CaRLA News

CaRLA Grows with Greg Magofña and Luis Villa

CaRLA is excited to announce that, much like California, our team is growing with the addition of Greg Magofña and Luis Villa. Greg Magofña, Director of Development and Outreach Greg Magofña joins us as our new Director of Development and Outreach to bring his wealth...

Sue the Suburban Lifestyle Dream

The soon-to-be-former President, in his failed attempt to appeal to voters this election, unsurprisingly decided to take a stand against fair housing. In an effort to “save the suburban lifestyle dream,” Trump repealed Obama era regulations designed to give teeth to...

Los Altos concedes defeat. Housing won.

Today, we’re pleased to announce that Los Altos has conceded defeat in our lawsuit against them for an unlawful denial of affordable housing under Senate Bill 35’s streamlined approval provisions. The city tried announcing this late Saturday night in the middle of the...

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CaRLA in the News

Project Verandas decision looms for City Council
Easy Reader & Peninsula Magazine, Sept 1, 2022

Golden Skate closing at end of month to make way for new townhomes
DanvilleSanRamon.com, Jul 14, 2022

With more enforcement power than ever, state relies on activists to enforce duplex law
CalMatters, Apr 22, 2022

Duplex housing law met with fierce resistance by California cities
CalMatters, Apr 11, 2022

California’s Attorney General Says Pasadena Is Violating State Housing Law
LAist, Mar 17, 2002

How some Bay Area cities are working to undermine state’s new SB 9 housing law
San Francisco Business Times, Mar 14, 2022

Why cities in San Mateo County are planning for new levels of growth
San Mateo Daily Journal, Feb 22, 2022

San Carlos Senate Bill 9 ordinance challenged
The Daily Journal, Feb 8, 2022

Condo plans return before San Mateo City Council after costly lawsuit
San Mateo Daily Journal, Feb 7, 2022

As new Bay Area SB9 housing applications grow, so does rift between suburbs, developers
Mercury News, Feb 6, 2022

Berkeley City Council allegedly violates state ADU law
Daily Californian, Feb 3, 2022

San Mateo won’t appeal housing ruling
San Mateo Daily Journal, Oct 14, 2021

This San Mateo legal ruling has big implications for California’s housing crisis
Mercury News, Sept 14, 2021

San Mateo loses ruling on housing
San Mateo Daily Journal, Sept 14, 2021

Will Legislature confront California housing crisis?
CalMatters, Aug 22, 20121

A simple home renovation, a slur and a federal case in Los Altos
Mercury News, Jan 17, 2021

Los Altos: Five-story downtown development officially moves forward after year-long legal battle
Mercury News, Sep 10, 2020

Bay Area City Delays OK for Apartment Project That Sparked a Housing War
Courthouse News Service, Aug 11, 2020

Lafayette Again Delays Decision to Approve Controversial ‘YIMBY’ Housing, After a Decade-Long Process
KQED, Aug 10, 2020

The apartment proposal that sparked Lafayette’s housing war is back. Can it win approval?
San Francisco Chronicle, Aug 5, 2020

Housing fight rages on in Los Altos, as city appeals YIMBY legal victory
Mercury News, July 8, 2020