SB 9 is not an equity bill. It is the exact opposite. Its emphasis on expensive market rate construction would constitute an unprecedented and destabilizing attack on 7 million California single-family households with 20 million residents—white, Black, Latino and Asian—at all income levels.6_20_2021-WPRA-Ltr-to-State-Housing-Committee-Opposing-SB9-
WPRA Advocacy: The West Pasadena Residents’ Association has taken positions on matters and written letters to various government agencies.
Most recent at the top. Scroll down for previous letters.
The WPRA supportsAssembly Bill 768 by Chris Holden “School Safety: Aquatic and Pool Safety Program: Model Policy” – would require state agencies to develop model swimming pool and waterway policy and programs for use by local educational agencies and other organizations2021_05_21-WPRA-Ltr-Support-AB-768-Holden.docx
|The WPRA supports Senate Bill 15, which would incentivize local governments to rezone idle big-box retail and commercial shopping centers for housing by providing grants based on the sales and use tax revenue that had been generated by those sites.|
WPRA letter opposing SB 10 sent to Senate Environmental Quality Committee, Housing Committee, Governance & Finance Committee, Cassidy Denny (& Weiner). SB 10 as an excessive, misguided and fatally flawed attempt to preempt local land use control.2021_3_11-Ltr-Oppose-SB-10-3-11-21
WPRA strongly opposes SB 9 which will allow up to 8 dwelling units on a lot originally zoned for a single family house2021_02_22-WPRA_Letter-Portantino-SB-9