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Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

Original post made on Aug 26, 2021

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday, when the state Assembly voted to approve the legislation.

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Posted by Observer
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Aug 26, 2021 at 3:29 pm

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These housing zoning issues should be put to a statewide vote. Also the members of the legislature are beholden to the housing industry and the unions for their campaign contributions. We the voters are not.


Posted by Westbrook
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:49 pm

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Anyone looking forward to a 4 plex next to your home in Menlo Park, and I believe a certain number of them need to be low income, Just saying


Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Aug 27, 2021 at 9:49 am

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Get ready for 4x density upgrade in Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley - houses with large lots are the easiest to subdivide under this bill.


Posted by neenee
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Aug 27, 2021 at 12:22 pm

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Senate bill nine is a mistake. People are already so crowded in neighborhoods that they cannot even park the car in front of their street if they need to. This was just exacerbate the problem. Too many people in too small of an area makes everyone unhappy


Posted by brent
a resident of another community
on Aug 27, 2021 at 12:54 pm

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sb 9 and sb10 are outrageous. they both need to be taken to high courts. Senator Weiner needs to go with them!!!!


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