SB 827 Amendments: Affordability, Transit Lines, Height, Ellis Act Protections & More

SB 827 Amendments:

  1. Ensure an affordable housing component to every development except the very smallest: Any project approved with an SB 827 zoning bonus must comply with a local inclusionary housing requirement, if there is one. If a community does not have a local inclusionary housing requirement, the following applies, based on the size of the project. These inclusionary housing percentages are based on the existing requirements in the State Affordable Housing Density Bonus law.
  • 50+ units and >25% square footage is office: 20% total (10% very low-income + 10% low-income)
  • 50+ units (without office): Developer can choose between 20% low income or 11% very low income
  • 25–50 units: Developer can choose between 13% low income or 7% very low income
  • 10–25 units: Developer can choose between 10% low income or 5% very low income

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CA State Senator. Urbanist. Environmentalist. Advocate for transit, housing, clean energy, criminal justice reform, health, ending poverty. Democrat. 🏳️‍🌈

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CA State Senator. Urbanist. Environmentalist. Advocate for transit, housing, clean energy, criminal justice reform, health, ending poverty. Democrat. 🏳️‍🌈

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