September 22, 2023
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Governor signs bills that promise more housing density


Homes under construction in downtown Santa Barbara. Two new state laws will encourage more of this type of medium-density housing. (Brooke Holland photo) As California’s housing crisis worsens, two new laws signed Sept. 16 by Gov. Gavin Newsom will likely add much-needed housing production and denser development in the tri-county region. Senate Bill 9 and…


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