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Relevant Court Cases and Legal Actions

Redwood City Residents for Responsible Development vs. Redwood City: Redwood City NIMBYs successfully coerced the City and Developer to reduce a proposed housing development project from an 8-story 91-unit development […]

  • Housing Accountability Act

Order after hearing

  • Housing Accountability Act

Does the Housing Accountability Act apply?

Alright, you’re here to figure out if the Housing Accountability Act can be used to get more housing where you live. Here’s a quick guide to help you figure that […]

  • Housing Accountability Act

State legislature report on SB 592

  • Housing Accountability Act

Overview of the Housing Accountability Act

Text of the Housing Accountability Act Article about the HAA by Andrew Junius, a land-use attorney in San Francisco. Honchariw v. County of Stanislaus, a 2011 case that decided the HAA also […]

  • Housing Accountability Act

Calabasas Petition

  • Local Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinances

Respondents’ … Notice of Demurrer Hearing and of Demurrer to Verified Petition

This is what it sounds like, a short document announcing that the City is filing a Demurrer.

  • CEQA
  • Housing Accountability Act

Respondents’ … Request for Judicial Notice in Support of the Demurrer

Here the City of Sonoma is asking the Judge to “Notice” aka look at, the exhibits they include. The exhibits are the legislative record of the 1990 amendments to the […]

  • CEQA
  • Housing Accountability Act

Respondents City of Sonoma & Sonoma City Council Memo in Support of Demurrer

Here the City of Sonoma tries to convince the court (aka the judge) that the city shouldn’t even have to answer our Petition, because our Petition doesn’t successfully describe a […]

  • CEQA
  • Housing Accountability Act

SF ADU Petition for Writ of Mandate

CaRLA’s petition to require San Francisco to bring its ADU regulations into compliance with state law

  • Local Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinances

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