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California lawmakers have pitched dozens of bold, high-profile solutions to California's affordable housing shortage. But for all the big-picture housing legislation that has actually become law over the past few…

Former U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez loaned state Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva $430,000 to buy a house in Orange County—an arrangement that some legal experts labeled unusual, but that both politicians said…

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has a message for his fellow California Republicans when it comes to grappling with the state's housing crisis: Embrace more development.

Most shelters for people experiencing homelessness still don’t accept pets. But a bill under consideration in the California Legislature aims to make the practice more common—creating $5 million in grants…

Legislators who have backed rent control expansions in the past say they’re working on proposals to help tenants stay in their homes. One possible compromise: A bill to ban “rent…

A new, highly publicized study from a doctoral student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology casts doubt on whether "upzoning" actually results in more construction and lower housing prices.

As inequality increases and encampments sprout in virtually every city statewide, some Californians are taking it upon themselves to address the pressing needs of homeless people in their neighborhoods—doing the…

A conservative Huntington Beach legislator called a state lawsuit aimed at compelling the Orange County city to build more housing a "literal cannonball" from Gov. Gavin Newsom and said it…

The fact that traditionally conservative Huntington Beach now has two new Democratic legislators might enable a deal that would end the state's lawsuit to force the more housing development there.

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