CA Gov't Code Section 65582.1

The Legislature finds and declares that it has provided reforms and incentives to facilitate and expedite the construction of affordable housing. Those reforms and incentives can be found in the following provisions:


Housing element law (Article 10.6 (commencing with Section 65580) of Chapter 3).


Extension of statute of limitations in actions challenging the housing element and brought in support of affordable housing (subdivision (d) of Section 65009).


Restrictions on disapproval of housing developments (Section 65589.5).


Priority for affordable housing in the allocation of water and sewer hookups (Section 65589.7).


Least cost zoning law (Section 65913.1).


Density bonus law (Section 65915).


Second dwelling units (Sections 65852.150 and 65852.2).


By-right housing, in which certain multifamily housing are designated a permitted use (Section 65589.4).


No-net-loss-in zoning density law limiting downzonings and density reductions (Section 65863).


Requiring persons who sue to halt affordable housing to pay attorney fees (Section 65914) or post a bond (Section 529.2 of the Code of Civil Procedure).


Reduced time for action on affordable housing applications under the approval of development permits process (Article 5 (commencing with Section 65950) of Chapter 4.5).


Limiting moratoriums on multifamily housing (Section 65858).


Prohibiting discrimination against affordable housing (Section 65008).


California Fair Employment and Housing Act (Part 2.8 (commencing with Section 12900) of Division 3).


Community redevelopment law (Part 1 (commencing with Section 33000) of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code, and in particular Sections 33334.2 and 33413).
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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