california legislature

March 10, 2021

NPH Weighs in on Governor’s State of the State

Last night, Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his State of the State address, highlighting the state’s recent progress in addressing the ongoing needs of state residents as we continue to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic.  As we reflect on the Governor’s address, a key takeaway for NPH is that housing is one of the most critical tools to protect our communities from COVID-19 and is the foundation out of which our region and state can grow and succeed.  As California continues…
August 30, 2022

San Francisco Chronicle: California lawmakers just voted to make it easier to add housing. Will Bay Area cities build?

In a major win for California housing development advocates, state lawmakers signed off Monday on a series of reforms that supporters say could clear the way to build hundreds of thousands of of new homes statewide by significantly easing permitting requirements.