California Paves Way for More ADUs

By: JD Supra October 16, 2019 — As part of its response to California’s housing crisis, the Legislature passed a handful of new laws that further limit local regulation of accessory dwelling units, or ADUs….


SB 330 Limits Local Laws Over Housing Developments

As part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pledge to create 3.5 million new housing units by 2025, he signed Senate Bill 330 on Oct. 9. The new law makes numerous changes to the Permit Streamlining Act and the…







New Research: Unsheltered Homelessness is a Health Crisis

By: Joy Moses October 17, 2019 — Unsheltered individuals manage profound health challenges that broadly define them as a social group. This is the basic conclusion of a recent California Policy Lab (CPL) brief—Health Conditions…









Adequate Housing Is a Human Right

By: Emily Bergeron October 2, 2019 — In the early seventeenth century, Thomas Benton built a pigsty. It was so close to his neighbor’s house that the odor of the swine made the home unbearable,…