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  • Amid Covid-19 Pandemic, Special Interest Group, The Two Hundred Target Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson With Change.org Petition for Affordable Housing Legislation
    SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In May 2020, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson has introduced a bill that will prove detrimental to affordable homeownership in the state of California. SB 950, authored by Senator Jackson, will strengthen the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), a law that has been dangerously used as a tool to deny people
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  • If Homeownership is the American Dream, Why Do We Mostly Build Rental Apartments?
    March 28, 2018 Read the full article at Urbanize Los Angeles Homeownership has long been considered a part of the American dream, and the government has spent decades developing laws to promote and incentivize it as a practice. As so many Californians are housing insecure during our current affordability crisis, ownership is a way to
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  • Why We Oppose SB 950
    Letter to California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson To Senator Jackson, Re: SB950 is the new redlining  Homeownership is called the American Dream. Why do you author legislation that denies this dream to families of color?  Do you hate us? We care for your children, we clean your homes, we mow your lawns, we wash your
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  • A Housing Quagmire
    April 12th, 2020 Read the full article at The LA Times By Liam Dillon and Andrew Khouri Over the last month, millions of Californians have lost their jobs because of orders to stay at home and close nonessential businesses to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Both tenants and landlords have faced sudden
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  • Affordable Homeownership For Minorities: The Next Civil Rights Battleground
    February 15, 2020 By John Gamboa and Robert Apodaca Now that the Governor and Legislature have begun to tackle the housing crisis, it’s time to face a more fundamental problem that could haunt the Latino majority in California for generations to come. That problem is the dying American Dream of homeownership, which has been the
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