Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Podcast
By Matt Levin
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Why is it so expensive to live in California? And what can the state do about it? Every other week, Los Angeles Times housing reporter Liam Dillon and CALmatters' data reporter Matt Levin chat about the latest developments in California housing policy and interview a key housing newsmaker. Listen to this podcast and we promise your rent will drop in half instantly. You can also subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.
||CleanExplaining rent control and everything else on your ballot, with Damien Goodmon and Steve Maviglio||The election is just days away! Matt and Liam wa…||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResponsibly rebuilding wine country, with the mayor of Santa Rosa||Rebuilding the northern California city of Santa …||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGimme Shelter X L.A Podcast Crossover Spectacular||A first of its kind for Gimme Shelter: A crossove…||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow's that housing package working, with the mayor of Cupertino and the state housing head||Last year, state legislators passed a suite of la…||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gimme Shelter One Year Anniversary Spectacular||It's been one year of Matt and Liam talking about…||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lebowski property tax break, with a cameo from Jeff Bridges||What do the Big Lebowski, Proposition 13 and feud…||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould you vote yes or no on Prop 5 (the portable Prop 13 one), with Steve White and Dorothy Johnson||Matt and Liam discuss Proposition 5, an initiativ…||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould California emulate Seattle to solve housing? With the Seattle Times' Mike Rosenberg||Should California look to the Northwest for answe…||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Rent Control War, with Debra Carlton and Amy Schur||One housing issue will overshadow all others this…||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat the primary means for housing, bills alive and dead, and rent control||A grab bag of topics on this pod. First, the Avoc…||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvictions and Tenants' Rights, with Fernando Nadal||Matt and Liam discuss a handful of tenants' right…||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHousing in the Governor's Race, with Laurel Rosenhall and Phil Willon||Housing has become a major issue in California's …||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmergency Podcast: The SB 827 Postmortem||The most controversial and highly publicized stat…||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Mysterious Construction Labor Shortage, with a Developer and a Union Rep||Matt and Liam delve into one aspect of California…||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGentrification and SB 827, with Cynthia Strathmann and Brian Hanlon||The hottest piece of housing legislation in the c…||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe new homelessness, from San Diego to the Bay (broadcast from the Housing California conference)||Matt and Liam set up a "meet the podcast guys" bo…||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, taxpayer-funded mermaids and affordable housing||State legislators are trying to revive redevelopm…||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnviros and Housing, a Complicated Love Affair—with Ethan Elkind||If California is going to meet its ambitious clim…||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Rent Control Died in the Capitol, with Asm. David Chiu||Expanded rent control won't be coming to your cit…||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat housing stories to watch in 2018, with a real-life California homeowner||The Gimme Shelter year-end holiday spectacular. F…||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow tax reform will hurt California housing, with affordable housing developer Mary Murtagh||Matt and Liam discuss the potentially massive con…||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Rent Control Good or Bad, with AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein||A simple question, a complicated answer. Ahead of…||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA slow-growth "rager" in Redondo Beach, with state housing head Ben Metcalf||Matt and Liam award the Avocado of the Week to As…||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNorth Bay Housing after the Fires, with Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Coursey||Gimme Shelter's tour of California's housing woes…||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZocalo Public Forum: "Are Housing Prices Killing the California Dream?", with Sen. Kevin de Leon||Liam and Matt will be back next week for your reg…||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTell Me When to Go (Away from the Bay Area), with Kim-Mai Cutler||Starting this week, Matt and Liam explore how sta…||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9/28: A developer, an affordable housing advocate, and a lobbyist for cities walk into a studio...||What makes or breaks good housing policy? The won…||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9/20: WE HAVE A PACKAGE!!! (Part I), with Asm. Brian Maienschein||We have a housing package! It's such big news, w…||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmergency Podcast: Why No Housing Package Yet?||Three days and counting until the Legislature adj…||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9/6/17: An opening in Prop 13, Margaret Atwood as NIMBY heel, and an interview with Carol Galante||Every week, Los Angeles Times housing reporter Li…||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8/30: What's in the state housing package, the interest group hornets nest, and Sen. Scott Wiener||The inaugural episode of Matt and Liam Fix the Ca…||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Super informative, tons of great info.
Hosts are great too.
Covering All the Bases
Excellent podcast that covers all the bases of housing issues in California. Best way to keep up with current legislation, local politics and the overall housing/urban dialogue - while bringing forward different perspectives.
Excellent and informative
I just wanted to say this podcast is excellent and informative. It is important for California politics to have well researched discussion and analysis regarding the housing crisis. Good job guys.