A statement from Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic legislative leaders and the bill’s author says they’ve “come to an agreement on a series of amendments” that would “create strong renter protections.”
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Some High-Rent California Cities Aren't Building Enough Apartments, And Zoning Is Part Of The Problem
August 27, 2019 | Chris Nichols
Nine of the state’s 12 cities with the highest rents failed to build a single apartment over a four-year period, according to a recent Brookings Institution report.
Sacramento Sues 7 People For ‘Public Nuisance,’ Homeless Rights Advocates Call Lawsuit A ‘Dangerous’ New Tactic
August 16, 2019 | Chris Nichols
The city of Sacramento is suing seven homeless people, asking a court to ban them from a business district over their past history of drug use and other crimes.
June 10, 2019
CALmatters Data and Housing Reporter Matt Levin looks at how renters fared in the current legislative session: what bills were discussed, which ones died and what survived.
June 7, 2019
By a significant margin, a majority of Californians want the state Legislature to force local governments to build more housing. They're in for a disappointment.
May 22, 2019 | Bob Moffitt
The county’s affordable housing shortage has increased, according to a new study by the California Housing Partnership. Advocates are pushing for more money from local governments.
February 25, 2019 | Chris Nichols
During his run for governor, Gavin Newsom said California needed state leadership "laser-focused" on its homeless crisis. PolitiFact California is tracking now-Gov. Newsom's progress, or lack thereof, on this and other promises.
If California Pursues A Cap On Rent Increases, How Many Tenants Will It Help? No One Really Knows Yet
February 24, 2019
Less than four months after an initiative to allow cities to expand rent control failed at the ballot box, no new legislation from lawmakers or specific proposals from the Newsom administration have been introduced to cap how much rents can rise.
January 30, 2019
The fact that traditionally GOP-held Huntington Beach has new Democratic legislators might enable a deal to end the state's lawsuit over its housing plan.
December 6, 2018 | Randol White
A bill designed to increase housing near transit stops in California died quickly last spring. Now, it's back in the fall with a new name and more support.