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Affordable housing, extension of vote requirements, several development projects all on ballots around the state
The population is going down for the first time ever. But California planning -- and its entire local government structure -- is based on the assumption of growth.
Based on the new judges' dissent, an important San Francisco property "takings" case may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court
Storage and housing facilities in urban areas are often seen is competing with one another. But Public Storage and Alta Housing joined forces to push seven-story project through in Mountain View.
Southern California and Bay Area MPOs must get more aggressive to meet RHNA goals and SB 375 goals.
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Most involve incremental change, however, as major zoning reform bills all failed.
Terraces Of Lafayette, featuring in Golden Gates, moves forward at final SB 330 council meeting, but opponents have filed a new CEQA lawsuit.
Among other things, the neighbors didn't seek to stop construction until the project was almost built.
Housing experts say small projects will cost less and be easier to build than large multifamily projects weighted down by affordable housing and union labor requirements.
State won't reimburse city $20 million for public infrastructure projects.
City says it fears losing $7 million bond if appeal fails. Permit for 5-story project should be approved this week.
SB 1120, the duplex bill, almost passed but ran out of time. None of the five bills proposed last spring by Senate leader Toni Atkins made it to the governor.
Former mall site and rocket plant likely to be redeveloped as part of implementing Warner Center Specific Plan
It depends on which standards are in play in a particular situation, the California Supreme Court rules in a case from Stanislaus County.
SB 1120, which would ease duplex zoning and lot splits, is the most important land use/housing bill still likely to pass.
OPR issues guidelines for implementing SB 1000, which requires local governments to address EJ directly in planning for the first time.
After messy hearing in the Assembly Local Government Committee, other bills in the Senate housing package move forward as legislature faces month-end deadline.
New HCD data shows California knows how to build for the top of the market -- and nobody else.