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1,000 homes have been built but appellate court rules county cannot use leftover redevelopment funds for public amenities.
Does the Embarcadero Institute's push to lower the state's housing need from 2 million to 1 million really change anything?
Embarcadero Institute says RHNA numbers are too high and the state should focus on affordable housing. The truth is we need both: more housing and more affordable housing.
Already an epic-scale tragedy, California's wildfires--consuming a record 4 million acres this year--are effectively shrinking the amount of land available for housing and prompting planners to make tough choices between growth and safety.
In the 20 or so cities where growth and development was on the ballot, voters mostly sided with anti-development forces. San Diego and Monterey Park were the exceptions.
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Affordable housing, extension of vote requirements, several development projects all on ballots around the state
The population is going down for the first time ever. But California planning -- and its entire local government structure -- is based on the assumption of growth.
Based on the new judges' dissent, an important San Francisco property "takings" case may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court
Storage and housing facilities in urban areas are often seen is competing with one another. But Public Storage and Alta Housing joined forces to push seven-story project through in Mountain View.
Southern California and Bay Area MPOs must get more aggressive to meet RHNA goals and SB 375 goals.
Most involve incremental change, however, as major zoning reform bills all failed.
Terraces Of Lafayette, featuring in Golden Gates, moves forward at final SB 330 council meeting, but opponents have filed a new CEQA lawsuit.
Among other things, the neighbors didn't seek to stop construction until the project was almost built.
Housing experts say small projects will cost less and be easier to build than large multifamily projects weighted down by affordable housing and union labor requirements.
State won't reimburse city $20 million for public infrastructure projects.
City says it fears losing $7 million bond if appeal fails. Permit for 5-story project should be approved this week.
SB 1120, the duplex bill, almost passed but ran out of time. None of the five bills proposed last spring by Senate leader Toni Atkins made it to the governor.
Former mall site and rocket plant likely to be redeveloped as part of implementing Warner Center Specific Plan
Planning Director: City of Mt. Shasta
Community Development Director: City of Oxnard
Planning Director: Town of Woodside
Community Development Director: City of Hermosa Beach
Community & Economic Development Director: City of San Bruno
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