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Scott Wiener’s SB 902, an Attack on Democratic Voting Rights

It sounds far-fetched, but SB 902 is "greased" for approval in California state Senate committees. Yet it contains a major anti-democracy clause that went unnoticed due to its original convoluted wording: It empowers cities and counties to UNDO voter-enacted citizen initiatives that restrict land use — to make way for 10-unit luxury apartments. This bill

Livable California’s 2020 Principles for Housing Legislation

If the rumors are true in these last days of February — rumors swirling through Sacramento and among leaders in many cities — that the divisive, accusatory and arrogant state Sen. Scott Wiener has lost his pull with state legislators, we are proud to put forth positive ideas that create a framework for housing bills

Curbed SF is Wrong About Livable California

Last week, Livable California was startled to receive a link from an ally in L.A., to a 3,400-word long-form article published by Curbed SF about Livable California — for which Curbed did not conduct a single interview of a Livable California board member, volunteer or close ally. Curbed SF is openly pro-developer, but this article

Statewide Upzoning is a FAIL in California. Here’s Why!

A game-changing study has found that California's urban areas are fast-approving too much luxury housing, under rules set by the legislature, and most urban areas will hit or far surpass the state's overall housing targets for 2025. Yet this month, and again this summer, we expect state Sen. Scott Wiener to try to upzone California's