Regulation & Policy

Unions, Environmentalists Oppose Gov. Brown's Affordable Housing Plan
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Unions, Environmentalists Oppose Gov. Brown's Affordable Housing Plan

Powerful opponents have emerged to fight Gov.  Jerry Brown ’s plan to streamline... Read more

Permitting Made Easy
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Permitting Made Easy

A new city-specific online tool helps business owners keep track of licenses and... Read more

Why California Impact Fees Are So High
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Why California Impact Fees Are So High

One need not look much further than Prop 13 for the answers. Read more

Fremont CA May Raise Housing Fees for Schools
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Fremont CA May Raise Housing Fees for Schools

Residential developers soon may have to pay an extra $2 per square foot in school... Read more

Tags: Development
New Regulations Are Hurting Builders
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New Regulations Are Hurting Builders

An increasing amount of new regulations is hurting business, say some of the... Read more

House HUD Funding Bill Contains Key Provision on Flood Executive Order
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House HUD Funding Bill Contains Key Provision on Flood Executive Order

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban... Read more

Builder Groups Back Effort to Halt Overtime Rule
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Builder Groups Back Effort to Halt Overtime Rule

Labor Dept. details final rule, Congress mulls bill to nullify it. Read more

White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions
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White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions

A rule to be issued by the Labor Department will state that most salaried workers... Read more

Tags: Workforce
CA Governor Seeks to Bypass Local Affordable Housing Review
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CA Governor Seeks to Bypass Local Affordable Housing Review

Would allow market-rate projects with affordable component to be approved "as of... Read more

A $500,000 Home Is 'Affordable Housing' in New Jersey?
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A $500,000 Home Is 'Affordable Housing' in New Jersey?

A fight over what the definition of affordable housing should be. Read more

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