by William Fulton on Jul 30, 2023
Builders Remedy, La Canada Flintridge
Their project was denied even though they asserted the builder's remedy. The lawsuit sets up a legal battle over whether cities can get out from under the builder's remedy by self-certifying their housing element.
by Josh Stephens on Mar 21, 2023
Builders Remedy, Housing, Huntington Beach, Los Altos Hills, Sonoma
Both cities claim that their Housing Elements are compliant, even though HCD has not yet approved them. Sonoma also claimed an apartment proposals application was deficient.
by Josh Stephens on Feb 14, 2023
Builders Remedy, Housing, Housing Elements, RHNA
Five of the 12 Bay Area jurisdictions sued over non-compliant housing elements are in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Meanwhile, Builder's Remedy applications begin to pop up.
by Josh Stephens on Feb 6, 2023
Bay Area, Builders Remedy, Housing, Housing Elements
Coming just days after the region's RHNA deadline the lawsuits suggest pitched battle ahead over the Bay Area's housing targets -- and maybe even a Builder's Remedy battle or two.
by William Fulton on Nov 28, 2022
ADU, Builders Remedy, Density Bonus, Housing, SB 9
The experience with both the builder's remedy and SB 9 suggest that we may have too many laws going in too many different directions at the moment.
by Sarah Hofmann on Nov 7, 2022
Builders Remedy, Housing, Redondo Beach
The Builder's Remedy could help transform a moribund power station into over 2,200 oceanside units.
by Josh Stephens on Oct 31, 2022
Builders Remedy, Housing, Housing Accountability Act, Housing Element, Santa Monica
The attorney who is helping developers bring over 4,000 units to Santa Monica nearly overnight shares the nuances of the newly powerful Builder's Remedy.