Houdini crashes at start on Macbook m1

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Anyone knows whats going on?
It worked before...

nickfranken@Nicks-Air Houdini19.0.657 % ERROR: Can't save preferences; Couldn't create directory "/Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0" (Permission denied)
Error while populating shelf with shelf tool assets.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/shelfutils.py", line 185, in populateShelfFromJSON
_ensure_toolbar_dir_exists()
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/shelfutils.py", line 282, in _ensure_toolbar_dir_exists
hutil.file.ensureDirExists(toolbar_dir)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/hutil/file.py", line 28, in ensureDirExists
os.makedirs(dir_path)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/lib/python3.7/os.py", line 213, in makedirs
makedirs(head, exist_ok=exist_ok)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/lib/python3.7/os.py", line 223, in makedirs
mkdir(name, mode)
PermissionError: Permission denied: '/Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0'

WARNING: Cannot create /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0/config/Dialogs/19.0.657/DirectManip/refplanedialog.dialog.ui. (No such file or directory)
WARNING: Cannot create /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0/config/Dialogs/19.0.657/DirectManip/cplanedialog.dialog.ui. (No such file or directory)
WARNING: Cannot create /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0/config/Dialogs/19.0.657/ObjectEditor/JEDI_CameraMenu.dialog.ui. (No such file or directory)
WARNING: Cannot create /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0/config/Dialogs/19.0.657/VIS/vis_marker.dialog.ui. (No such file or directory)
WARNING: Cannot create /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0/config/Dialogs/19.0.657/DM/objview.dialog.ui. (No such file or directory)
Failed to write lock /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0/config/Icons/SVGIcons.cache.serial
4592: Fatal error: Segmentation fault (sent by pid 0)
Crash log saved to /tmp/houdini_temp/crash.untitled.nickfranken_4592_log.txt
2022-08-04 17:19:52.263 houdinifx CFUserNotificationDisplayAlert: called from main application thread, will block waiting for a response.
Exception in thread Thread-2:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/lib/python3.7/threading.py", line 926, in _bootstrap_inner
self.run()
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/hou.py", line 99825, in __threadRun
self.__run()
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/lib/python3.7/threading.py", line 870, in run
self._target(*self._args, **self._kwargs)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/hdefereval.py", line 183, in <lambda>
thread = threading.Thread(target=lambda: function(*args, **kwargs))
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/hdefereval.py", line 203, in thread_code
next(it)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/sas/localassets.py", line 394, in check_for_shelf_tool_assets
shelfutils._ensure_toolbar_dir_exists()
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/shelfutils.py", line 282, in _ensure_toolbar_dir_exists
hutil.file.ensureDirExists(toolbar_dir)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/houdini/python3.7libs/hutil/file.py", line 28, in ensureDirExists
os.makedirs(dir_path)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/lib/python3.7/os.py", line 213, in makedirs
makedirs(head, exist_ok=exist_ok)
File "/Applications/Houdini/Houdini19.0.657/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/lib/python3.7/os.py", line 223, in makedirs
mkdir(name, mode)
PermissionError: Permission denied: '/Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini/19.0'

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Make sure that your /Users/nickfranken/Library/Preferences/houdini folder has read & write permissions. See: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mchlp1203/mac [support.apple.com]
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