If you don’t like the news you know what to do. In some cases a lot of public opposition is voiced to stop a bill from going through. It is always good when some of our elected officials are on our side and not too shy to write strong opinions expressing their opposition. In the … More Letter from Senator Glazer to David Chiu opposing AB 2923
By Susan Kirsch : marinij – excerpt It’s time to change this housing narrative from “crisis” — requiring heavy-handed, top-down “solutions” — to a collaborative approach that respects the voices of people who live with the impacts of decisions… Have you heard about Brisbane in San Mateo County, population 4,700, where legislators are threatening new … More Marin Voice: The tide is turning — cities are battling for local control
By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez : sfexaminer – excerpt Opposition to a state bill that would increase housing density and heights near transit routes is building. Now one city lawmaker is threatening legal action. Supervisor Aaron Peskin on Monday pledged to sue the state to overturn Senate Bill 827 should it be approved. “I am an … More SF lawmaker threatens to sue state if transit-oriented development bill passes
By Elaine Goodman : dailypost – excerpt A bill introduced in the California Legislature would ease restrictions on housing projects built near transit — bypassing some of the controls over such development by the cities in which they would be built. Senate Bill 827, introduced last month by Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, would remove … More Housing bill could result in 85-foot tall buildings on El Camino
Urgent Alert – Senator Scott Wiener’s proposed legislation, Senate Bill 827, stands to up-zone ALL of San Francisco: It would allow development in “transit-rich” areas to go up from 40 feet to 55 feet and even 85 feet in many areas! Virtually all San Francisco neighborhoods qualify as “transit-rich.” See for yourself here. Imagine buildings almost twice as … More Opposition to Wiener’s SB 827 is growing as more people learn about his DANGEROUS NEW LEGISLATION!