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SB 35:

Streamlining affordable housing near transit

Author: Senator Scott Wiener

California is in a housing crisis, which negatively impacts our population and our environment. Under SB 35, when cities do not meet their housing obligations, approval of qualified housing projects will be streamlined until cities do meet their goals. For streamlining to apply, a project must include housing for certain income levels where there is a shortage of production, rigorous standards for construction labor, and the project must meet affordability, density, zoning, historic, and environmental standards.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported


Passed Senate 25-12; Passed Assembly 47-27; Passed Senate 23-14; Signed by Governor Brown

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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