C.A.R. Legislative Update

The Governor had until Sunday, October 10, to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature. C.A.R. had a very successful legislative year, with many sponsored and key supported bills being signed by the Governor. Listed below are all the sponsored bills that were...

Legislative Update

On Thursday, September 16, Governor Newsom signed a number of C.A.R.-supported housing bills, including SB 9 (Atkins), SB 10 (Wiener), and AB 1174 (Grayson), which will help tackle the state’s housing supply crisis. SB 9 will allow for homes that meet the specific...

Legislative Update

Last week C.A.R. sponsored bill AB 491 (Ward), which would eliminate discrimination in mixed-income multifamily housing, passed out of the Legislature and is now on the Governor’s Desk awaiting Governor Newsom’s signature. We are also pleased to announce that...

Legislative Update

The Legislature has returned from Summer Recess. They will have until August 27 to hear bills in the Appropriations Committees and until September 10 to pass any bills out of the Legislature. Today the Senate Appropriations Committees met to determine which bills to...

Hot Issue: Covid-19 Cases Are on the Rise

Cases are surging across California one month after the state lifted most pandemic restrictions. California’s positivity rate jumped from 0.08 percent to 3 percent, and new cases increased 90 percent from July 9 to July 16.  In response to the surge, more...

Legislative Update

The Legislature began Summer Recess on Thursday, July 15th and resumes on Monday, August 16th. Below is an update on various C.A.R. priority bills. The pre-recess Committee and floor votes for our C.A.R. priority bills were very favorable to us. Sponsored bills AB 571...