• SB 28 (Caballero) – Requires a cable franchise holder to meet specified milestones to deploy broadband service to rural, unserved, and underserved areas.
  • SB 238 (Melendez) – Adds "political affiliation" as a protected class for housing and employment under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
  • SB 234 (Wiener) – Creates the Transition Aged Youth Housing Program to create housing for youth under 26 who are experiencing homelessness.
  • SB 230 (Portantino) – Requires the SWRCB to establish, maintain, and direct an ongoing, dedicated program called the Constituents of Emerging Concern Program to assess recommend areas for further study on CECs in drinking water sources and treated drinking water.
  • SB 17 (Pan) – Establishes a state Office of Racial Equity, with duties to include establishing methodologies, a system of measurement, and data needs for assessing how state statutes, regulations, and practices contribute to, uphold, or exacerbate racial disparities; requires each state agency, including the Business, Consumer Affairs, and Housing Agency, to adopt and implement a Racial Equity Framework and Racial Equity Action Plan.
  • SB 15 (Portantino) – Provides grant to local governments if they rezone underutilized big box or commercial sites to allow lower- and moderate-income housing by right and a project gets built that also employed a skilled and trained workforce. featured
  • SB 12 (McGuire) – Reduces RHNA allocation based on amount of land in very high fire risk areas; requires safety element to develop building hardening strategies.
  • SB 10 (Wiener) – Allows local governments to rezone a parcel by right in infill or jobs-rich areas. featured
  • ACA 1 (Aguiar-Curry) – Lowers the voter threshold to 55% for local bonds to fund affordable housing and infrastructure. featured
  • ACA 1 (Aguiar-Curry) – Lowers the voter threshold to 55% for local bonds to fund affordable housing and infrastructure. featured
  • AB 989 (Gabriel) – Creates a state Housing Accountability Commission to provide an alternative to the courts for developers to bring claims that a city or county violated the Housing Accountability Act. featured
  • AB 978 (Quirk-Silva) – Extends AB 1492's limitations on rent increases to mobilehomes. featured
  • AB 977 (Gabriel) – Requires the reporting of health information to the state Homeless Management Information System by various grantees.
  • AB 968 (Frazier) – Spot bill on wildfire home hardening.
  • AB 965 (Levine) – Requires HCD and the Building Standards Commission to propose building standards for electric vehicle charging infrastructure at existing multifamily dwellings.
  • AB 950 (Ward) – Authorizes Caltrans to sell its excess property to cities and counties for affordable housing and exempts these transfers from CEQA. featured
  • AB 946 (Lee) – Eliminates the mortgage interest deduction on vacation properties.
  • AB 922 (Eduardo Garcia) – Expands the definition of “excess surplus” in redevelopment to include, for a housing successor agency that owns and operates affordable housing that transferred from the former redevelopment agency, an unencumbered amount in the housing successor’s Low and Moderate Income Housing Asset Fund that exceeds the greater of $1,000,000 or the aggregate amount deposited into the account during the housing successor’s preceding 8 fiscal years, whichever is greater.
  • AB 919 (Grayson) – Reduces the statute of limitations for construction defects from 10 to 5 years for projects that use a skilled and trained workforce.
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  • AB 904 (Grayson) –
  • AB 880 (Aguiar-Curry) – Creates the Affordable Disaster Housing Revolving Development and Acquisition Program to provide funding to CDFIs to fund affordable housing production, preservation, and rehabilitation in the wake of natural disasters. featured
  • AB 874 (Quirk-Silva) – Requires the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authorityto develop a PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) default mitigation program.
  • AB 861 (Bennett) – Prohibits park management from renting or subleasing a mobilhome if the park rules prohibit renting or subleasing. featured
  • AB 854 (Lee) – Requires a owner seeking to withdraw a building from the rental market to own the property for at least 5 years before doing so; prohibits an owner who has withdrawn a property under the Act from using the Act to withdraw a property the owner acquired in the 10-year period following the withdrawal. featured
  • AB 85 (Committee on Budget) – Amends the current year state budget (which ends June 30, 2021) to include provisions for $24M from the General Fund for the Housing the Harvest program to provide housing support to farmworkers that need to isolate due to COVID-19 exposure, and approximately $10M in assistance for UC, CSU, and community college homeless students.
  • AB 838 (Friedman) – Requires cities and counties to follow up on complaints from tenants about substandard buildings and potential lead hazards. client, featured
  • AB 834 (Choi) – Creates a tax credit for property owners renting to tenants receiving housing assistance.
  • AB 832 (Bloom) – Transfers all land use related plans and functions of the former City of Los Angeles redevelopment agency to the City of Los Angeles and makes related changes. featured
  • AB 816 (Chiu) – Requires the creation of a statewide plan for addressing homelessness and allows for legal action against jurisdictions who do not make progress towards meeting the plan’s goals.
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  • AB 795 (Patterson) – Adds additional requirements to HCD's annual reporting requirements and requires the department to do on-site visits for CalHome recipients.
  • AB 790 (Quirk-Silva) – Extends protections in the Consumer Legal Remedies Act to PACE transactions.
  • AB 79 (Ting) – Creates several technical budget items for HCD to implement the $1.5 billion in federal rental assistance funds the state anticipates receiving.
  • AB 787 (Gabriel) – Authorizes a city or county to meet all or part of its RHNA share for the applicable income category with units in an existing multifamily building that are converted to deed-restricted housing for very low, low-, or moderate-income households, by the acquisition of the unit or the imposition of affordability covenants and restrictions for the unit, if specified conditions are met.
  • AB 780 (Ting) – Authorizes a school district to render a city or county zoning ordinance inapplicable if the proposed use of property by the school district is to offer school district employee housing under specified conditions.
  • AB 774 (Voepel) – Requires the California Department of Aging to establish a task force to further assess providing legal services for seniors.
  • AB 747 (Mathis) – Appropriates $20M to the Tule River Indian Tribe-City of Porterville joint powers authority for a water treatment facility.
  • AB 742 (Calderon) – Extends tax return check box for contributions to the School Supplies for Homeless Children Fund through 2029.
  • AB 736 (Mathis) – Spot bill on SWRCB drinking water requirements.
  • AB 724 (Ward) – Requires state departments and agencies to create a streamlined process for certain local governments to get access to funds related to homelessness
  • AB 721 (Bloom) – Makes recorded covenants, conditions, restrictions, or limits on the use of land that restrict the number or size of the residences that may be built on a property, or that restrict the number of people may reside on the property, unenforceable against the owner of an affordable housing development. featured
  • AB 71 (Luz Rivas) – Creates the Bring California Home fund to provide resources to address homelessness, to be funded by taxing global low-taxed income; requires the Department of Health Care Services to seek federal approval for a Medi-Cal benefit to fund prescribed services, including housing navigation and housing acquisition support services, for beneficiaries experiencing homelessness; authorizes the department to use up to 20% of the county-continuum allocation from the Bring California Home Fund to pay for the state’s federal medical assistance percentage associated with this benefit. client, featured
  • AB 703 (Blanca Rubio) – Expands ability of local governments to hold teleconferenced meetings under the Brown Act.
  • AB 682 (Bloom) – Requires cities to allow cohousing projects in areas zoned for multifamily residential.
  • AB 68 (Salas) – Requires HCD to establish a housing appeals committee by which an applicant for a conditional use permit or other discretionary approval for a housing development project could appeal the decision of a city or county to either deny the application or approve the application with conditions in a manner rendering it infeasible.
  • AB 678 (Grayson) – Places various limits on residential development impact fees, including a cap of 12% of the area median home pricw.
  • AB 672 (Cristina Garcia) – Allows localities to rezone sites used as a golf course to also allow for residential and open space use with specified requirements, inclusing a set-aside of affordable houisng units; exempts the rezoning and related actions from CEQA.
  • AB 638 (Quirk-Silva) – Involuntary commitment spot bill.
  • AB 634 (Carrillo) – Provides the local governments may require affordability covenants of 55 years or more on rental density bonus units; allows covenants of greater than 55 years on projects subject to specified other laws.