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2021

June 3, 2021
Funds meant to help combat Kern County's homeless crisis left unused, report says - ABC23 Bakersfield
Cupertino ramps up housing conversation with new survey, community roundtable - Cupertino Today

June 2, 2021
Caught ADU fever? Los Altos meeting raises temperatures, presents cautions as cure - Los Altos Town Crier

June 1, 2021
McFarland awarded $1.5 million for first-time home buyer mortgage assistance - Bakersfield Now

May 30, 2021
Marin housing mandate prompts $1.6M outlay for consultants - Marin Independent Journal

May 28, 2021
San Juan Capistrano, Neighboring Cities Gear Up for Housing Element Updates - The Capistrano Dispatch
California Coronavirus Updates: Sacramento County Could Move To Orange Tier Tuesday, Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is In “Excess Supply” - Capital Public Radio
CALmatters Commentary: It’s not easy to build affordable housing - CalMatters
Judge orders Valley city to plan for affordable housing after breaking law - Capital and Main

May 27, 2021
How California Is Keeping Electric Vehicles Out Of Reach For Apartment-Dwellers - Huff Post
Jamboree Housing Begins Construction on Permanent Supportive Housing Community in Partnership With City of Buena Park - MultifamilyBiz
Groundbreaking marks new dawn for Hacienda housing complex - The Richmond Standard
Cities Prepare for Potential Growth with Housing Element Updates - Dana Point Times
Santa Cruz celebrates upcoming finish line on affordable housing project - Santa Cruz Sentinel

May 26, 2021
Community Development Partners, Mercy House, City of Santa Ana Announce Completion of Two New Affordable Housing Projects - City of Santa Ana News
Updates to Santa Cruz County ADU regulations moves forward - Santa Cruz Sentinel
Why it’s not easy to build affordable housing in California - CalMatters

May 25, 2021
Piedmont committee reviews plans for housing element update - East Bay Times
State requires Milpitas to double housing production - The Milipitas Beat

May 22, 2021
Rental Assistance Payments Hit $10 Million - Santa Barbara Independent

May 21, 2021
Rent relief in California: understanding the state’s program and how you can apply - Sacramento Observer
State argues sober home ordinances are illegal, forcing cities to make expensive decisions - Orange County Register
California to speed up environmental reviews for resi projects - The Real Deal
AMCAL to Unveil 109-Unit Affordable Housing Community - Affordable Housing Finance

May 19, 2021
Can LA’s lottery fairly distribute rent relief? - CalMatters

May 18, 2021
Clovis appeals ruling mandating plan for 4,400 high-density housing units. Here’s the lay of the land  - The Sun
Options expand for financing, permitting California ‘granny units’ to ease housing shortage  - North Bay Business Journal
Advocates Worry Blackstone Sale Will Take Affordable Housing Crisis From Bad to Worse  - The Voice of San Diego

May 14, 2021
Judge Orders California City to Zone for Affordable Housing  - Capital & Main
Project Homekey could help move Richardson Bay anchor-outs to marinas  - Marin Independent Journal

May 12, 2021
Planning Commission recommends council defend housing ordinance  - The Coast News

May 11, 2021
Sacramento Modular Home Village Will House 55 Formerly Homeless Women And Children  - Cap Radio

May 7, 2021
Transitional housing project targets area’s homeless  - Los Altos Town Crier
Cotati cottage housing  - Community Voice

May 6, 2021
Cupertino Electeds Adopt New Development Rules Despite Warnings From Housing Officials  - San Jose Inside
Project Homekey motels purchased by El Monte prepare for makeovers  - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

May 5, 2021
Mammoth Town Council Approves Historic Parcel Project First 81-units  - Sierra Wave Media

April 29, 2021
Carmel Valley RV park neighbors wonder why the county can’t do more to regulate it  - Monterey County Now

April 26, 2021
Del Mar continues to negotiate over housing ordinance referendum  - The Coast News Group

April 24, 2021
Kern Housing Authority celebrates groundbreaking of affordable housing complex in Delano  - The Record
A complicated new law trips up Monterey’s efforts to create affordable housing downtown  - Monterey County Now

April 23, 2021
California Court of Appeal Upholds Validity of SB 35 to Streamline Approval of Affordable Housing Projects  - JD Supra

April 21, 2021
Bakersfield threatens legal action against home for homeless women, children planned for residential neighborhood - Bakersfield Californian
California Quietly Slides into a Drought While Officials Say to Build for 1.34 Million More Thirsty Residents  - Santa Monica Observer
Solana Beach adopts housing element, focuses on incentivizing more ADUs  - The Coast News

April 17, 2021
One Way to Get People Off the Streets: Buy Hotels  - New York Times
Huntington Beach Might Once Again Go to Court Over State Mandated Housing  - Voice of Orange County
California Needs More Affordable Homes. This Union Stands in the Way.  - Wall Street Journal

April 16, 2021
Two road rehabilitation projects approved for Clearlake  - Lake County Record Bee

April 15, 2021
Board of Public Works denies appeals to proposed Ramada Inn homeless shelter  - Santa Monica Daily Press
ECHO homeless shelter exceeds grand opening expectations  - KSBY News Central Coast

April 14, 2021
North County Report: Encinitas Is Ready to Comply With State Housing Laws  - Voice of San Diego
Housing Coalition Calls For Changes To Expand Access To State's Rental Relief Program  - San Francisco Gate
Homekey grantees eligible to receive $46 million in assistance from national  - Lake County News
Millbrae blocks housing deal that would create hundreds of apartments near SFO  - San Francisco Chronicle

April 12, 2021
The Bakersfield City Council said no to a housing project for women and children; the state said not so fast  - Bakersfield Californian
Southern California getting $1.2 billion for rental assistance  - Los Angeles Daily News
How President Joe Biden's new infrastructure plan could affect CSUF  - Daily Titan

April 11, 2021
California converts hotels, vacant buildings - they now house 8,000 homeless people  - San Francisco Chronicle

April 10, 2021
Residents may now build second units with fewer rules  - Chino Champion
New housing program launched in Paradise  - Paradise Post
California city paying homeless people to clean up their camps  - Fox News Philadelphia

April 9, 2021
Encinitas City Council to repeal housing ordinances inconsistent with state laws  - The Coast News
California rental assistance is on the way. Will it be enough? - Mercury News

April 8, 2021
L.A. Receives $1.12 Million Grant From California To Combat Homelessness  - Pasadena Now
Local Company Wins Nearly $17 Million Bid To Build Two Community Centers  - My Mother Lode

April 7, 2021
City forced to re-examine sports arena deal  - San Diego Union Tribune
Camp Fire Survivors may be Eligible for ReCoverCA Grant  - Chico Action News Now

April 6, 2021
Orange leaders pause some housing construction while they figure out balance with neighbors - Orange County Register
Fresno County to give out $30 million in pandemic rent relief. Here’s how to apply - Fresno Bee
California housing bill would lean on cities that fall behind their targets - San Francisco Chronicle
Seeking Rent Relief? State Says Apply Now. Here’s How. - San Francisco Public Press

April 3, 2021
Homekey Studios in Lompoc Turns Office Buildings Into Housing for Formerly Homeless - Noozhawk

April 1, 2021
Unified Homes, the site of a mass shooting in Orange, known for efficient, friendly service - Orange County Register
Sac, West Sac paid millions over appraised values for two motels under Homekey program - Sacramento Business Journal

March 31, 2021
Del Mar housing element sets up negotiations with fairgrounds on affordable housing - Del Mar Times
Scotts Valley falling behind on affordable units as state boosts new targets - Press Banner
Carlsbad approves 95 housing units at La Costa Town Square - The Coast News
Marin Voice: Housing county’s chronically homeless is humane, cost-effective - Marin Independent Journal
City gets an earful over plans to turn Crestview Hotel into homeless housing - Mountain View Voice

March 30, 2021
Need rent help? L.A. city residents can now apply for help from $235-million fund - Los Angeles Times

March 29, 2021
Del Mar council adopts Housing Element update despite frustrations  - The Coast News

March 28, 2021
California Democrats Push to Build New Housing by Giving State More Control Over Zoning  - Time of San Diego
State program offers $50M in pandemic relief for tenants, landlords in Ventura County  - Ventura County Star

March 26, 2021
Sports arena redevelopment on ice  - San Diego Union Tribune
Project Roomkey: Former Best Western hotel in Long Beach converted into interim housing for homeless  - ABC 7 Southern California

March 25, 2021
Opinion: Millbrae housing - The Daily Journal
Paradise Rebuilding and Recovery: Town Sign Rebuild Permit Approved - Action News Chico-Redding
Opinion: Berkeley can set a national example of how a city can grow sustainably and responsibly - Berkeleyside

March 24, 2021
COVID delivers temporary reprieve to Lazy Wheels Mobilehome Park - The Ceres Courier
New city program makes millions available for rental assistance - Santa Clarita Signal

March 19, 2021
Once a motel, a homeless housing development in Fresno gets its grand opening - CBS47 Fresno

March 17, 2021
Clovis was sued for lacking affordable housing. 18 months after suit, it has built zero - Fresno Bee
California AG Becerra challenges San Diego housing plan over wildfire risks - KTLA News Los Angeles

March 16, 2021
Monolith Properties Assists Sacramento Mobile Home Park Residents with State Inspection - Digital Journal
County receives $3 million for Niland Wastewater Plant - The Desert Review

March 15, 2021
Rent Relief in California: How to Apply, and What You Could Get - KQED
Need help paying rent? California is accepting rental relief applications - Los Angeles Times

March 13, 2021
COVID rent relief program opens. Here’s how it works - The Mercury News

March 10, 2021
Encinitas Planning Commission approves Housing Element update - The Coast News Group
County rental assistance gears up in mid-March - Half Moon Bay Review
Lindsay cleans up past mistakes in new audit - The Sun-Gazette

March 8, 2021
$13 Million in Rental Assistance for Santa Barbara County Residents - Santa Barbara Independent
Santa Monica receives over $5.5 million for affordable housing developments - Santa Monica Daily Press

March 6, 2021
Chino Hills narrows down high-density housing sites to 13 - Chino Champion

March 5, 2021
San Diego, Orange counties get $13.5 million for affordable housing - CBS 8 San Diego
Southern California adopts plan to build 1.3 million new homes by 2029  - Orange County Register

March 4, 2021
Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking Of 96 Affordable Homes For Formerly Homeless As Part Of The Plumbers Union Project  - Patch
Santa Cruz Gets $5M For Affordable Housing Projects  - Patch

March 3, 2021
State officials: Los Altos can meet housing goal  - Los Altos Town Crier

March 2, 2021
Could New State Housing Rules Force OC Cities to Zone for More Than 100,000 Homes?  - Voice of Orange County

March 1, 2021
Santa Cruz receives state funding for affordable housing  - Santa Cruz Sentinel

February 27, 2021
Opinion: Sacramento pursues all the wrong solutions to the housing crisis  - Pasadena Star News

February 25, 2021
Clearlake City Council declares properties surplus to adhere to state affordable housing law  - Lake County News

February 24, 2021
Changes approved for Dillon Beach Resort  - Point Reyes Light

February 23, 2021
Contra Costa Agrees to Let State Handle More than $70 Million In Covid-19 Rental Relief  - The Inquirer
Waiting for apartments where the pavement ends  - CalMatters

February 22, 2021
Santa Monica Awarded Over $5 Million for Affordable Housing Production  - Santa Monica Mirror

February 21, 2021
San Diego pays top dollar and near-top dollar for hotels to house the homeless  - San Diego Union-Tribune

February 19, 2021
Crossroads Village opens, providing 165 housing units  - The Business Journal

February 18, 2021
Studio Apartments Open in Cathedral City for Homeless Seniors with Mental Illness  - NBC Palm Springs
70 Hotels Could House the Homeless, if San Francisco Buys  - San Francisco Public Press
Smuggler's Inn transformed into homeless housing in Fresno  - KMPH Fox 26 News Fresno

February 17, 2021
S.F. hotels have 83 million new reasons to sell to Project Homekey  - San Francisco Business Times
Mercy Housing to Convert Hotel into Permanent Supportive Housing  - Affordable Housing Finance
SPUR, Yimbys say stealth state laws can force more housing  - 48hills
California Could Sue Cities Plagued By Homelessness in New Proposal  - Courthouse News Service

February 16, 2021
Final Regional Housing Needs Number 15 Percent Below Draft Figure  - Edhat Santa Barbara
Pomona and Claremont to build 71 affordable housing units with help of state grant  - Daily Bulletin
VTA proposes housing near Gilroy train station  - Gilroy Dispatch
Advancing Housing, Racial Equity in Northern California  - Enterprise Community Partners

February 12, 2021
Senator Patricia Bates applauds $4.2 million State housing grant for Orange County  - Orange County Breeze

February 11, 2021
LAO report digs into details of Newsom’s homelessness proposals  - State of Reform
West Covina receives grants for parks improvement, building-permit software  - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

February 10, 2021
Update green building codes to make EV charging available for everyone  - CalMatters
City of Chico working to provide affordable housing options  - Action News Chico
State Awards Funds for Construction of Housing in SGV  - My News Los Angeles

February 9, 2021
California Legislature Extends Residential Eviction Moratorium and Implements Rental Assistance Program for Landlords and Tenants  - National Law Review
State Treasurer Fiona Ma announces higher affordable housing production in 2020  - Orange County Breeze

February 7, 2021
Guest Commentary: Balancing the Needs Of All Voice in This Community is a Challenge  - David Vanguard

February 5, 2021
Officials in Coachella break ground for Grapefruit Blvd Urban Greening and Connectivity Project  - NBC Palm Springs

February 4, 2021
Opinion: California Lawmakers Must Remove the Bureaucratic Barriers to Affordable Housing  - Times of San Diego

February 3, 2021
Lancaster approved for state grant  - Antelope Valley Press
Chico council sending funds to CHAT for sheltering support - Chico Enterprise-Record

February 2, 2021
Housing crisis hasn’t gone away  - CalMatters
Huntington Beach loses housing case with state of California - Daily Pilot

February 1, 2021
Letter to the Editor: Building Concern for General Plan Housing Element  - Newport Beach Independent
Lancaster approved for funding to address housing needs  - Antelope Valley Times
SF Supervisor Wants to Limit 'McMansions,' Allow Fourplexes Where Single Family Homes Roam - KQED

January 31, 2021
Report card: California cities, counties failing again on affordable housing goals - The Press Enterprise
Grants available for mudslide damage  - Santa Barbara News Press
Homelessness in America: Are Homeless Encampments A Sign of a New Normal?  - Electronic Urban Report

January 27, 2021
Marin supervisors push back against huge state housing mandate  - Marin Independent Journal

January 26, 2021
How Many New Homes Should California Build? - California YIMBY

January 25, 2021
Bay Area Takes Step Toward Major Housing Growth - SF Weekly

January 21, 2021
Malibu Planning Department Receives State Grant - The Malibu Times

January 20, 2021
‘Project Homekey' Helping Provide Homes for People in Need - NBC4 Los Angeles

January 15, 2021
Four OC cities fail in bid to increase Santa Ana’s future housing requirement - Orange County Register
Bay Area Incrementally Adds Much-Needed Affordable Housing - Globe St

January 14, 2021
Camp clearing to continue, city says - Enterprise Record

January 12, 2021
Alta Housing Breaks Ground on $46.3M Wilton Court Affordable Housing Project in Palo Alto - Rebusiness Online
Pasadena Loses Appeal of State Housing Mandate, City Must Plan to Build More Than 9,000 New Units Over Next Decade - Pasadena Now

January 11, 2021
Finding Affordable Financing - Comstock's Magazine
Proposed California Budget Would Create Housing Accountability Unit and Add New Targeted CEQA Exemptions Focused on Housing - JD Supra

January 10, 2021
Sacramento has a plan to address its housing crisis. Some neighborhoods are fighting it - Sacramento Bee

January 9, 2021
San Francisco rents are plummeting – but its housing crisis could get worse - The Guardian

January 8, 2021
Sebastopol Project Homekey - The Community Voice

January 7, 2021
Paninis, Tortas, and Snacks, Oh My! The Munch Truck Arrives in Holtville - Holtville Tribune
Pending litigation looms over Encinitas’ affordable housing plan - The Coast News

January 6, 2021
The most important housing legislation you’ve never heard of - The Healdsburg Tribune

January 6, 2021
Tulare County helps Lindsay apply for housing grants  - The Sun-Gazette

January 5, 2021
SCAG Recommends Denial of RHNA Reductions | City of South Pasadena  - South Pasadenan

January 4, 2021
City Joins Campaign Pressing Challenge to Massive Housing Demand  - South Pasadenan
Mobile Food Pantry Program Awaits Grant Dollars To Get On The Road; Community Food Council Receives $10,287 In Donations Last Month  - Wild Rivers Outpost

January 1, 2021
How the pandemic led to a rare success in California’s effort to house the homeless  - Los Angeles Times

2020

December 31, 2020
Through Homekey program, El Monte acquires two hotels to provide shelter for homeless population  - Pasadena Star-News

December 30, 2020
Monterey County’s first Project Homekey units open at the former Good Nite Inn in Salinas  - Monterey County Weekly

December 29, 2020
Project Homekey opens door in Stockton for formerly homeless individuals during pandemic  - Fox 40 News Sacramento/Stockton

December 28, 2020
Dozens to Ring in the New Year in New Apartments Thanks to Project Homekey  - NBC Bay Area

December 26, 2020
Newly adopted regulations aim to streamline financing of low-income housing  - Orange County Breeze

December 23, 2020
Jamboree closes on $55.3 million in Homekey funds, ending homelessness for 262 individuals across California  - Orange County Breeze
Jamboree Awarded $55.3 Million in Homekey Funds, Ending Homelessness for 262 Individuals Statewide  - Cision
Letter: Lindsay mayor responds to article on $3.7 million payment  - Sun Gazette

December 22, 2020
With state regulators watching, Del Mar council to decide fate of petition to repeal North Commercial upzone  - Del Mar Times
Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva announces funding provided to AD 65  - Orange County Breeze

December 21, 2020
No Place Like Home Program recognized as Deal of the Year by Bond Buyer  - Orange County Breeze
Officials Plan for ‘Hypothetical’ Growth in Housing  - San Marino Tribune

December 17, 2020
New Surplus Land Act Requirements to Take Effect Jan. 1  - JDSupra

December 16, 2020
California Health Facilities Financing Authority’s $500 million housing bond wins Deal of the Year  - The Bond Buyer
Homeless Families To Be Sheltered At Oakland’s Clifton Hall Through Project Homekey  - CBS SF Bay Area
Portion of Project Homekey dollars to help Eastern Coachella families  - KESQ Channel 3 Palm Springs

December 15, 2020
Pomona to consider affordable housing ordinance in early 2021  - Daily Bulletin

December 14, 2020
San Pablo Avenue Plans For Taller Housing: Online Open House  - Patch

December 13, 2020
Where Can Low Income Renters Go?  - LA Progressive
Hypocrisy in the local zoning debate  - 48Hills

December 11, 2020
State Says Santa Barbara County Must Triple Housing Goal by 2031  - Santa Barbara Independent
County up against state deadline for Sebastopol Inn  - Sonoma West Times and News
Escrow closes on North County site for Project Homekey
 - Paso Robles Daily News

December 10, 2020
California’s auditor calls for more state authority over affordable housing  - The Coast News

December 9, 2020
Hope Center transitional housing hub now open  - Lake County News
CBS47 Investigates: $100M in homeless funding in Fresno, tens of millions yet to be spent  - CBS47 Fresno

December 8, 2020
Plans for Sebastopol Inn being discussed at Dec. 15 council meeting  - Sonoma West Times and News
State auditor slams California’s affordable housing efforts  - Los Altos Town Crier

December 5, 2020
Marin City housing complex gets fast-track approval  - Marin Independent Journal

December 3, 2020
Anger as Californians still waiting for over $1bn in approved aid for 2017, 2018 wildfires  - Independent

December 1, 2020
How The Pandemic Has Affected Homelessness / Helping Unhoused Veterans Across California  - Cap Radio
San Jose Development Provides Housing for the Formerly Homeless  - Affordable Housing Finance
California got $1.3 billion in wildfire relief. Victims have received nothing, prompting outrage  - Los Angeles Time

 

November 30, 2020
Can Gavin Newsom use the pandemic to beat back homelessness? - CalMatters

November 28, 2020
Project Homekey changes lives for the better: Tom Umberg and Robert Garcia  - Orange County Register

November 27, 2020
State Mandated Affordable Housing Units | Major Pushback on Quotas  - South Pasadenan

November 25, 2020
Mariposa County Loses $4.1 Million In Homekey Funding – Sierra Sun Times
PD Editorial: California loses out on billions for affordable housing – Press Democrat

November 24, 2020
Sonoma County awarded $6 million state grant to buy Sebastopol Inn – Press Democrat
Affordable Veterans’ Housing is Part of Apple’s Initiative – Globe St

November 23, 2020
California Auditor: State Housing Agencies Lack a Coordinated Plan – Affordable Housing Finance

November 20, 2020
Project Home: Bay Area Communities Grapple With Lack Of Local Control Under Project Homekey – KPIX5 SF Bay Area
‘It’s A Shame’: California Squandered $2.7 Billion For Affordable Housing, Audit Says – Capital Radio
Thousands of Homeless People Were Placed in Hotels Due to COVID-19. Now, Many Are Homeless Again – KQED

November 19, 2020
PATH to expand with $1.7 million Project Homekey grant purchase of Sale House – Red Bluff Daily News
Homekey Program Provides Additional Subsidy for Affordable Housing Development Across California – Novogradac

November 18, 2020
Palo Alto asserts housing growth mandate is a recipe for 'failure' – Palo Alto Online

November 17, 2020
Judge shoots down attempt by Milpitas residents to stop homeless housing project – Milpitas Beat
Blistering Audit Roasts California Leaders Over Housing Crisis – Courthouse News Service

November 16, 2020
Milpitas residents group suing to stop permanent housing for homeless people – Mercury News
Housing grants announced for Encinitas, Oceanside – The San Diego Union-Tribune
Dozens of low-income residents in West Sac mobile home park face possible eviction – KCRA3 Sacramento

November 14, 2020
Rules are relaxed for second homes in Chino Hills – Chino Champion

November 13, 2020
Hope Center, Lake County’s first permanent facility to address homelessness, opens doors – Lake County News

November 11, 2020
First Apple Affordable Housing Fund Groundbreaking: At SAHA’s Veterans Square in Pittsburg – Housing Trust

November 9, 2020
Senator Patricia Bates announces $4 million in new housing funding for Orange and San Diego Counties - Orange County Breeze

November 8, 2020
Sonoma County supervisors poised to give final approval for purchase of hotels in Santa Rosa, Sebastopol to shelter homeless - Press Democrat

November 5, 2020
Imperial County Takes Care of the Vulnerable During The Pandemic - Beyond Borders Gazette
Board of Supervisors to discuss CARES Act grant funding, outreach approval Tuesday - Red Bluff Daily News

November 4, 2020
Lindsay to pay $3.7M for housing blunders - Sun Gazette
State Treasurer Fiona Ma announces $450 million to provide stable funding for more homeless housing - Orange County Breeze

November 2, 2020
$47M affordable housing development breaks ground in Coachella - Palm Springs Desert Sun

October 30, 2020
Public meeting on South Lake Tahoe affordable housing project, Sugar Pine Village - South Tahoe Now

October 29, 2020
Suisun City gains $150K state grant to aid planning, housing production - Vacaville Reporter
Bay Area wins more money for homeless housing under Project Homekey - Mercury News

October 28, 2020
Monterey granny unit law heads for change - Monterey Herald

October 27, 2020
Mariposa County HHS Awarded State Funding for Project Homekey Program - Sierra News
The Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG) Approved This RHNA Cycle’s Methodology—What’s Next? - Davis Vanguard

October 26, 2020
State sending $22.8 million from CARES Act to Stanislaus homeless service providers - Modesto Bee
City to Appeal So Cal Association of Governments’ Housing Allocation based on Methodology and Change in Circumstances - Pasadena Now

October 24, 2020
San Francisco Awarded $29 Million From State's Project Homekey For Purchase Of 130-Room Hotel For Homeless Housing - Patch
Chino council appeals state housing mandates - Chino Champion

October 23, 2020
SF to purchase second hotel site to house the homeless under the state’s Project Homekey program - San Francisco Examiner

October 22, 2020
Bay Area's new growth plan eyes massive housing influx in Silicon Valley - Palo Alto Weekly
Del Mar takes conciliatory position on housing, uncertainty remains - The Coast News

October 21, 2020
Government needs to act fast to help affordable housing - CalMatters

October 20, 2020
Huntington Beach City Council votes to appeal RHNA allocations - Los Angeles Times
County seeks input on how to spend homeless grant - Turlock Journal
State density rules squeezing Del Mar into a corner - San Diego Reader

October 19, 2020
Housing authority to purchase 122-unit motel in Paso Robles for homeless - Paso Robles Daily News
Are Fullerton Parks Safe from Development? - Fullerton Observer

October 16, 2020
Milpitas City Council Asks Santa Clara County to Withdraw Plans for Homeless Housing Project - San Jose Inside
State awards $2.2M to Yurok Tribe to help house homeless - Times Standard

October 15, 2020
City Will Race the Clock to Appeal State Housing Mandate - Pasadena Now
Watsonville City Council Approves Changes for ADU Rules - Good Times

October 13, 2020
Three years later, $38.5 million for post-Tubbs fire housing available to Santa Rosa - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Viswanathan accuses Milpitas officials of “lack of transparency” regarding Project Homekey - The Milpitas Beat

October 12, 2020
New California laws build on research into wildfire-resistant construction - North Bay Business Journal

October 9, 2020
LA Receives Nearly $40M For Homeless Housing Amid Pandemic - Patch
Homeless Housing For LA: $40 Million Awarded To Build 243 New Dwellings - My News LA

October 7, 2020
Milpitas to explore litigation against State, County over hotel conversion project for homeless housing - The Milpitas Beat
Milpitas mayor threatens to sue California over homeless housing project - The Mercury News
Pismo attempts to balance less stringent ADU regulations with need for parking - New Times San Luis Obispo

October 5, 2020
Marin housing mandate might surge under regional plan - Marin Independent Journal

October 2, 2020
EAH Housing Announces the Opening of Estrella Vista - Street Insider

October 1, 2020
San Rafael board approves temporary homeless shelter - Marin Independent Journal

September 30, 2020
Local church, affordable housing developer break ground for senior housing in Berkeley - The Daily Californian
Santa Barbara County granted $3.1 million “Project Home Key” grant, plan to create housing in Lompoc - KEYT TV
CA Gov. Gavin Newsom signs housing bills, announces additional funding for Homekey project - The Daily Californian
Senator Patricia Bates applauds allocation of COVID-19 homeless aid to local governments - Orange County Breeze

September 28, 2020
Project Homekey: Long Beach zeroes in on hotel properties to convert into homeless housing - Long Beach Business Journal
State Awards LA Region Tens Of Millions In Funding To Help Homeless - NBC Los Angeles
LA Supervisors consider plan to purchase 8 hotels, part of larger effort to house county’s homeless - Los Angeles Daily News
Mariposa County Receives $4.1 Million in Homekey Awards - Sierra News Online 
Providence Eureka House Receives $4.3 million for Homeless Housing - North Coast Journal

September 27, 2020
New housing goals stir opposition - CalMatters

September 24, 2020
South Sacramento hotel gets funds for conversion to housing - Sacramento Business Journal
Homeless, Formerly Homeless IVC Students Share Their Plight - Holtville Tribune
Kashia Pomo tribe gets $2.7 million grant to house homeless members - Press Democrat
Lawsuit Filed To Stop Homeless Hotel Project In Sacramento’s River District - CBS 13 Sacramento

September 23, 2020
San Francisco Awarded $45M To Acquire Hotel For Homeless Housing - Patch
Failure of housing policies of LA & SF contributing to wildfire conflagrations - Manteca Bulletin
County Receives over $10 Million from State for Homeless Housing - My News LA

September 22, 2020
California’s ‘homekey’ program to help St. Joseph build housing in Eureka - Times Standard
Sacramento homeless to be housed in motel under ‘Project Homekey’, but residents aren’t happy - ABC 10
City Will Appeal Decision That It Should Build 3,924 Housing Units by 2029 - WEHOville
City approves agreement with homeless coalition; postpones events into November - Tahoe Daily Tribune
Project HomeKey to Flip Milpitas Motel into Long-Term Housing - San Jose Inside

September 21, 2020
Mayor London Breed Announces Groundbreaking Of First 100% Affordable Housing Complex On Treasure Island - Patch

September 22, 2020
Ventura Housing Authority receives $1.2 million in state funding through Project Homekey - Ventura County Star
La Mesa, blindsided by county’s plan to use Holiday Inn to house homeless, to speak out today - San Diego Union-Tribune

September 21, 2020
State Gives San Diego $37.7M To Purchase 2 Hotels For Housing - Patch

September 20, 2020
County ready to put words into 'action,' address homelessness after Homekey award - Bakersfield Californian
Pleasanton's regional housing allocation may double in next cycle - Pleasanton Weekly

September 18, 2020
South Lake Tahoe awarded $10 million in state funds to fight homelessness - Tahoe Daily Tribune
Project Homekey award to provide housing for homeless in South Lake Tahoe - KCRA 3
King City awarded $3.5 million for sidewalk repairs - King City Rustler
Good night Good Nite Inn? Salinas hopes to create 101 transitional housing beds - The Californian

September 17, 2020
South Lake Tahoe among first to receive homeless housing funds - South Tahoe NOW
San Jose, Contra Costa County Receive Millions Toward Hotel Rooms for Homeless - KNBC 4 
Newsom Awards $76.5M To Convert Motels, Vacant Apartments Into Permanent Housing For Homeless - Cap Radio

September 16, 2020
Fairgrounds board disbands committee tasked with studying homeless housing options - Del Mar Times
Palmdale receives housing grant funding - Antelope Valley Press
Gov. Newsom announces nearly $15 million coming to Kern County through Homekey program - 23ABC Bakersfield
California Awards First Grants in $600 Million Plan to Shelter Homeless - Courthouse News Service
State wants Encinitas to revise affordable housing plan - The Coast News
Fairgrounds board disbands committee tasked with studying homeless housing options - Del Mar Times

September 15, 2020
Council Directs City to Prepare Appeal For State’s Housing Requirement Numbers - State's allocation for Pasadena described as ‘unrealistic and unattainable’ - Pasadena Now

September 14, 2020
Pleasanton council to review local housing obligations - Pleasanton Weekly

September 10, 2020
Carlsbad updates municipal code to align with state’s new ‘granny flat’ laws - Coast News
Why Bay Area neighborhoods are still racially segregated - Berkeley News

September 9, 2020
Southland Gets $23 Million To Fix Critical Housing Shortage - Patch

September 4, 2020
Pomona’s affordable housing plans are taking shape - Daily Bulletin

September 3, 2020
Homekey Program Seeks $28 Million In Funds For Stanton Motels - Patch
Southern California cities can soon object to giant increases in housing goals - Orange County Register
Here’s an important part of the solution for the state’s housing crisis - CalMatters

September 2, 2020
City of Eureka Looks to Convert Residential Motel into Homeless Housing, Pending Big State Grant Application - Lost Coast Outpost

August 31, 2020
How COVID-19 is Impacting Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness - KCET
Danville: Council to talk 'Plan Bay Area 2050' and the Bay Area housing crisis - Danville San Ramon

August 28, 2020
Residences For The Homeless Approved - San Francisco Gate 
Habitat for Humanity celebrates groundbreaking for new project - Voices of Monterey

August 26, 2020
County applies for $3 million to address Niland Wastewater Treatment Plant - The Desert Review
County to use federal funding to help with utility assistance - The Desert Review

August 22, 2020
Land annexation defeated in defiance of state order - Benito Link
High Desert's largest homeless shelter closer to fruition - Victorville Daily Press

August 21, 2020
Losing Our City! - Santa Monica Mirror

August 20, 2020
Grants boost Petaluma spending - Petaluma Argus Courier

August 17, 2020
Investigation: COVID rips through motel rooms of guest workers who pick nation’s produce - CalMatters
LDK Ventures, USA Properties Fund Break Ground on 345-Unit Multifamily Project at Sacramento’s Railyards - ReBusiness Online

August 15, 2020
Butte County looking at millions of dollars in projects - Chico Enterprise Record
State gives Hollister 30 days to void or suspend its growth management plan - Benito Link

August 14, 2020
West Covina receives new grant to rewrite zoning laws - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

August 12, 2020
Tulare to shelter all of its homeless by January - Sun Gazette
Buena Park Cements Rental Assistance Program to Bring Relief to Tenants During Pandemic - Voice of Orange County

August 10, 2020
Sacramento’s coming war on neighborhoods - Press Enterprise
Vacaville City Council to consider Project Homekey application - The Reporter

August 6, 2020
San Diego may have overcharged property owners thousands in granny flat permit fees - inewsource
Veterans Transition Center’s 71-unit housing project in Marina gets $7.3M - Monterey Herald
Brawley Council approves grant to help seniors with utility payments - Desert Review

August 5, 2020
Tehama County homeless shelter finds home - Corning Observer
There’s no stopping it’: Bay Area cities reluctantly approve housing in face of state laws
- San Francisco Chronicle
“All of Us Will Be Judged” | County Grapples with Housing Homeless During Pandemic - Ventura County Reporter
California Cities, Counties Target Homelessness with Newly Launched Project HomeKey - San Jose Inside
The Olson Company Partners With Cities to Develop Communities and Build Affordable Housing - Digital Journal

August 4, 2020
Sonoma County eyes Sebastopol Inn as potential homeless housing - Press Democrat

August 2, 2020
Around Town: Palo Alto firefighters return after nine days at the Hog Fire - Palo Alto Online

August 1, 2020
Politics Report: Mara Elliott, Plumber - Voice of San Diego

July 30, 2020
City Of Coronado Retains Law Firm To Challenge SANDAG’s Regional Housing Assessment - Coronado Eagle and Journal

July 29, 2020
State Senator Announces $433,775 in Funding for Young Adult Housing - Times of San Diego
Key Partnerships: Cities, counties, state target homelessness with Project Homekey - East Bay Express

July 28, 2020
State sends third warning to Simi Valley over 278-unit Tapo-Alamo apartment complex - Ventura County Star

July 26, 2020
Walters: State pressures locals on California housing crisis (opinion) - Mercury News

July 25, 2020
Local governments in California have $600 million to house the homeless - Mendocino Voice

July 24, 2020
Project Homekey Unlocks $600 Million in Homeless Housing - Santa Barbara Independent

July 23, 2020
Qualex still seen as best bet for homeless center - Manteca Bulletin
The resolve to build affordable housing redoubles after the pandemic lays bare the crisis - Montery County Weekly

July 22, 2020
State Launches Project Homekey Initiative, $600 Million Dollars in Funding Available to Local Governments - Action News Now

July 21, 2020
Bay Area needs to build lots of housing to meet state goals - and goals called too low - San Francisco Chronicle

July 20, 2020
State funding could bring about more affordable and transitional housing in Chico - Chico Enterprise Record

July 19, 2020
La Mesa will vie for grant to help local homeless individuals - San Diego Tribune

July 17, 2020
In Simi Valley, housing developments are on hold while city postpones public hearings - Ventura County Star

July 16, 2020
Encinitas might need more up-zoning after all - Coast News Group
Modesto woman hopeful California's new homeless program will help her, 5-year-old son - ABC News 10 Sacramento

July 15, 2020
City of Oakland Affordable Housing Development Projects Awarded $90 Million from State Climate Action Programs - City of Oakland
State selects team for affordable housing project on South Shore - Tahoe Daily Tribune

July 14, 2020
Team selected to build affordable housing project in South Lake Tahoe - South Tahoe Now

July 13, 2020
Three council members challenge Sacramento housing mandate - Palo Alto Online
New Bay Area housing goals in question - Daily Journal

July 9, 2020
California mobile home parks have lax oversight and few inspections, state audit warns - Los Angeles Times

July 8, 2020
BRIDGE JV to Bring $120M Affordable Project to California - Multi-Housing News

July 7, 2020
Status Check: Sacramento’s Lavender Courtyard - Comstocks Magazine

July 6, 2020
LandWatch withdraws Del Rey Oaks Housing Element suit - Monterey Herald

July 2, 2020
Housing sales, construction consistent, but inventory needed after pandemic - Chinco Enterprise Record
Modern-day segregation (Opinion) - Coastal View

July 1, 2020
State agency approves funding for Mutual Housing - Davis Enterprise

June 30, 2020
Gov. Newsom warns of more COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Fourth of July holiday weekend - Press Democrat
Sierra Pacific donates Reeds Avenue site for proposed homeless navigation center - Red Bluff Daily News
Bay Area and Palo Alto RHNA - Palo Alto Online
$22 million grant for Bruce Rd. expansion to trigger construction of 1,305 homes - KRCR News Chico

June 28, 2020
Register Your Mobilehome California Surpasses $2.5 Million in Savings for Homeowners - State Program Saves Homeowners an Average of $3,000 Through Fee and Tax Waivers - Sierra Sun Times

June 27, 2020
CA Housing Officials Plan Future Home Building, Advocates Say It's Not Enough - KCBS Radio
State funds $9.2 million for local veterans housing - San Diego Union-Tribune

June 25, 2020
Massive new home-building target set for Bay Area - Mercury News

June 24, 2020
City finds funding for homeless shelter - Sun Gazette
5th time’s the charm: Planning Commission sends ADU amendment to Los Altos council - Lost Altos Town Crier

June 23, 2020
COG to distribute over $300K in one-time funding - San Benito Link

June 22, 2020
Council to consider restarting Plaza negotiations - Santa Monica Daily Press
Funding Secured For At-Risk Veterans In Orange County - Patch

June 19, 2020
Bay Area cities must build nearly 450K homes, the state says - San Jose Spotlight
State Awards $18.9M for L.A. Area Affordable Housing Developments - Urbanize Los Angeles

June 16, 2020
Six Excess State Properties Identified for Low-income Housing - DGS Newswire

June 15, 2020
Veteran housing project in Cathedral City receives $5.5 million grant - KESQ Channel 3 News Coachella Valley

June 13, 2020
Novato allots $750K for homeless veterans housing - Marin Independent Journal

June 11, 2020
Truckee Town Council approves early loan repayment for Sierra Village apartments - Sierra Sun

June 9, 2020
Senator Patricia Bates announces state funding grants to help house at-risk youth - Orange County Breeze

June 8, 2020
$17m Biomass Utilisation Fund launched in California, US - Bioenergy Insight

June 7, 2020
Rejected Peninsula Housing Proposal Back Again - BisNow

June 3, 2020
PATH obtains Reeds Avenue property for homeless navigation center - Daily News

May 31, 2020
Governor Newsom Signs New Executive Order Extending Statewide Eviction Halt - California Globe
Grant will assist animals at homeless shelter - Times Standard

May 30, 2020
California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order on Actions in Response to COVID-19 - Includes Extending Authorization for Local Governments to Halt Evictions for Renters Impacted By the COVID-19 Pandemic - Sierra Sun Times
Gov. Newsom signs new executive order extending ability to halt evictions, actions related to DMV - Lake County News

May 29, 2020
Gov. Newsom Extends Some Executive Orders - Action News Now

May 28, 2020
Betty Chinn's Homeless Foundation Receives Grant to Care for Pets - North Coast Journal
Betty Kwan Chinn Homeless Foundation Awarded $200,000 Grant From California Department of Housing and Community Development - Lost Coast Outpost

May 27, 2020
Notice Of Intent In Sonoma County To Release Funds - Patch 

May 21, 2020
City Anticipates Extra CDBG Dollars For F Street Phase of Storm Drain Project; Seeks Funding For Business Assistance, Food Pantry, Rape Crisis Team - Wild Rivers Outpost

May 20, 2020
California Bill that Seeks $2 Billion per Year to Battle Homelessness Moves Forward - East County Today

May 19, 2020
Major San Bruno housing project is revived following city rejection - San Francisco Chronicle

May 14, 2020
Court Rulings Demonstrate SB 35’s Potential To Obtain Swift, Certain Approval Of Housing Developments - JD Supra

May 7, 2020
Newport Beach City Council Spends Over a Million to Chase State Housing Goals They Oppose - Voice of Orange County
State Senator Caballero introduces bill to help renters and property owners impacted by COVID-19 - BenitoLink

May 6, 2020
Mobile home park reopens in Paradise - Chico Enterprise Record

May 4, 2020
California State Senator Lena A. Gonzalez Unveils COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program - Sierra Sun Times

May 1, 2020
Cities Reframe Community Conversations About Housing - Western City
The big idea behind the ‘tiny house’ movement - Financial Times

April 27, 2020
Nevada City receives housing and community development grant - The Union

April 25, 2020
Supes approve grants, discuss housing - Lake County Record Bee
Accessory Dwelling Units Could Help Women Meet Housing Goals - RISMedia

April 21, 2020
Once Again City Looks to Extend Affordable Housing Ordinance – Davis Vanguard

April 20, 2020
Rent Voucher Program Legislation Introduced for COVID-19 Impacted Tenants – Connect California

April 16, 2020
Economic slowdown is a new factor in determining housing quotas – Palo Alto Daily Post
Voters saw a threat to their quality of life – Redlands Community News
City Council wants consistent RV living ordinance – Del Norte Triplicate

April 14, 2020
Federal recovery spending plan for Camp Fire pushed back – Chico Enterprise Record

April 11, 2020
Mobile home park has no gas – Antelope Valley Press

April 9, 2020
Affordable housing can cost $1 million per apartment in California. Coronavirus could make it worse – Los Angeles Times
Pismo moves forward with affordable senior housing project – New Times
City Council Weighs-in On RV Living Regulations – Wild Rivers Outpost

April 8, 2020
Hollister council in stalemate over property annexations – BenitoLink

April 7, 2020
Sonora City Council approves fines for businesses violating COVID-19 rules – The Union Democrat

April 6, 2020
Money From 2017 Law to Fund Affordable Housing Is Rolling in But Slow to Roll Out – Voice of San Diego

April 3, 2020
'It's a civic duty': Why Californians can and should turn their garages into homes – North Bay Business Journal

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

February 6, 2020
Regional Leaders Want to Use CA Fair Housing Law to Undo Segregation – San Francisco Public Press

February 5, 2020
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 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

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 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

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 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 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

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
$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 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
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
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
Los Altos council holds special meeting, braces for housing-related litigation – Los Altos Town Crier

September 10, 2019
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 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
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

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 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 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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

February 28, 2019

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

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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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 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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