State Law

PETITIONERS SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF

  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Mateo

Petitioner’s Reply Brief

  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Mateo

AB 352 (2017)

Passed in 2017, AB 352 (Section 17958.1) sets limitations on the types of restrictions that cities can put on efficiency units near public transit and UC and CSU campuses. “Efficiencies” encompasses a variety of unit types, but in most cases the term refers to SROs (Single Resident Occupancy). For its definition, AB 352 defers to […]

  • AB352

SB 35

Passed in 2017, SB 35 allows projects that meet certain affordability and design requirements to take advantage of a ministerial permitting process. The requirements to qualify are as follows: Affordability requirements: A project must have a percentage of units set aside as affordable to households making 80% or less of the Area Median Income For […]

  • SB35

750-756 1/2 North Edinburgh Avenue, Los Angeles

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • Los Angeles

800-808 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Carlos

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Carlos

820 Post St, San Francisco

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Francisco

Vallco Site, Cupertino

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Cupertino
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • SB35

Fairview at Northgate (Cook Property), Vallejo

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • Vallejo

HAA Workshop Materials

40 W. Santa Inez Staff Report 1310 Haskell St Staff Report GOV 65589.5 Order approving 1310 Haskell St HAA Workshop Presentation

  • Housing Accountability Act
  • Workshop Materials

Permit Streamlining Act

Read the text of the Permit Streamlining Act How the PSA should work (at least for small projects, larger projects have longer timelines): Application filed local agency has 30 days to determine if complete – if no determination -> *deemed complete* Initial environmental study Thirty days after an application for a private project is accepted […]

  • State Law

Relevant Court Cases and Legal Actions

Redwood City Residents for Responsible Development vs. Redwood City: Redwood City NIMBYs successfully coerced the City and Developer to reduce a proposed housing development project from an 8-story 91-unit development to a 6-story 68-unit development in downtown Redwood City. Read the staff report here.

  • Housing Accountability Act

Proof of Service

  • Housing Accountability Act

Order after hearing

  • Housing Accountability Act

Does the Housing Accountability Act apply?

Alright, you’re here to figure out if the Housing Accountability Act can be used to get more housing where you live. Here’s a quick guide to help you figure that out. You don’t have to nail all of this before reaching out to CaRLA about a possible case, but knowing what’s up can help you […]

  • Housing Accountability Act

State legislature report on SB 592

  • Housing Accountability Act

New Documents

PETITIONERS SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF

  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Mateo

RESPONDENTS’ SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF

  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Mateo

Petitioner’s Reply Brief

  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Mateo

750-756 1/2 North Edinburgh Avenue, Los Angeles

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • Los Angeles

800-808 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Carlos

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Carlos

820 Post St, San Francisco

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • San Francisco

Vallco Site, Cupertino

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Cupertino
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • SB35

Fairview at Northgate (Cook Property), Vallejo

  • CaRLA Letters
  • Housing Accountability Act
  • Vallejo