SB 2:

Building Homes and Jobs Act

Author: Senator Toni Atkins

Skyrocketing housing costs near high quality transit and jobs often displace people and force families to drive long distances to get to work, school, and shopping, dramatically increasing congestion and air pollution. SB 2 will generate hundreds of millions of dollars annually to fund affordable infill homes in California, and it will provide much needed funding for planning.

Bill info from the legislature



Passed Senate 27-12; Passed Assembly 54-25; Passed Senate 27-11; Signed by Governor Brown

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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