April 26, 2012
The California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) can now facilitate investment in low-income communities through the use of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) and is currently seeking potential projects to include in the allocation pipeline.
April 24, 2012
The League revised its major bills list this week. The following list represents the bills that League staff is following closely.
April 13, 2012
The League hosted a free webinar for members Thursday, April 12 on the League’s major bills.
April 10, 2012
Yesterday League President Mike Kasperzak, Mountain View mayor, led a delegation of League officers and staff in meetings with the four legislative leaders and a key Assembly member.
February 1, 2012
Last Thursday and Friday, the League's eight standing policy committees met in Sacramento to discuss legislative issues and plan for the coming year.
January 13, 2012
Last year, Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) introduced SB 184 to allow cities to adopt inclusionary housing ordinances after an appellate court decision in Palmer/Sixth Street Properties L.P. v. City of Los Angeles effectively eliminated cities' traditional authority under a broad interpretation of the Costa-Hawkins Act. Unless the Legislature acts on SB 184 by Jan. 31, now a two-year bill, it will die. SB 184 is currently awaiting action on the Senate floor.