YIMBY Law — General Support (2022)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $500,000 over two years to YIMBY Law for general support. YIMBY Law advocates for more affordable housing in California and pursues litigation to ensure that localities comply with state and federal housing law.

This follows our October 2020 support and falls within our focus area of land use reform.

YIMBY Law — General Support (October 2020)


Grant investigator: Zachary Robinson and Alexander Berger

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigators. YIMBY Law staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $500,000 over two years to YIMBY Law for general support. YIMBY Law is a new organization that advocates for more available and affordable housing in California and pursues litigation to ensure compliance with state housing laws.

This follows our January 2020 support and falls within our focus area of land use reform.

YIMBY Law — General Support (January 2020)

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Grant investigator: Alexander Berger

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. YIMBY Law staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to YIMBY Law for general support. YIMBY Law is a new organization that advocates for more available and affordable housing in California and pursues litigation to ensure compliance with state housing laws. Its founder, Sonja Trauss, pursued a similar strategy as part of her previous work at the California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund.

This falls within our focus area of land use reform.