Passed Senate

SB 937

Home builders in California face a barrage of financial challenges, from exorbitant local impact fees to high interest rates and rising labor and materials costs. Local impact fees alone can reach $150,000 per home or higher. In many cases, the…

SB 1211

Recent state reforms that make it faster, cheaper, and easier for homeowners to build Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as “granny flats,” have led to a boom in their construction, with over 80,000 ADUs built in the last seven…

SB 1123

SB 1123 (Caballero) updates SB 684 (2023) to make it legal to build up to 10 homes on vacant lots in single-family zones near jobs, schools, transit, and other amenities, by streamlining the approval process for these projects.  Passed in…

SB 1210

When a new housing project is being completed, the developer must pay fees to cover the cost of connecting to local utilities, like water, sewer, gas, and electric. These utility fees are a normal part of the homebuilding process. But…

SCA 1

In 1950, California voters passed a ballot measure that added Article 34 to the state constitution. Article 34 prevents cities from building low rent housing projects unless a local ballot measure is passed. Senate Constitutional Amendment (SCA) 1 would begin…

SCA 2

SCA 2 proposes to repeal Article 34 of the California Constitution with the goal of making it legal to build low-income and public housing in California’s cities. Originally passed in 1950, Article 34 gives wealthy California neighborhoods veto power over…