Deadline week in the Capitol: All bills with a fiscal tag must clear policy committees by the end of the week. Any that do not are dead for this year. Very busy policy committee action along with budget and fiscal committees all week. Floors meet Monday and Thursday.
Monday – Asm. Natural Resources @ “Upon adjournment” AB 73 (Chiu) – Mass. Chapter 40R-style zoning incentives Monday – Asm. Rev & Tax @ 2:30 PM AB 778 (Caballero) – Renewal of COIN CDFI tax credit Tuesday – Asm. Jobs Committee @ 9 AM AB 56 (Holden) – Expand I-Bank program to include housing-related infrastructure […]
Senate Budget Sub 4 will hear items related to HCD and DFEH. Thursday @ 9:30 AM or upon adjournment. Agenda will be available here later in the week. http://sbud.senate.ca.gov/subcommittee4
HCD has released draft regulations for comment on the AB 587 Fee and Tax Waiver program for mobilehome titling. Comments due June 5, 2017. More info here.
Although his HUD Secretary continues to offer carefully worded disclaimers, President Trump’s proposed budget proposes steep cuts in critical HUD programs. Here’s a tool to see a handy summary of the impact of those cuts in your community.
Busy week in Sacramento as the Capitol returns to action after a week of spring break. Budget, Approps and policy committees all have full agendas this week. The floors meet Monday and Thursday.
Asm. David Chiu, joined by Speaker Anthony Rendon and other members, will hold a press conference at 11:30 today in Sacramento to announce the Assembly’s effort to move a package of housing bills. On the heals of the Legislature’s passage of a transportation package, Chiu calls housing “the other great infrastructure challenge that threatens our […]
Tuesday – Sen. Trans and Housing @ 1:30 PM SB 46 (Leyva D) – Extending the sunset on the mobilehome park inspection program SB 136 (Leyva D) – Creating TA program to foster MPROP-funded mobilehome park acquisitions SB 167 (Skinner D)- Improving enforcement of Housing Accountability Act SB 277 (Bradford D) – Senate version of Palmer fix […]
As the debate continues in Sacramento over proposals to streamline development approvals (AKA “By Right”), a state Senator issues a rare detailed retort to one organization’s organized criticism of the Senator’s by right legislation. “While we appreciate that the bill author is trying to find solutions that address the State’s underproduction of affordable housing, there is also […]
Very active week of policy committee hearings, with long agendas planned. Both houses will meet on the floor Monday and Thursday. Next week’s spring recess begins Thursday upon adjournment.