We have recently made some progress on our Housing Element document that needs to be certified by the State. As you know, the document failed to gain approval 4 times, but obtaining this approval ASAP is imperative, since the fact that it is … Continued
We found the following on the Saratoga town site and feel it does an excellent job of explaining the Builders Remedy. Q: What is the Builder’s Remedy? A: The Builder’s Remedy is a legal tool that may allow … Continued
I’d like to give you an update on the critical Housing Development situation in Los Gatos, and let you know about an opportunity for you to have an impact. Because Los Gatos still has not had its Housing Element document approved by the State (after … Continued
A Brief Summary of this article made by LGCA:
California’s denser housing ‘solutions’ are failing badly.
The number of homeless people has increased even as more dense housing has been built.
The number of Californians who are housed but unable to buy homes far exceeds the unhoused populace.
Median home prices have continued to rise.
California needs to find new ways to address its housing shortage and homelessness problem.
Establishing Vested Rights Through SB 330’s Preliminary Application: Understanding the Key Differences Between “Deemed Complete” and “Determined to be Complete” in the “Housing Crisis Act of 2019” By Bryan W. Wenter, AICP on January 15, 2020 Senate Bill 330, referred … Continued
SB 35 Fact Sheet
July 2, 2021 Mr. Dave Vautin Via Email Assistant Director, Major Plans Bay Area Metro 375 Beale Street San Francisco, CA 94105 July 2, 2021 Mr. Dave Vautin Via Email Assistant Director, Major Plans Bay Area … Continued
Connected communities are places with affordable housing options, pedestrian-friendly street designs, public spaces, and transportation options to access major employment centers, key goods and services, and amenities. Small and mid-sized cities with populations at or below 250,000 face distinct … Continued
“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because and only when, they are created by everybody” – Jane Jacobs The General Plan is more than a legal underpinning for land use decisions; it reflects the community’s … Continued
From the San Jose Mercury News 3-12-18 Louis Hansen PUBLISHED: March 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | UPDATED: March 12, 2018 at 9:36 am Categories:Business, California News, Economy, Latest Headlines, News, Real Estate Los Gatos has planned for homes and commercial development on the site of the last orchard … Continued