A newly introduced bill would waive environmental-review requirements for certain affordable housing projects in some of California’s poorest communities.
Under AB 3030 by Assemblywoman Anna Caballero, D-Salinas, qualifying affordable housing projects in low-income “Opportunity Zones” would be allowed to proceed without review under the California Environmental Quality Act.
The Opportunity Zones are being created in low-income census tracks across the country as part of the federal tax law passed last year.
To promote investment in these zones …
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