More fallout from September's conference.
A new UC Berkeley report shows SB 9 has failed to spur multi-family housing construction across the state. Frustrated with the slow pace of building, housing advocates could pursue additional legislation that wrestles more local control away from cities.
Those cities deemed to be violating the law will receive letters with a request to resolve the issue within 30 days. If a jurisdiction fails to resolve the matter after a second warning, the state attorney general’s office would step in.
They’re trying to put the fear of God into local governments.
The state is ramping up legal threats and punitive actions against local governments.
Two days after his titanic victory in the September 14 recall election, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed historic legislation that essentially eliminates single-family zoning across the state of California.