Rancho Cucamonga and Apple Valley are eager to capitalize on the country’s first true high speed rail line.
The high-desert outpost of Bishop, California, seeks to redefine the small-town downtown
Despite the region’s demand for housing, Long Beach’s planners are not assuming that development will naturally follow up-zoning. Even with their statutory work done, they are engaging in an unusually aggressive campaign to actually promote development.
Post-pandemic, some California downtowns are up. Some are way down…
Crenshaw Line brings mass transit to the center of LA’s Black community.
Even as cities strain under the weight of new housing regulations, legislators are trying new ideas and resurrecting old ones.
Housing advocates are lawyering up to force Bay Area cities to produce more housing.
Coming just days after the region’s RHNA deadline the lawsuits suggest pitched battle ahead over the Bay Area’s housing targets — and maybe even a Builder’s Remedy battle or two.
Attempting to ease tensions between cities and the state, HCD is given out the planning equivalent of gold stars.
California desperately needs housing, but inflation and interest rates may hinder production.
But measures calling for increased housing development potential met decidedly mixed results.
Emeryville has embraced housing on a scale that no other Bay Area city has even considered. In particular, the city hopes to not only meet its Regional Housing Needs Allocation goals, but to exceed it — by as much as 50%.
Sea level rise is becoming increasingly unavoidable for planners in coastal California.
HCD says 70% of draft elements don’t meet the state’s enhanced requirements.