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February 29, 2016

Supreme Court denies review of San Jose affordable housing case

This morning, the Supreme Court denied review in the legislative exactions case, California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose (more about the case here). Although the decision ends the Association's facial challenge to a city ordinance requiring new developers to build and dedicated new houses as affordable housing (or pay a signifi ...

December 18, 2015

Affordable housing scheme before U.S. Supreme Court

San Jose's costly affordable housing scheme is now pending on a certiorari petition with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case, California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose. As you may recall, in order to address the ever growing cost of new housing, the City of San Jose adopted an ordinance that requires ...

June 15, 2015

California Supreme Court limits property rights, again

This morning the California Supreme Court released its unfavorable decision in California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose. The issue in this case is whether a city can withhold a development permit for new housing unless the builder ‘donates' some of the new homes at a price below the cost of building the homes. ...