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February 7, 2018
California's Housing Package and everything you need to know (ABC Channel 10)

February 5, 2018
Nearly All California Cities Failed to Hit Housing Goals (DS News)

February 5, 2018
Making way for granny flats (Manteca Bulletin)

February 5, 2018
Editorial | Nearly 400 reasons why momentum to address California housing crisis is building (San Diego Union Tribune)

February 2, 2018
Hundreds of California cities and counties will have to make it easier to permit housing, state says (Los Angeles Times)

February 2, 2018
98% of California jurisdictions fail to approve adequate housing, state report finds (Daily Breeze)

January 31, 2018
HUD to consider eliminating manufactured housing regulations (Housing Wire)

January 23, 2018
California needs another "Year of Housing" solutions (California Economy)

January 19, 2018
Santa Cruz Awarded $3.3M In Grants To Help Homeless Residents (Santa Cruz Patch)

January 16, 2018
Mayor Faulconer, Councilmembers Sherman & Zapf Open County’s Largest Skate Park

January 16, 2018
Why tiny ADUs may be a big answer to the urban housing crisis (Curbed)

January 16, 2018
New Bay Area housing trend: Living in the backyard (San Jose Mercury News)

January 10, 2018
26th Assembly District awarded $1.4M for homelessness prevention (Foothills Sun Gazette)

January 5, 2018
Renovations at Lompoc's Thompson Park nearing completion (KSBY News 6)


December 25, 2017
Backyard homes? Yes, in my backyard (East Bay Times)

December 21, 2017
California Today: State’s Homeless Population Drives National Increase (New York Times)

December 19, 2017
Tuolumne County leaders prefer separate, smaller resilience centers (Union Democrat)

December 19, 2017
Woodland working on making housing more affordable (Daily Democrat)

December 14, 2017
One step toward a polarizing view of Long Beach’s future (Long Beach Signal Tribune)

December 14, 2017
Hollister mulls residential growth plan (San Benito)

December 7, 2017
County to utilize grant funds for code enforcement program (Siskiyou Daily)

December 6, 2017
GOP tax plan ‘devastating’ for California housing crisis, assemblyman Chiu says (Mercury News)

December 6, 2017
City to provide $505K for Joy Park (Atascadero News)

December 4, 2017
Affirmed Begins Work on San Diego Veterans Community (Multihousing News)

December 1, 2017
The Great American Single-Family Home Problem (New York Times)

December 1, 2017
Grant funds sought for fire station upgrades (Soledad Bee)

November 18, 2017
Lakeport City Council gets report on work to secure funding for winter storm repairs (Lake County News)

November 16, 2017
Grant could fund indoor pool, turf soccer field at Grass Valley’s Memorial Park (The Union)

November 16, 2017
Oxnard City Council Approves $2 Million in Park Improvements (Oxnard Citizens Journal)

November 9, 2017
County mobilehome owners encouraged to apply for tax, fee waiver program (Porterville Recorder)

November 9, 2017
County mobilehome owners encouraged to apply for tax, fee waiver program (Porterville Recorder)

November 6, 2017
Eureka Has $1 Million to Loan to Low-Income Folks Looking to Buy a House (or Fix One Up) (Lost Coast Outpost)

October 25, 2017
Mountain View City Council seeks to provide home ownership units through new housing project (Peninsula Press)

October 21, 2017
‘Granny flats’ are back in style across California (Daily Democrat)

October 18, 2017
Berkeley Receives $3.2 Million For Housing, Homeless (Berkeley Patch)

October 12, 2017
Affordable housing build begins in Lindsay (Porterville Recorder)

October 6, 2017
CalARVC Hosts Near 70 Owners At Annual Fall Day (Woodall’s Campground Management)

October 6, 2017
‘I come from streets […] from nothingness’ (Signal Tribune)

October 4, 2017
Fountain Valley to begin loan talks to help developer with affordable housing project (Los Angeles Times)

October 3, 2017
Killefer Flammang Architects Completes $12M Conversion of Historic Church to Affordable Seniors Housing (ReBusiness Online)

September 29, 2017
Lake County marks a milestone in Valley fire recovery (Press Democrat)

September 28, 2017
Mayor Lee moves to speed new home construction (SF Bay)

September 27, 2017
Fee and Tax Relief Offered to Mobilehome/Manufactured Home Owners Who Have Never Obtained Title and Registration (Business Wire)

September 27, 2017
Here’s why California’s historic housing legislation won’t bring down costs anytime soon (Sacramento Bee)

September 20, 2017
Brandywine Homes breaks ground on a 45-home project in La Puente (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

September 12, 2017
Nevada County Supervisors vote to ease restrictions on building second units (The Union)

September 9, 2017
Granny flats are on the upswing — and they’re not just for grannies anymore (Pasadena Star News)

August 29, 2017
Changes to key housing bill will give local governments in California more control over the money (Los Angeles Times)

August 29, 2017
Democratic leaders, Jerry Brown agree on package to spur housing (Sacramento Bee)

August 28, 2017
Housing deal reached by Gov. Brown, legislative Democrats, including $4 billion bond (Southern CA Public Radio – 89.3 KPCC )

August 25, 2017
Housing construction is booming in SoCal's Inland Empire (Southern CA Pubic Radio 89.3 KPCC)

August 22, 2017
Affordable Housing Groundbreaking In SF (San Francisco Patch)

August 16, 2017
Santa Barbara Inundated With Granny Unit Applications as City Develops Local Regulations (Noozhawk)

July 25, 2017
Housing for Veterans Opens in Northern California (Housing Finance)

July 19, 2017
New funding for First-Time Homebuyers program (KRCR Channel 7 News Redding)

July 19, 2017
It’s time to add "teeth" to California's housing element law (California Economic Summit)

July 6, 2017
Changes to Nevada County land use code could make second units easier to build (The Union)

July 5, 2017
County gets $800,000 grant for parks in North Shore, Oasis and Thermal (The Desert Sun)

July 5, 2017
T.O.’s Many Mansions gets $5M grant to build veterans housing (Thousand Oaks Acorn)

June 29, 2017
California lawmakers have tried for 50 years to fix the state's housing crisis. Here's why they've failed (Los Angeles Times)

June 20, 2017
Google plans transit-oriented San Jose, CA campus (Construction Dive)

June 13, 2017
California Awards $62 Million to Fund Veteran Housing (NBC San Diego)

June 12, 2017
Groundbreaking Held For Silicon Valley Affordable Housing Community (Mountain View Patch)

June 2, 2017
What would it take to make San Bernardino County housing affordable? (Press Enterprise)

June 2, 2017
CA leads most active housing markets in May (Construction Dive)

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