How to Make Your Home a Triplex

How to Make Your Home a Triplex

Do you own a single family home in California, but wish you could do more than just advocacy to help the housing shortage? Congratulations! You can soon turn your one home into three thanks to this year’s state legislation on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). Nearly...

We have shirts!

Long before CaRLA was on the scene, there was the Bay Area Renters’ Federation. And then BARF got a shirt! And then they stopped printing them. And then CaRLA started printing them! And now, you can acquire one! They are locally sourced from Alliance Graphics, a...

SB 35 is working!

Los Altos is a wealthy suburban enclave in the Northwestern part of Santa Clara county. It has a population of just under 30,000 people and is comprised primarily of low-rise single family neighborhoods. A small portion of the city, Downton Los Altos, is zoned for...

SB 50: What cities are covered now?

Every city, at least somewhat. Recent amendments to SB 50 have put cities into 3 different categories: 1) Cities with population less than 50,000 in counties with population less than 600,000. 2) Cities with population more than 50,000 in counties with population less...

Read Our Annual Report for 2018

2018 was a big year for housing! Read our Annual Report to learn where CaRLA fit in: what we did, where we’re going, and why we’re recognized as the statewide expert on the Housing Accountability Act.