Housing Crisis: Newsom Signs Measures To Allow For More Duplexes, Apartments Near TransitTwo days after surviving the recall effort against him, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills aimed at addressing the housing shortage and affordability crisis, one of the state's most pressing issues.
Housing Crisis: California Lawmakers Advance Zoning Bills To Promote Homebuilding Amid ShortageSpurred by an affordable housing shortage, spiking home prices and intractable homelessness, California lawmakers on Thursday advanced the second of two measures designed to cut through local zoning ordinances.
San Francisco Supe Calls For Allowing 4-Unit Apartments In Corner Lots To Alleviate Housing CrunchSan Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday proposed legislation that would allow for small apartment complexes with up to four units to be built in areas of the city currently reserved for single-family homes.
Berkeley City Council Unanimously Approves Elimination of Single Family ZoningThe Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to start removing single-family zoning from the city and update the city’s general plan.