A few policy and budget hearings on housing, but mostly a light week. Floors meet Monday and Thursday.
Tuesday – Asm Judiciary @ 9 AM AB 299 (Calderon) – Limits state and local governments from requiring landlords to screen for or take action based on immigration status. Wednesday – Sen Gov & Finance @ 9:30 AM SB 2 (Atkins) – Perm Source. Wednesday – Asm. Labor & Employment @ 1:30 PM AB 199 (Chu) – Expansion […]
Assembly Budget Sub 4 will meet Tuesday at 1:30 PM to talk about, among other things, TCAC. Watch here.
A leaked version of proposed budget cuts to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has heightened fears that huge cuts to housing are coming at the federal level, further impacting affordable housing in California and throughout the states. Original Post Story: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-administration-considers-6-billion-cut-to-hud-budget/2017/03/08/1757e8e8-03ab-11e7-b1e9-a05d3c21f7cf_story.html?utm_term=.4f55c3237a42 Summary from The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/323106-report-early-trump-administration-budget-would-cut-hud-funding Statement and link to Webinar from National Low-Income Housing […]
Busy week for this early in the year. Floors meet Monday and Thursday. Bill hearings are beginning, including several housing-related measures. The Housing CA Conference will bring housers to the Capitol this week to lobby for critical housing bills.
Senate Trans and Housing will conduct an informational hearing on Tuesday: California’s Housing Crisis: Long-Term and Comprehensive Funding and Regulatory Solutions. Scheduled to speak: Senator Jim Beall, Chair, Senate Transportation and Housing Committe Matt Schwartz – California Housing Partnership Corporation Paavo Monkkonen, Associate Professor of Urban Planning – UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Laura […]
Tuesday @ 1:30 PM – Senate Trans and Housing SB 35 (Wiener) – By Right 2.0 SB 166 (Skinner) – No Net Loss Zoning Reforms Wednesday @ 9 AM – Assembly Housing AB 71 (Chiu)- Reform of state mortgage interest deduction to fund state LIHTC AB 74 (Chiu) – Housing for a Healthy California Program
Western Center on Law and Poverty will celebrate 50 years of advocacy with a reception at the Citizen Hotel on Wednesday. The event–with “special guests” including Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, and Senator Tony Mendoza–is free. RSVP here.
The largest statewide housing conference kicks off in Sacramento on Wednesday, with the start of Housing CA’s annual conference. Housers from around the state will be in attendance for institutes, workshops and a lobby day. More info here.
High housing costs and other factors mean more poor folks are leaving CA for other states than are coming here. The Sacramento Bee has the analysis.