Monthly Archives: July 2011

Miye Goishi Honored as Most Valuable Board Member

MIYE GOISHI: STATEWIDE HONOR AS MOST VALUABLE BOARD MEMBER

For more than a decade, Miye Goishi has lent her vision and expertise to the Boards of The Public Interest Law Project (PILP) and the Child Care Law Center (CCLC). On … Read more

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Attack on Sunnyvale’s Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance Defeated

In 1980, the City of Sunnyvale adopted an ordinance requiring new housing development to make 12.5% of units affordable or otherwise pay an in-lieu.  A developer challenged the ordinance in 2009 claiming the requirement was unconstitutional. After the trial court … Read more

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Court of Appeal Victory for General Assistance Recipients

On May 26, 2011, General Assistance recipients in Alameda County won a significant legal victory which will protect thousands of GA recipients throughout California from becoming homeless due to an illegal county policy.  In an eloquent, unanimous opinion, in Cleary Read more

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Urban Habitat Decision Invalidates Housing Cap and Mandates Affordable Housing Development

After four years of litigation, including a successful trip to the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Alameda County in September of last year ordered the City of Pleasanton to cease enforcement of its voter-approved cap on housing and … Read more

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PILP Celebrates 15 Years

On May 18th, The Public Interest Law Project celebrated its 15th Anniversary in the Sky Room of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP in downtown San Francisco.   Private and public interest attorneys, community advocates, clients, family and … Read more

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