Litigation isn’t the answer for more affordable housing, Mr. Governor, overhauling CEQA is

By Tyler Diep : ocregister – excerpt In one of his first official acts as Governor, Gavin Newsom has declared hostility against one of the cities that I have the honor of representing in the Legislature: Huntington Beach. Governor Newsom announced the lawsuit this past Friday, along with Attorney General Xavier Becerra, to litigate high … More Litigation isn’t the answer for more affordable housing, Mr. Governor, overhauling CEQA is

Elizabeth Warren’s Ambitious Fix for America’s Housing Crisis

By Madeleine Carlisle : theatlantic – excerpt The Massachusetts Democrat introduced legislation that takes aim at segregation, redlining, restrictive zoning, and the loss of equity by low-income homeowners. Ten years ago, the subprime-mortgage crisis stripped millions of Americans of their homes. Many haven’t gotten those homes back and now face skyrocketing rents. Ask an economist, … More Elizabeth Warren’s Ambitious Fix for America’s Housing Crisis