Could state law override single-family zoning in California?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities A highly controversial affordable housing legislative proposal, SB 50, is making waves in California. This week, the legislation introduced

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HOA, condo real estate housing trends (Sept 2019 update)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities debgoonan@icloud.com A brief summary of housing consumer preferences, the growth of the rental housing market, and state laws changing

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New Year, new housing policies, HOA laws (Jan. 2020)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities An annual summary of important U.S. housing policies and selected state laws enacted in 2019, pertaining to HOA-governed communities. 

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California lawmakers block transit-oriented housing density bill

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities California’s controversial Senate Bill 50 has been tabled until 2020. The bill was killed when Sen. Anthony Portantino (D), chairman

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