modifies the fees for registration; modifies or repeals certain registration fee exceptions; modifies...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 1980
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Berkeley City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This ordinance regulates residential rent increases in the City of Berkeley and protects tenants from unwarranted rent increases and arbitrary, discriminatory, or retaliatory evictions, in order to help maintain the diversity of the Berkeley community and to ensure compliance with...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) Michigan
Source Flint City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Health
The ordinance prohibits race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, condition of pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental limitation, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or actual or perceived HIV status from being factored into the decision...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 1990
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Economic Justice, Housing
This ordinance established the status of residential hotel units by regulating the demolition and conversion of residential hotel units to other uses. Its purpose is to minimize the adverse impact on the housing supply and on displaces low income, elderly, and disabled persons resulting...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2013
Level County
State(s) Wisconsin
Source Philadelphia City Council
Policy Areas Housing, Civil Rights
This ordinance grants housing applicants the right to a written explanation if they are denied tenancy in some housing or apartment complexes. This ordinance requires the lessor or property owner to include an option for applicants to indicate their request of a written denial of...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2008
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Council of the City of Los Angeles
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Community Development, Public Spaces, Housing, Public Safety
This ordinance establishes the status of residential hotel units, regulates the demolition and conversion of these units to other uses, and establishes appropriate administrative and judicial remedies. This ordinance will minimize the adverse impact of the loss of residential hotel...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town, County
State(s) California
Source City and County of San Francisco
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Housing
This ordinance requires landlords to allow tenant organizing activities to occur in common areas of their rental properties. It also requires them to confer in good faith with these tenant associations, and to attend some of their meetings upon request. The aim of this ordinance is...

Displaying 12 of 12 records.

Remove Entry

Are you sure you want to remove this?

There was an error communicating with the server.

Please try again later.

There was an error while saving your data.

Please try again later.

Error

Please try again later.

Update Page Content

You are leaving the page

Please make sure you saved all of the modules to avoid losing any data.