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May 21

Barbara Kautz to Speak on "New Housing Legislation: Lessons Learned from Recent Litigation"

League of Cities Spring Conference Virtual Presentation 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Speakers: Barbara Kautz, Goldfarb & Lipman LLP, and Kevin Siegel, Burke Williams & Sorensen LLP For more information, visit
May 06

Rafael Yaquian and Elizabeth Klueck Present "How to Use New Markets Tax Credits for Your Nonprofit Facility Project"

Community Vision Virtual Presentation 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Visit for more information.
May 05

William DiCamillo and Elizabeth Klueck Conduct Training on "Titles/Escrows/Closings"

LISC Housing Development Training Institute Virtual Presentation 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Visit for more information
Mar 10

Law Alert - New Foreclosure Rules—One- to Four-Unit Properties

In anticipation of a heightened housing crisis in the wake of COVID-19, Senate Bill 1079 went into effect on January 1, 2021, with the stated goal of promoting owner-occupied homeownership, protecting tenants from displacement, and preventing corporate speculators from acquiring bundled one- to four-unit homes. Click here to read more.
Mar 04

LAW ALERT - Community Land Trusts—New Property Tax Exemption

California law has established a property tax exemption for property that is owned by a community land trust and that is being—or will be—developed or rehabilitated as rental housing, limited equity cooperative housing, or owner-occupied housing (SB 196, as amended by SB 1473, effective January 1, 2021). Click here to read more.