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California Housing Policy Takes Two Steps Forward and One Back

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California's housing policy suffered a setback in the recent settlement of a lawsuit against a Southern California city, says Dan Walters. (Photo by Pablo Unzueta for CalMatters)
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The final days of the 2023 legislative session are producing new pro-housing laws that close legal loopholes often used to block or delay projects.

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Dan Walters

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Dan Walters has been a journalist for nearly 60 years, spending all but a few of those years working for California newspapers. He began his professional career in 1960, at age 16, at the Humboldt Times. CalMatters is a public interest journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters. For more columns by Dan Walters, go to calmatters.org/commentary.

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Dan Walters has been a journalist for nearly 60 years, spending all but a few of those years working for California newspapers. He has written more than 9,000 columns about the state and its politics and is the founding editor of the “California Political Almanac.” Dan has also been a frequent guest on national television news shows, commenting on California issues and policies.

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