Tag: Housing

CalChamber Tags AB 1001 as a Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce today tagged AB 1001 (Cristina Garcia; D-Bell Gardens) as a job killer. The bill expands the California Environmental Quality Act...

CalChamber Tags AB 1001 as a Job Killer: Proposed Expansion of CEQA Will Exacerbate...

The California Chamber of Commerce today tagged AB 1001 (Cristina Garcia; D-Bell Gardens) as a job killer. The bill expands the California Environmental Quality Act...

CalChamber Board Votes to Oppose Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to oppose The Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act of 2022, which proposes a...

CalChamber Board Votes to Oppose Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted last Friday to oppose The Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act of 2022, which proposes...

The People’s Voice: Housing Affordability Frustrates Voters

Californians are deeply anxious about the cost of living and working in the Golden State. The seventh CalChamber poll, The People’s Voice, 2021, found...

Governor Signs 2 CalChamber-Supported Bills That Will Boost Housing Construction

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will boost housing production across California. The bills are part of a suite...

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Housing Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom signed three California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills yesterday that will increase housing production in the state and streamline zoning requirements for...

Repeat Proposals Make It to Governor’s Desk

On September 10, the first year of California’s two-year legislative session ended with over 800 bills being sent to the Governor where they will...

Bill to Boost New Housing Supply Passes with CalChamber, Coalition Support

Legislation to increase the supply of new housing and improve the quality and affordability of housing in the state, all while maximizing local land...

Everybody Talks About California’s Housing Crisis, But Nobody Will Solve It

There isn’t a politician, economist, social justice advocate or journalist who hasn’t viewed with alarm the unrelenting climb in housing prices and rents, the...
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2021 Job Killers – Capitol Insider

For the 21st consecutive year, CalChamber is releasing our Job Killer list that identifies pending legislation that will significantly harm California’s business climate if...

Policy Briefing – California’s Pathway to More Housing

(January 8, 2021) Moderated by Adam Regele, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured experts on California’s Pathway to More Housing, a major issue for...

Still Awaiting Results from Billions in New Taxes for Homelessness, Lawmakers Want Businesses to...

It was only a year ago that Governor Gavin Newsom devoted his entire State-of-the-State address to the dual challenges of housing and homelessness, calling...

Will California Housing and Wildfire Solutions Complement or Conflict?

California has two competing and inextricably linked crises to address: a severe housing shortage and recurrent catastrophic wildfires. How the state attempts to address...

Vote No on Prop 15: 30 Newspapers Across California Reject Prop 15

In a show of force, 30 newspapers across California have urged their readers to vote no on Proposition 15, the $12.5 billion-a-year property tax...

California’s Riddling Business Climate

As the clock struck midnight on August 31, one of the most unpredictable legislative sessions in California history came to a close. On the...

The People’s Voice: Coronavirus Edition

California voters are understandably anxious about the health and economic crises facing families and workplaces. The California Chamber of Commerce commissioned a brief survey...

Author Attempts to Revive Failed Job Killer Housing Bill

With only about four weeks left in the legislative session and virtually no opportunity for meaningful stakeholder engagement, a reboot of a job killer...

Job Killer Bill That Hinders Housing Construction to Be Considered in Senate Committee

A job killer bill that will impede housing construction and harm California's economic recovery will be considered by the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on...

California’s Newsom Calls for Ongoing Funds to Ease Homelessnesss

Governor Gavin Newsom largely devoted his State of the State address to the crisis that’s left California with the most homeless people in the...