If you have been following the issue of housing in the California State legislature for any significant period of time then you have probably heard of the Costa-Hawkins Act, otherwise known as the Rental Housing Act, or "Rent Control" Act. Costa-Hawkins is a piece of legislation enacted in 1995 that … [Read More...] about Why AB1506 Was Bad for Housing
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Be future-minded in all committee-related activities, promote opportunities; avoid negativity.
To provide issue-specific education for the private-sector, and by the private-sector, related to infrastructure projects and policy.
To ensure that each SCCBC member feels that they are receiving a positive return on their investment in the organization.
The following is letter written in part by Business Council staff, in concert with other housing and community leaders, regarding the County's proposed amendments to it Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance. The current list of signatories may not reflect the final number of people who have signed in … [Read More...] about Public Correspondence: Amendments to County Housing Policy
On Tuesday night the Santa Cruz City Council passed the latest iteration of the Downtown Plan, increasing the zoning densities along lower Pacific Avenue and Front Street, and clearing the way for potentially up to 800 new units of housing. It was the single largest increase in zoning density within … [Read More...] about Santa Cruz Shows Up for Housing