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
Robert Silverstein Video on SB 1085: A Housing Bill Richly Rewards Developers & Hurts Working People
Judges keep siding with Los Angeles attorney Robert Silverstein as he fights to save low-income Hollywood from skyscrapers. So naturally, he is appalled by SB 1085, a bill that must have been written by developers.
Robert Silverstein Video on SB 902: Wiener Bill Lets Cities Ignore Voters to Put 10-unit Luxury Apartments Next to You
Nobody knows why Scott Wiener is obsessed with 10-unit luxury apartment buildings allowed to override zoning and city planning, in virtually any residential area. He plans to reintroduce his "ten-unit luxury apartment buildings almost anywhere," which was at the heart of the hated SB 50 and this year's outrageous SB 902, unnoticed by
Robert Silverstein Video on SB 1120: A Radical Bill to Densify All Single-Family Streets, Harming 8M Homeowners
Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins is going the wrong direction, with her dream to jam four pricey market-rate units where one house is now. Stripping California of yards, garages, setbacks and home ownership is a disastrous recipe only a huge corporate rental investor like Irvine Company could love.