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.
by William Fulton on Oct 23, 2022
Housing, Housing Accountability Act, Housing Element, RHNA, Santa Monica
It's been on the books for 30 years but hardly used. As the Santa Monica situation suggests, however, it could completely upend local planning for housing in California.
by William Fulton on Aug 11, 2022
HCD, Housing, Housing Element, Newsom, San Francisco
Agency official says HCD has more open complaints about San Francisco than any other city in the state.
by CP&DR Staff on Jan 11, 2019
Housing, Housing Element, RHNA
Budget proposes $500 million carrot for housing production but significant sticks for failing to hit the mark. >>read more
by Josh Stephens on Dec 24, 2018
Ballot Measures, Encinitas, Housing Element
Judge keeps ordering Encinitas to prepare new housing element, but voters keep shooting it down. >>read more
by William Fulton on Sep 9, 2018
CEQA, Housing Element, San Francisco
It's a policy document that accommodates growth rather than inducing it, appellate court says. >>read more
by William Fulton on Aug 26, 2018
Housing Element, Regional Housing Needs Assessment
Two important bills would make important methodology changes. And HCD is cracking down on enforcement. >>read more