Through our StopWageTheftCA.org initiative, Smart Cities Prevail is working to end construction industry wage theft in California that harms workers and their families, taxpayers and honest businesses.
Prevailing wage standards can help improve housing affordability.
My turn: The missing ingredient to solve California’s housing affordability crisis
CALmatters, January 24, 2019
In California’s quest to produce affordable housing, much has been said about project streamlining, permitting, zoning and other regulatory reforms.
Could Gov. Newsom’s ambitious housing goals be sidelined by a worker shortage?
The Mercury News, January 14, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom has said he wants to build as many as 3.5 million new houses by 2025 to solve California’s housing crisis. But those ambitious goals could be derailed without hundreds of thousands of new construction workers needed to dramatically accelerate the pace of California home building…