Month: March 2023

California SB 9 – The quest for Affordable Housing

California SB 9 – The difficult quest for Affordable Housing by Vince Bindi, March 14, 2023 The recent passage of California Senate Bills SB 1069,  SB 13 and SB 9 has been controversial because it allows for the streamline creation of multiple units of housing on properties that were previously zoned for single-family homes. While …

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What is Mello-Roos in southern California ?

What is Mello-Roos in southern California ? Mello-Roos is a form of financing used by some California local governments to fund public facilities and services within newly developed areas. It is named after the two California state legislators who sponsored the legislation that created this financing mechanism in 1982: Senator Henry Mello and Assemblyman Mike …

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