LAW ALERT – New State Laws Clear Path for Second Units; Local Ordinances Must Be Updated By January 1, 2017

September 30, 2016

In an effort to streamline housing production in the face of the state’s ongoing housing crisis, Governor Brown signed AB 2299 (Bloom) and SB 1069 (Wieckowski) into law, amending Government Code section 65852.2 to make it easier for property owners to create second units (referred to as “accessory dwelling units” or “ADUs”) in existing single-family and multifamily homes. Click here to read more.