Housing Event Highlights Hopes for 2020 – November 29, 2019

Lawmakers in Sacramento considered a landmark housing bill this year – then punted the proposal to the 2020 session.

The new year is just around the corner. That means another chance for Senate Bill 50. This is Senator Scott Wiener’s proposal that would change zoning rules with the goal of stimulating new housing construction. Last year, the bill attracted both fierce support and steadfast opposition. But the senator is still confident of its chances in 2020. Reporter Annika* Cline attended a recent community meeting about the bill sponsored by the digital news outlet San Jose Spotlight.

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