Our 2020 Principles for Housing Legislation


    Livable California announces its framework for positive housing bills in 2020 to propose to our legislators, based on the following principles that respect people everywhere in California: State legislation that focuses on increasing the production and supply of truly affordable housing. State legislation that provides significant state funding to cities and counties for

In 2019 We Opposed SB 50, SB 330, SB 592, AB 68 & AB 1487


In 2020, all California cities face an existential battle to save their livability, affordability and environment from state Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, and his dozen or so hardcore followers in the legislature, who embrace Wiener’s failed theory that building dense luxury housing will “trickle down” to the rest of us. The worst of

Stop Scott Wiener’s SB 50


SB 50 is Roaring Back Very Soon! State Sen. Scott Wiener’s radical plan to kill single-family zoning statewide, destroying our neighborhoods to erect luxury buildings, is roaring back soon! This week, tell your own state legislator to OPPOSE Wiener. Send an Oppose SB 50 email to your legislator by clicking here. Search

3.5 Million Housing Shortage Lie


Embarcadero Institute Unravels the 3.5 Million Housing Shortage Lie that has Panicked Sacramento and Fuels the Trickle-down Lobby. The Legislature wants 3.5 million housing units built by 2025, an impossible goal based on bad data from developer consultant McKinsey & Company, which used New York’s housing per capita as the goal for

Gov. Newsom Signed SB 330, a Tragedy for California


SB 330 Was Signed by Gov. Newsom, a Terrible Loss for Communities! Luxury Housing Bill SB 330, signed by Gov. Newsom, kills hundreds of public hearings statewide, silencing vulnerable and active communities, by slashing all city-sanctioned hearings to just five; SB 330 punishes communities for seeking new parks, by banning nearly 450

Michael Storper Slams SB 50!


Watch as the globally brilliant and award-winning Michael Storper (London School of Economics/UCLA researcher) explodes the Millennials' Suffering Myth, and then utterly dismantles state Sen. Scott Wiener's SB 50 trickle-down luxury housing fiasco.

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