Housing in Brief: What’s Next After California’s Housing Bill Died
California’s Housing Bill Is Dead. What Now?
SB50, a California bill that would have removed local control of some zoning decisions near transit corridors, drew controversy from many sides. But what to do next is unclear.
As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, “what’s left are more modest proposals” such as SB330, which would stop cities with high rents and low vacancies from restricting housing construction or downzoning residential regions.
AB1763, recently passed by the state Assembly, would remove density limits for developments that contain only affordable units, and give height bonuses near transit stops.
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