Monday – Senate Appropriations @ 10 AM SB 2 (Atkins ) – Building Homes and Jobs Act. SB 3 (Beall ) – Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018. Monday – Asm. Natural Resources @ Upon Call AB 663 (Bloom) – Affordable housing the coastal zone Tuesday – Sen. Trans and Housing @ 1:30 PM SB […]
The Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) has released a new report “Do Communities Adequately Plan for Housing?”that examines some of the planning and land use barriers to new housing production. Well timed for the debate in Sacramento over planning and approval of new housing….
Committee hearings in full swing though not many housing bills up this week. The legislature takes Friday off in honor of Cesar Chavez. Both floors meet Monday and Thursday.
Bills amended in the last 7 days AB 291 (Chiu D) – Protecting tenants based on immigration status AB 678 (Bocanegra D) – Expanding Housing Accountability Act provisions to market rate housing AB 1569 (Caballero D) – Bill to limit support animals in rental housing SB 2 (Atkins D) – Permanent Source bill SB 3 (Beall D) […]
A number of housing bills are set for hearing next week, the last of hearings before the one week spring recess. Letters of support or opposition due for most these bills by mid-week. Sen Approps SB 2 (Atkins) – Perm Source SB 3 (Beall) – $3B housing bond Asm Natural Resources AB 663 (Bloom) – […]
In a new book, a journalist outlines how local governments cede their power over residents’ lives to private interests.
Busy week in the Capitol with lots of budget hearings (none on housing this week). Policy committee agendas are swelling (a few housing bills up this week). Floors meet Monday and Thursday but action is light.
The following bills were amended in the past 7 days: AB 291 (Chiu) – Protecting tenants based on immigration status. AB 686 (Santiago) – Affirmatively furthering fair housing. AB 915 (Ting) – Expanding application of Density Bonus law. SB 3 (Beall) – Housing Bond. SB 167 (Skinner) – Housing Accountability Act.
Tues – Asm Judiciary @ 9 AM AB 291 (Chiu) – Protecting tenants based on immigration status. Wed – Sen Gov & Finance @ 9:30 AM SB 3 (Beall)- $3B housing bond.
Last week we cataloged the threatened cuts to HUD’s budget and other programs benefiting poor Americans. Those became a reality later in the week. But how many of these threatened cuts will ultimately be enacted? According to some, there is a lot of daylight between proposal and final action.