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2020

Municipal and Special District Law

Economic Development, Real Estate and Housing

  • New Orders, Ordinances and Legislation Address Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Commercial and Residential Tenants and LandlordsJune 23, 2020Commercial and residential tenants and landlords seeking to address the financial impact of COVID-19 shelter in place orders and reopening plans have encountered a confusing maze of new laws at the city, county and State levels. Solving the problem has attracted widespread involvement -- the Judicial Council issued an unlawful detainer moratorium, Governor Newsom issued and extended an order ... read more
  • California’s Density Bonus Law: 2020 UpdateJanuary 21, 2020California’s Density Bonus Law provides housing developers with tools to encourage the development of much needed affordable and senior housing. In 2019, the California Legislature passed new legislation that provides for an 80% density bonus to be granted to 100% affordable housing projects, the largest density bonus ever required under California law. That legislation, read more
  • AB 1763 Allows Affordable Housing to be Built Denser and TallerJanuary 13, 2020Assembly Bill 1763 permits 100% affordable housing projects to be built denser and taller through three modifications to current law (outlined below) that are designed to help reduce costs associated with the development of affordable housing. AB 1763 is one of over twenty housing bills approved by the California Legislature in 2019, each one taking a different approach to easing the state’s ... read more

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