Committees now shift their focus this week to non-fiscal bills, which must clear policy committees by Friday May 12. Appropriations committees also tackle long calendars this week, with many bills heading to suspense. Proposal to renew Cap and Trade funding (which includes funding for AHSC program)—a major priority of leadership and the governor—will also be […]
Tuesday – Asm. Privacy @ 1:30 PM AB 291 (Chiu D) Protecting tenants from discrimination based on immigration status Tuesday – Sen. Judiciary @ 1:30 PM SB 147 (Dodd D) Clarification of one guest rule for mobilehome tenancies SB 167 (Skinner D) Modifying standard of proof and remedies under Housing Accountability Act SB 470 (Stone […]
HCD has released for review and comment draft guidelines for No Place Like Home. Workshops begin this week, with one in Redding on Thursday. See the details and draft guidelines here.
As a finale to National Poetry Month, Citylab rounds up poems about housing affordability, displacement and gentrification.
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.