ab 2502

April 19, 2016

Inclusionary Housing Bill Approved by State Assembly Committee

On Wednesday, April 13, the Assembly Committee on Local Government approved AB 2502 (Mullin and Chiu), a.k.a., the “Palmer Fix” bill, that would clarify that local jurisdictions may require, as a condition of approval, inclusion of affordable units in a multiple unit rental development. The legislation now moves to the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development. At the committee hearing, Patrick Heisinger with the City of San Jose provided strong testimony describing how critical inclusionary or mixed-income ordinances are…
May 3, 2016

Action Needed: Ask Your Assemblymember to Support Inclusionary Housing Today!

Please call your Assemblymember today and ask her/him to vote "aye" when this critical affordable housing legislation is taken up on the floor.
May 31, 2016

State Budget and Legislative Update – May 31, 2016

The Budget Conference Committee, which begins meeting today, will take up the Assembly proposal to allocate $650 million to various housing programs in amounts still to be determined, as well as Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon’s “No Place Like Home” Initiative, that includes $2 billion in bonds for permanent supportive housing serviced by Prop. 63 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) revenues. Find the Conference Committee Agenda here (Housing is Issue 5 on pages 20-25)   The constitutional deadline for adoption…