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2020

March 31, 2020
Development Brings Housing Options to Veterans and Families in Los Angeles – Affordable Housing Finance

March 28, 2020
Placerville City Council clears hurdle to bringing first new apartments in 20 years – Mountain Democrat

March 27, 2020
State approves revised Surf City housing plan – Santa Monica Lookout

March 24, 2020
State Housing Officials Find "Plaza" Project Exempt from Surplus Land Act – Santa Monica Lookout

March 18, 2020
City works to streamline affordable housing projects – The Sun Gazette

March 11, 2020
Residents In North San Diego County Slap Encinitas With Lawsuit On Homeless Program – California Globe
Column: Housing debate needs to get facts straight – San Diego Tribune

March 10, 2020
San Jose approves new zoning rules for mobile homes to bolster protections – San Jose Spotlight

March 6, 2020
Southland Governments Approve 8-Year Housing Plan, with Some Dissent – My News LA

March 5, 2020
Stuck in survival mode – Chico News and Review
Despite the work of recovery groups, lack of affordable housing forces many Camp Fire refugees to live in cars, tents, RVs – San Clemente Times
California Government is the Reason for California’s Housing Shortage – California Globe
Long Beach City Councilman Rex Richardson criticizes new regional housing plan for Southern California – Signal Tribune
Alert: Major Changes to ADU Laws Permit Additional Units to Single and Multi-Family Buildings – Lexology

March 3, 2020
Chico State researchers reveal reality of student homelessness – Chico Enterprise - Record
Why Further Compromise on SB 50 is a Bad Idea – Fox and Hounds Daily

February 29, 2020
Affordable housing numbers decrease for Chino, Chino Hills, but still in the thousands – Champion Newspapers

February 28, 2020
State sites for sheltering homeless not promising, county says – The Union

February 26, 2020
Eight Bills Introduced to Assembly that Go After Housing Development Fees – California Globe

February 25, 2020
Rep. Gil Cisneros’ 39th district receives $8 million in wildfire home-rebuilding aid – Orange County Register

February 24, 2020
Local fees that boost California housing costs targeted by Assembly Democrats – San Francisco Chronicle
How much of $1 billion in disaster grants will Butte County get? It could take a year to find out – Enterprise-Record
Senator Patricia Bates announces more State funding for South OC Cities to create housing – Orange County Breeze
A Year After State Sues, SoCal Town Gives Affordable Housing A Green Light – BIZNOW

February 20, 2020
Self-Help makes affordable housing more common in Goshen – Sun Gazette
Why Does It Cost $750,000 to Build Affordable Housing in San Francisco? – New York Times
Council updates ADU ordinance, okays wine at Laemmle – Clairmont Courier

February 19, 2020
Los Altos Hills leaders rush to regulate ADU threat to town's 'semi-rural' nature – Los Altos Town Crier

February 18, 2020
How to ease California housing crisis in four easy steps, and four more that are a little harder – CalMatters
‘The Survival of Our Region’ Depends on Addressing Housing Crisis: A Q&A With Kome Ajise – Voice of Orange County

February 17, 2020
SLO Co. must plan nearly 11,000 housing units over the next 10 years, more than half to be "affordable" – KSBY Central Coast News

February 15, 2020
State may revoke Encinitas’s compliance status with California housing law – Encinitas Advocate

February 14, 2020
Is Your Mobile Home Registered Correctly? – Santa Cruz Patch

February 11, 2020
Rialto to send letter to California State Senate to oppose Senate Bill 50 – Inland Empire Community News

February 8, 2020
Under pressure from state, Simi reverses opposition to proposed 278-unit apartment complex – Ventura County Star

February 6, 2020
Criticism of Measure G is overblown. Why Sacramento youth programs deserve a boost – Sacramento Bee
Regional Leaders Want to Use CA Fair Housing Law to Undo Segregation – San Francisco Public Press

February 5, 2020
With 31,000 job openings, California government ramps up recruitment in tight labor market – Sacramento Bee
As state legislation evolves, Los Altos hustles to keep up with ADU proposals – Los Altos Online
Doors Open at Senior Community Near San Francisco – Multi-Housing News

February 3, 2020
California’s big housing bill fell short. A push for backyard cottages is moving ahead – San Francisco Chronicle
First Prefabricated ADU Installed In Long Beach – Long Beach Business Journal

February 2, 2020
California's rising rents, severe housing shortage fuel homelessness – NBC News

January 31, 2020
Youth Foundation Funds Frozen Amid Allegations It Used Taxpayer Money For Personal Expenses – CBS Sacramento

January 30, 2020
Santa Clarita’s 2029 home-building target drops – The Santa Clarita Signal
Carlsbad adjusting to new housing laws – The Coast News Group

January 29, 2020
California housing crisis bill fails, but it still has a slim chance to reach Gavin Newsom – Sacramento Bee

January 28, 2020
Monterey holds special meeting on housing – Monterey Herald
SB50: The More Real Estate Speculation and Free Air Rights Bill – New Geography

January 27, 2020
Residents of Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park Struggle to Make a Comeback – The Malibu Times

January 26, 2020
Casa Rosa redesign moves forward after SJB council denies appeal – BenitoLink

January 24, 2020
Newport next to consider issuing resolution rebuking housing assessment – Los Angeles Times
‘Right to Housing’ Bill Killed in Assembly Appropriations Committee – California Globe
Unhappy with state’s big housing goals, Orange County cities gird for next stage of battle – Orange County Register

January 23, 2020
2020 count of homeless population will take place next week – Lake County Record-Bee
Move by Newsom puts South Lake Tahoe parcels on the list for affordable housing projects – South Tahoe Now
Affordable Housing Grants Awarded To 3 South Orange County Towns – Orange County Patch

January 22, 2020
City Allowed To Inspect Canyon View Estates Solar Panels, Rules Judge – KHTS Radio

January 21, 2020
Caught in limbo, mobile home park residents seek solutions – Chico Enterprise-Record
Chico council chooses election district map ‘Lavender’ – Chico Enterprise-Record

January 20, 2020
The Bleak California Housing Picture – Colorado Boulevard
Fighting SB 50 on the Homefront – City Watch

January 16, 2020
Hundreds of Homeless Individuals and Low-Income Families in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties to Receive Access to Safe, Affordable Housing Through Many Mansions – Life Pulse Health

January 15, 2020
Newport’s mantra when it comes to state housing mandates: ‘Firmly challenge and plan to comply’ – Los Angeles Times
Planning Commission vote moves Huntington Beach a step closer to resolving state housing lawsuit – Los Angeles Times

January 14, 2020
AG Xavier Becerra Joins Legal Battle Over San Mateo Condos to Defend State Housing Law – San Jose Inside

January 13, 2020
Newport considers asking voters’ permission to accommodate major state housing mandates – Los Angeles Times
Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit – Los Angeles Daily News
Riverside building 10 tiny homes to shelter the homeless – ABC 7 News Los Angeles

January 11, 2020
State lawsuit targeting Huntington Beach over housing could end with new plan – Los Angeles Times
Editorial: Getting serious about California’s housing crisis means moving SB 50 forward – Los Angeles Times

January 10, 2020
Costa Mesa council opposes housing assessment that says the city needs 11,734 new units – Los Angeles Times/Daily Pilot

January 9, 2020
Solana Beach appeals to SANDAG over housing requirements – Del Mar Times

January 8, 2020
Laguna Beach adopts resolution opposing amount of housing called for in latest needs assessment – Los Angeles Times
Del Mar resident launches online tool to calculate benefits of building an ADU – Del Mar Times
Money to Burn – Sierra Club

January 7, 2020
Fifth Street Affordable Housing Project Awarded Funding for Mutual Housing – Davis Vanguard

January 6, 2020
How Silicon Valley’s Tech Companies Plan to Deploy $4.5B in Housing Commitments – Commercial Observer
California housing bill gets major makeover — and it gives local governments more control – Sacramento Bee
Woodland working toward new zoning standards – Woodland Daily Democrat

January 3, 2020
New Funding Found For Groveland And Tuolumne Resiliency Centers – My Mother Lode
Housing crisis and reality (Opinion) – Chico Enterprise Record

January 2, 2020
Seniors at Conejo mobile home park go days without running water – Ventura County Star

2019

November 30, 2019
California housing crisis: Development fees unpredictable, stifle construction, study says – Hoback Herald

November 29, 2019
Newsom taps Stockton to help launch state affordable housing initiative – Stockton Record

November 27, 2019
Sacramento Region 20-year Transportation Plan Approved – Roseville Today

November 25, 2019
Is California’s most controversial new housing production law working? – The Mercury News

November 24, 2019
No Place Like Home program addresses affordable housing issues – Daily Californian

November 21, 2019
California sells innovative social bonds to assist the homeless – Orange County Breeze
County receives nearly $2 million to reduce homelessness – The Coast News Group

November 20, 2019
Falcon Structures Certified as California Commercial Modular Builder – PR Web
Mast Park in Santee closing in on opening day – San Diego Union Tribune

November 16, 2019
Potential housing mandates take coastal cities by surprise – Los Angeles Times

November 14, 2019
Escondido hosts workshop on compliance with fair housing laws – The Coast News

November 13, 2019
SCAG Votes to Shift Focus on New Housing Development Away from Inland Region – Voice

November 12, 2019
In midst of biotech boom, ‘all eyes’ on huge South San Francisco housing project – San Francisco Chronicle
Affordable housing can ease housing crisis, but needs funding (Opinion) – The Daily Californian

November 11, 2019
State May Require 10,000 New Housing Units – Canyon News

November 8, 2019
Officials from Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and elsewhere criticize regional plan that would require coastal cities to build more housing – Daily Breeze

November 7, 2019
Coastal cities give in to growth. Southern California favors less housing in Inland Empire – Los Angeles Times
Half their community burned in the Woolsey fire. Recovery is wreaking its own misery – Los Angeles Times
State Officials Praise SANDAG’s Housing Plan – KPBS

November 6, 2019
Judge denies request for USFS to halt logging in Rim Fire scar – Calaveras Enterprise
City vs. citizens? Sides differ on perceptions of Encinitas housing suit – North Coast Current

November 5, 2019
H.B. council approves $3-million loan to nonprofit housing developer – Los Angeles Times
L.A. Council Votes to Oppose Southern California Regional Housing Plan – My News LA
The Woolsey Fire destroyed 110 homes in this mobile home park. No one has moved back yet – Ventura County Star

November 4, 2019
Council discusses housing needs – Tri County Sentry

November 1, 2019
Huntington Beach weighs providing loan for affordable-housing development, plus changes to housing plans – Daily Pilot
Oxnard ready to dispute state housing numbers but denser development inevitable – Ventura County Star
State Mandates San Bernardino County Cities Build 162,154 Residential Units – San Bernardino Sentinel

 

October 31, 2019
Paso Robles gives an update on Grand View tenant aid and long-term housing shortage solutions – New Times San Luis Obispo

October 30, 2019
Rec & Park breaks ground on Shoreview Park overhaul – Bay View

October 28, 2019
Homeless None - AB 101 Sets Aside $650 Million for Homeless Housing – Santa Barbara Independent

October 26, 2019
Chino Valley hit with state housing numbers – Chino Champion

October 25, 2019
Preliminary SCAG Regional Housing Needs Allocation methodology recommendation developed – Orange County Breeze

October 24, 2019
New regs challenge housing limits in CA cities – San Benito

October 22, 2019
Burbank officials face hurdles when addressing city’s housing needs – Burbank Leader

October 21, 2019
Encinitas Is Suing the Residents Behind Controversial Housing Measure – Voice of San Diego
Amending California’s Building Codes to Prevent Falls – HomeCare Magazine
Facing a deepening housing crisis, Gov. Newsom says he’s still ‘pleased’ with his work on it – LA Times
Flood of California Legislation Signed to Address Housing Production – Connect California

October 19, 2019
With Older Population On The Rise, California Governor Signs Senior Master Plan Bill – Sierra Sun Times

October 18, 2019
San Juan Bautista approves one of two housing elements – Benito Link
Senator Patricia Bates announces additional State funding to address homelessness – Orange County Breeze
Rehabilitation of Rural California Development Receives Financing – Affordable Housing Finance

October 17, 2019
City of Ukiah awarded state grant for new housing – Ukiah Daily Journal
Solana Beach asks state to reconsider housing distribution methodology – The Coast News Group

October 16, 2019
State Awards San Diego County $1.4M To Combat Homelessness – KPBS
East Bay city to hold lottery for affordable homes – East Bay Times
Coronado, Solana Beach plead for changes to housing targets in letters sent to state – San Diego News KUSI

October 11, 2019
Will California’s new ADU laws create a backyard building boom? – Curbed LA

October 10, 2019
How California is chipping away at single-family zoning to fight a housing shortage – LA Times
Coronado, Solana Beach plead for changes to housing targets in letters sent to the state – San Diego Union Tribune
State Approves Encinitas’ Plan for Affordable Housing Development – Times of San Diego
Misery at the Oasis: 1,900 trailer park residents contend with arsenic in water, patchwork of laws – Palm Springs Desert Sun
Del Mar split over state-mandated housing allocation – The Coast News

October 9, 2019
California housing: New laws aim to make it easier to build – San Francisco Chronicle
This RV Park Is The Last Resort For Families On The Edge, But Eviction Looms – Sharon McNary
Local cities consider how to accommodate state-defined housing needs – Daily Pilot
It’s no surprise, study shows Plumas population aging – Plumas News

October 8, 2019
City Of Santa Clarita Seeks Resolution To Canyon View Estates Solar Panel Dispute – KHTS Santa Clarita

October 7, 2019
California in-law units could be cheaper, easier to build under new bills – The Mercury News

October 6, 2019
Newport may have to plan for 2,300 to 5,300 new homes over next decade – LA Times

October 4, 2019
Fontana could soon overtake San Bernardino as the largest city in the county – San Bernardino Sun

October 2, 2019
Adequate Housing in California vs. the Need for Local Control – The Signal
Trailer Park Blues – Bohemian
Cali Lake RV Park Reaches Agreement With County, Residents ‘Will Not Be Forced To Relocate’ – KHTS Radio

October 1, 2019
Governor Newsom Announces State Partnership with Sacramento and Stockton to Develop Affordable Housing on State-Owned Land – Imperial Valley News
Cali Lake RV residents to meet with state, county officials – The Signal

September 30, 2019
Grass Valley Gets Housing Planning Grant – KNCO News Talk

September 28, 2019
New RHNA Numbers Released – City Requirement Nearly Doubles – Davis Vanguard

September 27, 2019
Lawsuit targets logging, reforestation projects funded by National Disaster Resilience Competition grant – Union Democrat
$625,000 in state funds expected to spur housing production in downtown Fontana – San Bernardino Sun

September 26, 2019
Forest Service sued by conservation groups over logging in Rim Fire footprint – Calaveras Enterprise

September 25, 2019
Tehama District Fairground used as temporary housing for agricultural workers – Daily News
Fontana Announces Grant to Benefit Prospective Downtown Developments – Inland Empire
Grant to assist city in accelerating housing production – Davis Enterprise
Sacramento’s Housing War on SoCal (Opinion) – Fox and Hounds

September 23, 2019
State inspectors focus on DHS drug-ridden mobile home park – Palm Springs KESQ News 3

September 20, 2019
Regional planning agency board approves item coalition alleges violated state law – Los Altos Town Crier

September 19, 2019
Newly formed coalition accuses regional planning agency of violating state codes – Los Altos Town Crier
Grass Valley receives $160,000 in SB 2 Planning Grants from California Department of Housing and Community Development – YubaNet.com

September 18, 2019
PD Editorial: Keep a close eye on state’s new rent control law – Press Democrat
Draft resolution on accessory dwelling changes to move on to board of supervisors – Plumas News

September 17, 2019
Long Beach receives state funding to increase housing and decrease homelessness – Signal Tribune
Huntington Beach prepares more lawsuits over state housing laws, including one targeting charter cities – Daily Pilot

September 16, 2019
Assembly Passes Accessory Dwelling Units Bill to Encourage More Construction, California State Senator Reports – Sierra Sun Times

September 14, 2019
Land near former prison eyed by state for housing – Champion Newspapers
El Dorado County experiences uptick in homelessness – Village Life

September 13, 2019
Open Forum: Four ways to fix the California housing crisis – San Francisco Chronicle
Southern California Agency Challenges State’s Housing Needs Assessment – Capistrano Dispatch
COMMUNITY OPINION: Hollister’s new growth management ordinance – Benito Link

September 12, 2019
Southern California Agency Challenges State’s Housing Needs Assessment – San Clemente Times
New State Legislation Will Likely Speed Up Construction Pace, Increase Size of Housing Developments in Pasadena – Pasadena Now
Town Hall Tackles Housing, Peninsula Projects – Newport Beach Independent
SANDAG Votes To Maintain Coronado’s New Housing Quota At 1,001 – Coronado Eagle and Journal

September 11, 2019
Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva’s work to resolve homelessness in Orange County moves to Governor – Orange County Breeze
City of Dunsmuir to tackle housing issues – Mount Shasta News
Del Mar, Solana Beach brace for added density from new state housing mandate – Del Mar Times
Housing crisis reaches 'Summit' in the Valley – Sun Gazette
Los Altos council holds special meeting, braces for housing-related litigation – Los Altos Town Crier

September 10, 2019
California’s housing market is overburdened. Loosening laws on 'granny flats' can help – Sacramento Bee
Maybe Coronado will become a beacon of tiny houses – San Diego Reader
Future of San Bruno's Mills Park is unclear – San Mateo Daily Journal
City of San Diego takes on responsibility for housing needs – San Diego Community Newspaper Group

September 9, 2019
The Housing Crisis Part I: Pasadena – The Fight Over City And State Development Laws – California Globe
In Annual Q&A, Mayor Robert Garcia Portrays A City With Momentum – Long Beach Business Journal

September 7, 2019
San Mateo weighs housing requirements – San Mateo Daily Journal

September 6, 2019
Opinion: L.A. County Board of Supervisors should hold off on permanent rent-control ordinance – Los Angeles Daily News
SANDAG board moves forward with formula used to set housing quotas – San Diego Tribune
Santa Maria council divided on assisting tenants displaced by H-2A housing – Santa Maria Times

September 5, 2019
SCAG objects to state’s methodology that says 1.34M housing units needed by 2029 – Santa Clarita Signal

September 4, 2019
Vallco Site Gets Plan B Option From Cupertino – The Patch
Planning commission closer to county plan for supervisors’ inspection, approval – Plumas News

September 3, 2019
Pasadena's Mayor Looks Ahead – Pasadena Now

September 2, 2019
Editorial: Gavin Newsom tells Southern California to plan for housing. A lot more housing – Los Angeles Times

August 31, 2019
California governor announces deal to cap rising rent prices – CNBC
State issues staggering affordable housing numbers – Chino Champion

August 30, 2019
Dinuba Grant to Help Manage Downtown Flooding – Business Journal

August 29, 2019
Cupertino’s Vallco mall housing vote ‘violates state law,’ state legislator says – San Francisco Chronicle
With Housing Element Passed, Staff Pushes Forward on Tiny Houses – North Coast Journal
Carlsbad’s RHNA allotment decreases – The Coast News
With Southern California Needing 1.3 Million Homes, State Attempts to Add Teeth to Housing Law – Lexology
Some SLO County cities are trying to encourage residents to build accessory dwelling units, but is it working? – New Times San Luis Obispo

August 28, 2019
Struggling churches and housing-short cities find 'win-win' solution – Ventura County Star

August 24, 2019
Woodland going to work on revising old zoning codes – Daily Democrat
Housing affordability crisis sets up cities for state mandate – Chino Hill Champion

August 23, 2019
Opinion: Gavin Newsom tells Southern California NIMBYs to expect new housing in their backyards – Los Angeles Times

August 22, 2019
Southern California must plan for 1.3 million new homes in the next decade, Newsom says – Los Angeles Times
Dedicated to recovery – News and Review

August 19, 2019
Faced with threat of litigation, Cupertino promises to follow housing law – East Bay Times

August 17, 2019
Opinion: Your voice is important in determining local housing need – Press Enterprise

August 16, 2019
Let’s get serious about housing supply in Southern California – Whittier Daily News

August 15, 2019
Woodland receives $310,000 to accelerate housing approvals – Daily Democrat
Ideas flow from savvy group at Housing Element workshop – Fort Bragg Advocate

August 14, 2019
Op-Ed: More Affordable Housing Is Within Pasadena’s Reach – Colorado Boulevard

August 13, 2019
Municipal Bonds: A Positive Impact In Addressing Homelessness – Forbes

August 8, 2019
California housing crisis: Development fees unpredictable, stifle construction – Mercury News
L.A. judge denies Huntington Beach’s request to dismiss state’s housing lawsuit – Los Angeles Times

August 6, 2019
State puts Cupertino on notice for housing supply – Cupertino Today
One reason housing is so expensive in California? Cities, counties charge developers high fees – Los Angeles Times
California threatens to sue if Apple’s hometown lags on housing – San Francisco Chronicle

August 5, 2019
State threatens to sue Cupertino over housing policy – The Mercury News

August 4, 2019
Huge rejected housing project may be revived due to pressure from state officials – San Francisco Chronicle

August 2, 2019
California wine country wildfire victims still waiting for $200 million in federal funds – Los Angeles Times

August 1, 2019
SANDAG housing needs methodology questioned by county leaders – The Coast News

July 31, 2019
State Updates Income Limits For Affordable Housing – Silicon Valley Vice

July 30, 2019
Affordable housing is goal of city plan – Manteca Bulletin

July 29, 2019
Housing advocates file suit against Los Altos for blocking project – Mountain View Voice

July 24, 2019
First granny flat approved in Galt after change in state law – Galt Herald

July 23, 2019
Bad news for Gavin Newsom’s housing goals: New home permits are down in California – Sacramento Bee

July 22, 2019
Planners get up to speed on housing needs – Village Life

July 19, 2019
San Mateo officials eye housing policy changes – San Mateo Daily Journal

July 18, 2019
City tackles plan for housing – Needles Desert Star

July 17, 2019
What could addition of Accessory Dwelling Units mean for South Lake Tahoe? – South Tahoe Now
No Place Like Home program moves toward $500,000 for permanent housing – Plumas News
Looking Forward on Affordable Housing
– Fox and Hounds Daily

July 16, 2019
$15 million in state funding sought to widen Bruce Road, build new homes – Chico Enterprise Record

July 15, 2019
Could this Woodland site be the solution to homelessness? – ABC News 10 Sacramento
Monday Morning Thoughts: Housing Pressure on Davis About to Ramp Up (opinion) – Davis Vanguard
Alhambra’s Affordable Housing Crisis Is Worse Than You Think – Colorado Boulevard

July 14, 2019
Zero interest CalHome loans available to Lake County fire survivors for rebuilding – Lake County News

July 12, 2019
Panelists Spitball Housing Solutions for Millennial and Homeless Santa Barbarans – Santa Barbara Independent

July 11, 2019
Supervisors tackle homeless problem with 10 year plan – Taft Midway Driller
California Bill to Reduce Fees on Accessory Dwelling Units Passes Assembly Local Government Committee – Sierra Sun Times

July 10, 2019
Affordable housing permits lag across Kern – Bakersfield Californian
Gov. Newsom Tours Emeryville Affordable Housing Project as Two-Week Application Period Opens – The E’ville Eye

July 8, 2019
Sacramento’s Big Push: Where are These Housing Numbers Coming From? – City Watch LA
San Benito County and cities proceed with housing element updates
– Benito Link

July 2, 2019
Here’s how California can help farm workers sleep at night (guest commentary) – CALmatters

June 29, 2019
Yolo County Receives $12 Million to Build Permanent Supportive Housing – Davis Vanguard

June 27, 2019
California governor signs $214.8 billion budget – KCRA News
California leaders strike deal to give cities and counties hundreds of millions to fight homelessness
– LA Times
Gov. Newsom Signs $214.8 Billion State Budget After Deal on Spending to Address Homelessness – KTLA 5
San Andreas receives funding to build five housing units for homeless and mentally ill – Calaveras Enterprise
Audit request of California Mobilehome Inspection Program approved – Lake County News
California’s New Budget Will Fine Cities Up To $600,000 Per Month For Not Building Enough Housing – Jefferson Public Radio
Riverside to get 265 homes for homeless and poor, thanks to $32 million in state grants – Press Enterprise

June 25, 2019
County looks to accelerate housing permit process – Daily News

June 24, 2019
How the fight against climate change is exacerbating San Diego’s affordable housing crisis – San Diego Union Tribune
Sac County Receives Grants For Two Housing Sites – Rio Linda Online
San Jose lawmakers to address ‘missing middle’ housing, prevailing wages – San Jose Spotlight
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Secures $27.6 Million in California Climate Investments for 56th District – Imperial Valley News

June 22, 2019
Eureka affordable housing project gets $4.9 million from state – Times Standard

June 21, 2019
Nevada County Awarded No Place like Home Funding for Brunswick Commons Housing Project – YubaNet.com
Help for the disadvantaged: New money coming to assist county homeless, mentally ill – The Union

June 20, 2019
Accessory Dwelling Units Bill Approved by California Assembly Committee – Sierra Sun Times
Riverside County awarded $23.7 million in homeless funds – Record Gazette

June 19, 2019
Funding to provide housing for homeless, including veterans and seniors – Inland Empire
‘Safe and in peace’: Farmworker families move into new affordable homes in Woodland – Sacramento Bee
State OKs $20M for two Tuolumne County community centers – Union Democrat

June 15, 2019
CALHOME Loans available to fire survivors for rebuilding – Ukiah Daily Journal

June 14, 2019
Council Looks to Extend Affordable Rental Ordinance until June 2020 – Davis Vanguard

June 10, 2019
Rim Fire tour provides striking view of California’s wildfire challenges – CA Forward

June 7, 2019
Why these California wildfire victims wish their houses had burned down – PBS

June 6, 2019
New R.V.s at Dillon Beach Resort draw criticism, trigger permit – Point Reyes Light

June 4, 2019
Newsom’s Budget Fine-Tunes a Balancing Act – Random Lengths News
There is no quick and easy solution to the California housing crisis, but hope remains in compromise – Highlander News

June 3, 2019
Coronado Is Fighting Back Against Forced Density – Coronado Times
California Legislators Offer Spate Of Proposals On Housing – Long Beach Business Journal

June 1, 2019
Opinion: How low is low? – San Mateo Journal

April 25, 2019
State rent-gouging bill advances, but still no action on tighter rent control – CALmatters

Bill Dodd’s Napa Pipe housing bill passes the Senate – Times Herald

April 24, 2019
New report analyzes how SB 50 would impact LA. Here are 5 takeaways – Curbed Los Angeles

Santa Barbara Holds AUD Workshop Focused on Downtown Housing – Noozhawk

California housing crisis continues with no end in sight – Liberation

Bay Area political events: Housing crisis, animal rights – San Francisco Chronicle

Scott Wiener’s SB50, competing transit-housing bill head for showdown – San Francisco Chronicle

April 22, 2019
Dodd to host mobile home issues forum in Vallejo – Times Herald

Date Set For Canyon View Estates Solar Panel Trial – KHTS Radio

Real Estate & Development – Long Beach Business Journal

April 19, 2019
Register Your Mobilehome California Saves Mobilehome Owners More Than $1.5 Million in Third Year – Sierra Sun Times

County seeks funds from state for affordable housing projects – Valley News

April 18, 2019
Funding available for programs working to address homelessness – Benito Link

April 17, 2019
Lindsay lists the good and bad of having McDermont – The Sun Gazette

Housing Element approval ‘no later than June,’ officials say – The Coast News

Residents warn council multistory buildings will be the end of Los Altos as they know it – Los Altos Town Crier

April 16, 2019
Opinion: Streamlining granny flats will ease housing crisis – The Mercury News

LA takes a stand against SB 50 – Curbed Los Angeles

April 15, 2019
City Council Meets Monday, Considers Request to HUD for Homeless Programs – Pasadena Now

April 13, 2019
Commentary: Solving California’s housing crisis demands action. These steps will help – Napa Valley Register

April 12, 2019
Gov. Newsom to partner with cities to develop affordable housing on state-owned property – Lake County News

April 10, 2019
One of California’s last black enclaves threatened by Inglewood’s stadium deal – Los Angeles Times

April 9, 2019
County seeks funds from state for affordable housing projects – Valley News

Harbour-8 Park improvements get nod from city staff – The Richmond Standard

April 8, 2018
State Sues Huntington Beach Over Housing Production – Milbank News

Local family run business is bringing Accessory Dwelling Units to a whole new level – The Coast News Group

April 7, 2019
To Meet State Mandates, Santa Barbara Must Build 3,083 New Housing Units by 2023 - Noozhawk

April 4, 2019
California’s New ‘Gold Rush’ Is Transit Oriented Development – Monrovia Weekly

April 1, 2019
Livermore City Council approves framework to meet housing demand – Pleasanton Weekly

March 31, 2019
My Word: ‘Property is robbery’ — We need rent control in California – Times Standard

March 28, 2019
Major housing projects contributing to City’s state targets, according to report – Cupertino Today

Encinitas council gives final approval to updated housing plan – Del Mar Times

March 25, 2019
California’s Construction Workers Can’t Afford the Homes They’re Building – City Watch LA

March 22, 2019

North County family run business is bringing Backyard Homes aka Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) to a whole new level – Coast News Group

March 21, 2019

FEMA extends housing aid for fire survivors as Santa Rosa offers home loans to eligible Coffey Park fire victims – Press Democrat

March 20, 2019

CalHome plans March 30 event on loans for rebuilding homes destroyed by fires – Lake County News

City struggles to reach own housing goals – Half Moon Bay Review

Chula Vista's low-income housing project for Olympic athletes (and millionaire soccer players) – San Diego Union Tribune

March 14, 2019

Rent control report highlights value of long-term occupancy – Santa Monica Daily Press

Report Reveals Widespread Abuse at Orange County Shelters – Courthouse News

83-Unit Affordable Housing Project Opens in San Francisco – Multi-Housing News

March 5, 2019

Mission Viejo explores affordable housing near Saddleback College – The Orange County Register

March 4, 2019

State agency suspends operating permit of Tuolumne County mobile home park – The Union Democrat

Manufactured homes — one option to ease the housing crisis – Capitol Weekly

March 2, 2019

Santa Clarita Won’t Reach Housing Production Targets For 800 Years, New Study Predicts – The Proclaimer

March 1, 2019

Demolition starts at the Soledad Trailer Lodge – The Signal

February 28, 2019

Why did Newsom bust tiny Wheatland on affordable housing? City says rules ‘don’t really fit’ – Sacramento Bee

California cities graded on housing creation, but process is flawed – San Francisco Chronicle

February 27, 2019

San Luis Obispo leaders face uphill climb on lack of housing – KSBY 6 California's Central Coast

February 2, 2019

Governor’s Lawsuit Against Huntington Beach: State Overreach vs. Local Control – California Globe

February 23, 2019

Encinitas chooses court over ballot for housing guidance – The Coast News Group

SF’s Balboa Park Public Pool Reopens After $11 Million Renovation – CBS San Francisco

February 22, 2019

Affordable housing in Wheatland – Appeal Democrat

February 21, 2019

Ukiah gets $5.1 million for senior housing project – The Ukiah Daily Journal

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva introduces Flexible Housing Program to help Californians experiencing homelessness – Orange County Breeze

Home, $weet home – Easy Reader News

February 20, 2019

Could this new bill help solve California’s housing crisis? New study suggests otherwise – The Modesto Bee

North County Report: Encinitas Makes Its Case to Newsom – Voice of San Diego

Lindsay claims functional bankruptcy – Sun Gazette

February 19, 2019

Newsom Meets With Local Mayors About Affordable Housing – NBC Los Angeles

Gov. Newsom Touts Affordable Housing In California – CBS Los Angeles

Newsom to Meet With Mayors About Affordable Housing – My News LA

Gavin Newsom’s housing lawsuit put 47 California cities on notice. Is yours on the list? – Sacramento Bee

February 18, 2019

Clearlake City Council passes mobile home urgency ordinance – Lake County News

February 16, 2019

Pasadena Domestic Violence, Homeless Shelter Programs Get $5.7 Million in State, Federal Grants – Pasadena Now

February 15, 2019

Governor, city’s housing manager address affordable housing situation – Elk Grove Citizen

Five winning ideas to build housing more quickly and cheaply for L.A.’s homeless community – Los Angeles Times

February 14, 2019

Addressing the U.S. Affordable Housing Issue at the State and Local Levels – Urbanland

The Village Returns – North Coast Journal

February 13, 2019

Clearlake City Council to hold midyear budget workshop, meeting – Lake County News

February 12, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom calls out cities that fail to plan for housing – The Press Enterprise

February 11, 2019

With Huntington Beach Lawsuit, Newsom Signals Aggressive Housing Strategy – Long Beach Business Journal

February 9, 2019

Editorial: Cupertino-style elitism at root of Bay Area housing crisis – The Mercury News

February 7, 2019

State housing authority puts city’s ‘back against the wall’ – The Coast News Group

Rivas issues statement on $3.5 million in expected emergency homeless funding – Benito Link

State department advises revisions to proposed Encinitas housing plan – San Diego Union Tribune

February 4, 2019
Building Industry Leader gives San Diego an “F” grade for new housing – San Diego KUSI News

February 3, 2019
A dark side to the California dream: How the state Constitution makes affordable housing hard to build – Los Angeles Times

Marin Voice: California needs more ‘pure vanilla’ housing for seniors (opinion) – Marin Independent Journal

February 1, 2019
Tuolumne Supervisors To Hear Biomass Facility Study Findings – My Mother Lode

A now-vacant mobile home park has cost Rancho Mirage $11 million over the past ten years – Palms Spring Desert Sun

January 31, 2019
Construction of a new restroom building is underway at Pioneer Park in Lompoc – KEYT News

Pismo Beach has $3.5 million for affordable housing, but developers aren’t biting – The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Huntington Beach Sued While Marin County Exempted from Affordable Housing Requirements – California Globe

January 30, 2019
California Sues Huntington Beach Over Lack of Affordable Housing – Multi-Housing News

January 28, 2019
California sues one of its own cities for not building enough affordable housing – Housing Wire

Pismo Beach on list of cities out of compliance with California housing law – KSBY News

January 25, 2019
California sues wealthy coastal city over low-income housing – Associated Press

State Sues Huntington Beach, Accusing it of Blocking Housing Production – NBC Los Angeles Times

Gavin Newsom takes wealthy Southern California city to court over its lack of housing – Modesto Bee

Opinion: How Gavin Newsom Could Earn the Title of Best Governor in California History – The Daily Caller

California to sue Huntington Beach to force it to plan low-income housing – San Francisco Chronicle

At Gov. Newsom’s urging, California will sue Huntington Beach over blocked homebuilding – Los Angeles Times

January 24, 2019
Want to fund Coachella Valley transportation? Newsom's budget proposal would link money to housing – Palm Springs Desert Sun

January 23, 2019
Homeless Task Force receives $562,512 disbursement – Calaveras Enterprise

The Village is Back – The Lumberjack

County to build housing for mentally ill homeless – Sun Gazette

January 22, 2019
Overpaying for housing (opinion) – Ventura County Star

January 18, 2019
$3M sought for Yolo Library construction – Daily Democrat

County to receive funding to help homeless – Daily Press

January 17, 2019
SJB Planning Commission chooses firm to update housing element – Benito Link

January 16, 2019
Study: California Housing Workforce Shortage in 2019 is a Barrier to Affordability – California Newswire

California Must Not Become a Have/Have-Not Housing State (Commentary) – Comstocks

January 14, 2019
Local Homeless Care Organizations Receive $3 Million – Business Journal

January 13, 2019
Solano to get $700,000-plus for homeless issues – Times-Herald

Report tells a tale of two Sonomas and the missing middle – Sonoma Times

January 11, 2019
Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County receive $900K state grant to help homelessa – Lompoc Record

January 10, 2019
Government shutdown puts millions of North Bay disaster dollars in limbo – Press Democrat

Newsom Proposes $144 Billion California Budget With Focus On Education, Building Reserves – Capital Public Radio

January 8, 2019
Mayor: Proposed State Housing Law a Bad Fit for Pasadena – Pasadena Now

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