Gov. Jerry Brown wants to provide more low-cost housing through
an initiative that could unite liberals and conservatives,
Republicans and Democrats. As he outlined last month in his
updated budget proposal, the plan would reduce costs to
homeowners and renters by increasing the housing supply through
reductions in the state’s labyrinthine construction-permit
For years, Gov. Jerry Brown has resisted efforts to spend more
money to build affordable housing. As part of his revised budget
released Friday, Brown announced what he said was a better
solution: making it easier to build homes for low-income
residents. In a new package of legislation, Brown is proposing to
streamline the permitting process for developers building
A federal court jury on Thursday ordered the city of Carson to
pay $3.3 million in damages to a mobile home park owner for
violating his constitutional rights when it repeatedly rejected
proposed rent increases at his park.
California’s affordable housing stock is not keeping up with its
“It all boils down to this,” Thornberg said. “Taxes and
regulations are a problem for state businesses, but it’s not what
defines California. In the end, this California growth story is a
California is in the midst of a severe and growing housing
crisis, and the Legislative leadership in Sacramento appears to
not have the faintest understanding about the causes and possible
real solutions to the problem.
Sheila Dey, Executive Director of the Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association.April 3, 2016
WMA’s executive director, Sheila Dey writes, “Instead of
addressing the root cause, some policymakers are championing rent
control, despite the fact that it has never effectively preserved
or expanded affordable housing stocks.”
The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has
adopted Chapter 31B, Public Swimming Pools, of the California
Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2
[California Building Code, chapter 31B]) which provides standards
for the installation, renovation, alteration, addition,
relocation, and replacement of a public swimming pool or its
ancillary facilities, mechanical equipment, and related piping.
Specifically, HCD announced acceptance of the amendments into
Title 24 on June 1, 2022, in INFORMATION BULLETIN 2022-03.
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