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AB 879 (Grayson) Planning and zoning: housing element

Position:Watch
Status:Appropriations
Summary:
Would require the  analysis of "nongovernmental constraints" that is included in the housing element to include specific analysis related to requests to develop housing at densities below those anticipated in a specified analysis, and the length of time between receiving approval for a housing development and submittal of an application for building permits for that housing development that hinder the construction of a locality’s share of the regional housing need, and an analysis of local efforts to remove nongovernmental constraints that create a gap between the locality’s planning for the development of housing for all income levels and the construction of that housing.  In addition, the communities housing program of actions included in the housing element must address and remove nongovernmental constraints to the maintenance, improvement, and development of housing.
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Last Updated:May 1, 2017