California Democrats unveiled on Monday a package of eight proposals that attempt to spur construction of new homes by slashing some of the fees that local governments charge for building permits.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In their latest bid to combat California’s affordable housing crisis, state lawmakers on Monday announced a package of bills to limit development fees that can add tens of thousands of dollars to the price of a new home.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblymembers Tim Grayson (D-Concord), David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), and Jesse Gabriel (D-San Fernando Valley) announced a package of bills today to spur housing production and ensure that local fees on development align with California’s statewide housing goals.
Law will protect renters from large rent increases and unfair evictions in historic expansion of tenant protections
The residential “impact fees” that local governments charge developers are one reason it’s so expensive to build a home in California. They’re not only costly, they’re also unpredictable, lack transparency and can threaten a project’s viability, according to a new state-commissioned study by UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Concord will be among five sites studied for a possible new campus in the California State University System, Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson and Senator Steve Glazer announced Monday.
(SACRAMENTO) – Today Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) presented a resolution honoring Choice in Aging, an organization that provides comprehensive supports and services for our aging population, as the 14th Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year during a ceremony at the State Capitol.