CA Bills 2018

Initiatives and Referenda Cleared for Circulation in 2018
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Housing Advocates List of housing-related bills for the 2018 legislative session

California State Legislators

SB 827 Wiener, Transit-rich height increase. This bill would impose a state-mandated local program based on a Transit-rich housing density bonus, (amendments),  Sen Transportation and Housing Committee voted it down because of huge public opposition.

SB 828 Wiener, Housing Element change. Establish a methodology for the comprehensive assessment on unmet need for a prescribed number of units of housing built in each local area. Passed.

SB 831 Wieckowski, Atkins, Wiener, ADU lowers bar for approvals. Died.

SB 893  Nguyen, Planning and zoning: density bonus, Addresses concessions or incentives for very low-, low- and moderate-income housing units. Died.

SB 1333 Wieckowski, Wiener, Gloria, Changing exclusions to some state zoning regulations that charter cities have that protects them from some lawsuits. Passed.

AB-375, Chau, Privacy: personal information: businesses. Passed.

AB-813 Holden, Patterson , Quirk , Stern , Wieckowski, the bill would place limitations on relationships with regional Multistate transmission system organizations. Died.

AB-2246 Friedman. Rental passenger vehicles: personal vehicle sharing programs would require personal vehicle sharing programs to be licensed as rental cars. Died.

AB 2372, Gloria, Gonzalez, Fletcher, Low, Santiago, the CASA Housing Act, Planning and zoning: density bonus: floor area ratio bonus, to permit compact, affordable housing near public transit, with an op-in option, and no takeover of local control. Passed.

AB 2631 Allen, Planning and zoning: affordable housing: streamlined approval process. Removes CU option in certain situations where CUs are now allowed. Died.

AB2890, Chiu, YIMBY bill to cut ADU red tape. So far ADUs are not popular. Died.

AB2923 Chiu, Bill would impose a state-mandated local program requiring the BART board to replace parking lots with housing. Passed.

AB-2925 Bonta, Bloom, Chiu, Skinner support, Tenancy: eviction will be limited to good cause. No evictions for change of ownership, foreclosures, or reasonable repairs. Intent is to prevent unnecessary evictions. Died.