In Episode 2 of The Market Urbanism Podcast, we discuss the rise of the YIMBY movement. This is a pro-housing advocacy movement that has spread to cities across America, and includes an umbrella network of different non-profits, politicians and noted advocates.
In segment 1 we interview Sonja Trauss, arguably the face of the movement. She’s the founder of San Francisco Bay Area Renters’ Federation, one of the original Yimby orgs, and is now running for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 6 (election day is November 6th).
In segment 2 we interview Brent Gaisford. He is director of Abundant Housing LA, a Los Angeles Yimby group that now has 2,500+ members... [listen here]