“Our state is in a housing crisis and local governments must do their part to allow for affordable housing options for all members of our communities, regardless of their income level,” said Attorney General Rob Bonta.
Is another housing fight brewing in Orange County?
More fallout from September's conference.
As California locales rush to comply with state housing mandates, one wealthy town appears to be getting a pass.
A bill introduced last week by Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D – San Fernando Valley) would make Homelessness Housing, Assistance, and Prevention (HHAP) funds contingent on what the author calls “tangible results.”
Over the past five years, there has been an 82% increase in the number of renters who earn $150,000 or more. The number of households with incomes over $1 million has tripled over the same time period.
Housing advocates have filed a rash of lawsuits against Santa Clara County and several Bay Area cities for allegedly failing to do their part to encourage new housing.
The U.S. Justice Department announced a landmark settlement with the City of Hesperia and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday over a “crime-free housing ordinance” that allegedly discriminated against Black and Latino renters.
Like many California communities, Chico needs to build more housing to accommodate its growing population. But there’s a problem: much of the area is a tinderbox.
San Francisco is still at risk.