Updates from the State…

On January 24, Field Representative for Senator McGuire Thomas Witzel met with local government officials, including community development directors, local mayors and more, to talk about the housing market. In addition to discussing the history of California’s...

SB2 Funding to help with Housing Plans and More

Jurisdictions can now get funding assistance to help update general and community plans, address barriers to development and more. Grants of $25,000 and more are available to local governments, but those entities are encouraged to collaborate with other “other forms...

Strategy for Building 1M Homes…

The annual California Economic Summit was held last November. The Summit, a statewide gathering of public- and private-sector groups, focuses on advancing the progress made in workforce preparation, housing and community development.  It produced a new 2019 Roadmap to...

The Value of Housing- Debated?

Is housing an economic asset that improves a community’s ability to produce goods and services?  Is it a social asset because it supports people in being useful members of society?  Should it just be left to market forces to sort out? Housing impacts all aspects of...