Development After Disasters

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What can homeowners, tenants, business owners, and local officials expect after disasters? State law offers several exceptions from the standard requirements for land use and taxation decisions. The Senate Local Government Committee has comp...

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HCD to Offer Technical Assistance on SB 2

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The State Department of Housing and Community Development will issue a technical assistance memo by December 31, 2007, to assist jurisdictions in meeting the requirements of SB 2. This measure by Senator Gilbert Cedillo was signed into law on O...

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CCAPA Supports SB 5 and Opposes AB 414

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CCAPA supports SB 5, a bill that would provide clear direction for the State, flood agencies, and cities and counties of their responsibilities for flood management and development in flood hazard areas. CCAPA continues to oppose AB 414, which...

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HCD BEGIN Program

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BEGIN - Building Equity and Growth in Neighborhoods BEGIN is a flexible program offered by HCD that provides downpayment assistance for lower and moderate income home buyers, through grants to local governments that provide regulatory relief ...

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