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Lives burned out … housing stock lost … where can people live?

AFTER THE FIRES, HOUSING GOALS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER Are we doing enough? The North Bay fires have affected a large number of our northern neighbors, including many who work here in Marin. The [...]

November 20th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , |

CA Housing Legislation Approved!

CA Housing Legislation Approved! Funding & objective standards support affordable housing production The California legislature has just passed and Governor Brown has signed fifteen bills to promote housing and address homelessness. Of these, Senate Bill 35 [...]

October 18th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , , , |

Connecting the dots…

Connecting the dots... Affordable Housing, Sea Level Rise and Marin’s Big Oil Lawsuit Two major county initiatives – the Marin Shoreline Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment (April 2017) and a lawsuit brought by Marin and [...]

August 18th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|

Just Cause Evictions

JUST CAUSE or JUST US? Renters are at a disadvantage... but THERE ARE SOME SIGNS OF PROGRESS Under today’s laws and regulations, renters have no absolutely no protection from arbitrary eviction if they rent from month-to-month or [...]

July 27th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|

Second Units – A Simple Solution – Part 2

Marin homeowners benefit from laws, policies, and financial support New California laws took effect on January 1st that affect second units, now called “accessory dwelling units” (ADUs). Last month we discussed how this legislation makes it easier and [...]

July 19th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , |

Second Units – A Simple Solution

Part 1:  New State Laws make ADUs easier and cheaper New California laws took effect on January 1st that affect second units, now called “accessory dwelling units” (ADUs). This month we focus on how this legislation makes it [...]

June 29th, 2017|Categories: MEHC Says|Tags: , |