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Newsom signs housing bills that reform single-family zoning

Original post made on Sep 17, 2021

Having survived the recall attempt, the governor has signed two bold housing bills, including one that would reform zoning by allowing up to four dwellings on parcels currently designated for a single home.

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Posted by Neighbor
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Sep 17, 2021 at 1:45 pm

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This is not going to enable more families to achieve the “California Dream.” It’s simply going to further enrich those people already living on acreage X 4. The newly built homes themselves will not be any less expensive, or not much. Not enough to allow middle class families to move in. Just more of the Facebook, Google, and venture capital crowd. Until the aforementioned firms, and those like them, begin to develop campuses in the East Bay (where there is much more space to build housing) bringing necessary grocery stores, small businesses, and infrastructure there, the “California Dream” will continue to be only a dream for the average person.


Posted by Parent of Los Lomitas and La Entrada grads
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Sep 17, 2021 at 6:09 pm

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Gavin Newsom, a profile in courage


Posted by Westbrook
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Sep 21, 2021 at 5:49 pm

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Has anyone contacted their City Planning Depts. yet to see what's allowed?


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