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All About SB 9 On Thursday, September 16, Governor Newsom signed a number of

On Thursday, September 16, Governor Newsom signed a number of C.A.R.-supported housing bills, including SB 9 (Atkins), SB 10 (Wiener), and AB 1174 (Grayson), which will help tackle the state’s housing supply crisis. SB 9 will allow for homes that meet the specific requirements of the bill to build duplexes and for owner occupant owners to split their lots and build additional units.
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Housing Element Updates in the South Bay- Each city and county in California

Each city and county in California is required to have a Housing Element and update it at least every eight years. Updating the Housing Element gives the City a clear picture of housing-related issues such as: housing supply and demand, the types of housing available within the City, housing affordability, and homelessness. Once the Housing Element is updated, it must be approved by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Updating the Housing Element will ensure that the City meets State requirements and makes it eligible for State grants and other funding resources. It will also provide the community with clear guidance on housing issues facing the city.
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Los Angeles County Launches Online Rent Registry on October 1, 2021

On October 1, 2021, Los Angeles County launched their online Rent Registration System. Rental housing providers with rental units in the County’s unincorporated areas must register their rental units with the County. The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors extended the waiver for payment of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) annual registration fee through June 30, 2022, for rental housing providers who register in the County’s Rental Registry System on or before January 1, 2022.
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RPA Changes: Know where to go

Members can sign up in advance for the NEW California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) live online training classes that will start on Thursday, August 19th, 2021. Visit store.car.org for C.A.R.’s upcoming NEW California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) live online classes directly from C.A.R. Education.
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