Monthly Archives: August 2013

Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of Inclusionary Zoning—Affordable Housing Groups & San Jose Successfully Defend the City’s Ordinance

June 6, 2013–In California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose the Court of Appeal upheld San Jose’s recently adopted inclusionary zoning ordinance against a constitutional attack by the CBIA.  The court held that inclusionary zoning ordinances are … Read more

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Partial Success in Challenge to Exclusionary Zoning in Napa County—Court of Appeal Orders County to Grant Density Bonus to Inclusionary Housing

July 11, 2013–In a suit brought by low income farmworkers in Napa County, the Court of Appeal reversed in part the trial court judgment and held that the state Density Bonus Law requires the County to grant a density … Read more

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