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Changes to key housing bill will give local governments in California more control over the money

Los Angeles Times Cities and counties will have more control over money designed to help the state combat its housing affordability crisis under amendments to key legislation unveiled Tuesday.

Industry Insight – August

This month’s edition of Industry Insight includes:
-A Note from our Executive Director Ray Pearl
-In Case You Missed it
-A Federal Policy Update from David Gasson
-BrinCAHome
-Affordable Housing in the News
-Spotlight on New Development

California Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Affordable Housing Bond

Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders in the Senate and Assembly have reached a deal on a $4 billion bond measure to fund affordable housing in the state. The measure addresses one cause of California’s affordable housing crisis: a lack of state funding to construct homes for low-income residents.

State Senate bills aim to make homes more affordable, but they won’t spur nearly enough construction

Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders promised in a joint statement to pass a package of bills that “will help ensure Californians won’t have to pay an arm and a leg to have a roof over their head.” But the measures now contemplated to alleviate the state’s affordability crisis will not make much of a dent in California’s housing […]

Poll Reveals Strong Support for Large Affordable Housing Bond

Treasurer Chiang & affordable housing advocates release polling results, call on Governor Brown and Legislative leaders to ‘Think Big’ as they work on housing package. Amid Californian’s mounting concern over rising homelessness and out-of-reach rents, California State Treasurer John Chiang and a coalition of affordable housing advocates, including the California Housing Consortium, today released the […]

Industry Insight – July

This month’s edition of Industry Insight includes:
-A note from our Executive Director Ray Pearl
-In Case You Missed it
-A Federal Policy Update from David Gasson
-Affordable Housing in the News
-Spotlight on New Development