January 2018

"YIMBY, the acronym for “Yes in My Backyard,” is a grassroots, pro-housing development movement founded to directly counter the NIMBY (“Not in My Backyard”) movement, which opposes new housing."

Santa Cruz Sentinel / Read Full Article

 

 

November 2017

"Santa Cruz YIMBY, Yes in My Backyard, a housing advocacy group, posted on Facebook, encouraging people to support taller buildings on Capitola Road."

Santa Cruz Sentinel / Read Full Article

 

 

November 2017

"Not only did Santa Cruz show up in favor of housing, but they proved they can stay on message, address opposition concerns, and ultimately participate in a way thats give our elected leaders the confidence to know that there is a silent majority of people who understand the need and the true severity of the crisis we are in."

Santa Cruz County Business Council / Read Full Article

 

 

October 2017

"Santa Cruz YIMBY, Yes in My Back Yard, supported the development but more than 1,000 people signed a Change.org petition urging the council not to allow up to 55 units per acre of housing due to concerns over traffic and noise."

Santa Cruz Sentinel / Read Full Article

 

 

May 2017

"Santa Cruz YIMBY is ready to go a step beyond the corridor rezoning for major thoroughfares, suggesting that even single-family residential neighborhoods could be “up-zoned” to allow denser housing in other areas.."

Good Times Santa Cruz / Read Full Article