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February 2, 2024
Sacramento, CA —  

The Orange County Superior Court today ruled in favor of the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), finding that the City of Anaheim violated multiple state housing laws when it denied a well-established local nonprofit…

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January 18, 2024
Sacramento, CA —  

California Governor Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Rob Bonta, California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Director Gustavo Velasquez, and the City of Fullerton today announced an agreement requiring the city to reach…

graphic of legal scales and HCD logo
December 12, 2023
Oakland, CA —  

Governor Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Bonta, and the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) today announced filing a request to intervene and a proposed writ of mandate in Cal. Housing Defense Fund v. City of La Cañada…

Graphic of HCD logo and justice scales with text accountability.
November 30, 2023

In October 2023, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released a first-of-its kind report, the San Francisco Housing…

Report cover of San Fracisco Housing Policy and Practice Review. Image of San Francisco.
October 25, 2023
Sacramento, CA —  

Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the release of the San Francisco Housing Policy and Practice Review, a comprehensive analysis of the patterns that created decades of costly building…