YIMBY Action
May 21 · 2 min read
An Introduction to CASA

For over two years, advocates, major employers, for-profit and nonprofit housing developers, labor and environmental leaders, public policy and affordable housing advocates, transportation experts, charitable foundations, and elected officials all gathered to discuss the Bay Area housing crisis and brainstorm policy solutions. Out of those extensive discussions came the CASA Compact. State legislators then proposed a host of bills to implement the compact, with the goals of producing more housing, protecting existing residents, and preserving affordable housing.

YIMBY Action has strongly supported this comprehensive compact and the critical bills that came out of these discussions. It’s time to get the entire package passed.

Take action to support these important bills right now! Click a bill to use our tool.

AB 1481 — Requires just cause for evictions

Rob Bonta (D-Oakland)

AB 1482 — Anti-rent gouging

David Chiu (D-San Francisco)

AB1483 — Data transparency on housing production

Tim Grayson (D-Concord)

AB 1484 — Stops cities from raising fees mid-permitting

Tim Grayson (D-Concord)

AB 1485 — Streamlines approval of housing with min 20% affordable to middle income households

Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland)

AB 1486 — Tightens the Surplus Land Act to get more housing

Phil Ting (D-San Francisco)

AB 1487 — Regional funding for Affordable Housing

David Chiu (D-San Francisco)

AB 68 — Allows larger ADUs

Phil Ting (D-San Francisco)

ACA 1 — Lowers vote threshold for passing tax increases to 55%

Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters)

SB 13 — Stops cities from banning the renting of homes and ADUs

Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)

SB 18 — Legal aid for tenants

Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)

SB 330 — Housing streamlining plus Right to Return

Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)

SB 5 — Allows some property tax to go to local affordable housing

Jim Beall (D-San Jose) / Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)

SB 50 — Allows apartments near transit and jobs

Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco)

SB 6 — Inventory of land suitable for affordable housing

Jim Beall (D-San Jose) / Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)

Read the full text of the CASA Compact


Originally published at https://yimbyaction.org on May 21, 2019.

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