stephanie pincetl in daily bruin: california needs policies to build housing able to withstand climate disasters

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Stephanie Pincetl in Daily Bruin: California needs Policies to Build Housing Able to Withstand Climate Disasters

Limited urban space has forced rising neighborhoods to sprawl away from major cities.  But, building more affordable housing might be anything but affordable in the long run.  Stephanie Pincetl, professor-in-residence at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, says new housing developments built away from the urban core aren’t just costly – they can also be downright dangerous.