The California state legislature, local government entities, and state and federal courts are constantly changing the environment in which our clients operate on a daily basis and plan their future strategic direction. One way our attorneys provide superior value is by authoring articles in professional journals and legal newspapers that provide both context and analysis on a wide range of critical issues impacting public and private entities. Our most recent published articles are provided below, alphabetized by area of law. Prior articles are available in the annual archives in the left column or via the search function on our website. If you have a question about one of our articles or would like one of our attorneys to write an article for your publication, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Economic Development, Real Estate and Housing
- What’s New in California’s Density Bonus Law?March 10, 2020California’s Density Bonus Law provides housing developers with tools to encourage the development of affordable and senior housing. The California Legislature recently passed 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 8, 2020Assembly Bill 1763 permits 100% affordable housing projects to be built denser and taller through three modifications to current law that are designed to help reduce costs associated with the development of affordable housing. Meyers Nave attorney Jon Goetz published an article in the Daily Journal’s “New California Laws ... read more
- Social Media & Government: What Are the Rules of Engagement?December 18, 2019Government entities and elected officials are becoming more accessible and connected to constituents through the ubiquitous use of social media, email, text messaging and other communication technologies. The 21st century question is what may government entities and elected officials do and not do to regulate the public’s participation in their social media accounts? Once social media accounts ... read more