Monthly Archives: October 2013

PILP announces Rural General Assistance Project

October 28, 2013–In rural counties throughout California, eligible people cannot easily access last resort General Assistance (GA) benefits. Over 20 counties, with high numbers of people living in poverty, have less than 40 people receiving GA. Some have zero, … Read more

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Legislature Extends Statute of Limitations to Challenge Housing Elements

October 11, 2013—The Governor signed AB 325 (Alejo) extending the statute of limitations to challenge a housing element.  The bill partially restored the exception to the short 90 day limitations period to challenge a general plan element or zoning … Read more

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Albany residents file suit seeking adoption of a housing element that plans for affordable housing needs

October 4, 2013–A lawsuit was filed yesterday by residents of Albany and the Bay Area against the City of Albany challenging the City’s failure to adopt a housing element as required by state law. Petitioners maintain that the City’s … Read more

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