Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory reforms and money for low-income housing.
But some moderate Assembly Democrats are resisting pieces of the deal, particularly a new fee on real estate transaction documents to generate housing dollars.
There's widespread agreement that a variety of solutions are needed to address the housing shortage, which lawmakers say impacts millions throughout the state at nearly all income levels. Not e... Read More