CaRLA is Growing, California Can Too

This week, CaRLA and Sonja Trauss agreed to part ways. Sonja played a central role in co-founding and establishing CaRLA as the leading pro-housing legal advocate in California. Her hard work and dedication helped build CaRLA into what it is today. CaRLA remains...
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...