Feb. 23, 2021 Maria and Jeff Kalban with United Neighbors presented in a teleconference with Livable California on Saturday Feb 20, 2021. United Neighbors is a coalition of neighborhood residential groups. Their common goal is to protect single-family neighborhoods while supporting affordable and equitable housing for all. They believe the rights of all residents
Feb. 7, 2021 Vancouver's high-profile professor, planner and author, Patrick Condon, told more than 160 California community leaders at the Livable California Teleconference on Feb. 6, 2021 that "upzoning" of neighborhoods drives up housing costs and cannot create affordable housing. Many participants asked us to make his powerful presentation and his new book, Sick
SB 1120 is rushing toward the Assembly floor, possibly Tuesday. It crushes single-family streets in desirable areas, and directly attacks homeownership by ending single-family zoning everywhere. TODAY, RIGHT NOW, contact your Assemblymember, found HERE, AND call your city councilmember and press her or him to ALSO tell the Assemblymember to OPPOSE SB 1120. Legislators promised
To get your letter opposing a bad bill read by the most powerful committee, you must use the State Portal, a Byzantine, bizarre barrier to reaching key legislators. So LEARN IT here. Using The Portal is crucial.
The biased Los Angeles Times won't explain, but we will: $1.5B annually was taken from cities who used it to build low-income and moderate-income housing. Our affordability crisis is explained in this highly readable study of the biggest thing, by far, that's gone wrong.
SB 50 is Hiding In 9 bad bills: SB 1120, SB 902, SB 1085, SB 995 AND AB 725, AB 1279, AB 2345, AB 3040, AB 3107
Editor's Note - This News was Published in June - Bills Have Changed - This Article is now Obsolete.For the latest Bill Information See our ACT page HERESacramento is trying to revive the hated SB 50 via 9 Bad Bills. Without your intervention, by contacting your own senator and your own assemblymember, many of the
Sen. Anthony Portantino's SB 1299 would help cities create housing by reusing idled big box stores and other stores harmed by e-commerce, and hit a second time by COVID. The bill would reward cities who gave up cherished commercial lands for housing. SB 1299 is rare in Sacramento, where many legislators instead
Attorney Robert Silverstein Video: Californians Face Disastrous Density in SB 1120, SB 902, SB 1085 & AB 725
He's great in court, and great on absurd housing bills that will drive up cost, harm the poor, and destroy thriving communities. Sound like a plan? Robert Silverstein weighs in with vivid criticisms.