Mark Vallianatos

Mark is a policy expert focused on housing, planning and sustainability issues. He the director of LAplus and co-founder and policy director of Abundant Housing LA, the largest YIMBY organization in Southern California. Mark previously taught urban policy at Occidental College. He serves on the City of Los Angeles’ Zoning Advisory Committee.

Courses taught by Mark Vallianatos

The YIMBY Movement: Opportunities and Challenges for Planners

Yes In My Back Yard, most commonly referred to as YIMBY, is a grassroots social movement advocating for an increase in housing development at the regional, city, and neighborhood levels. This course examines YIMBY organizational structures and the roots, goals, setbacks, successes, and tactics of the movement.

66 Mins