California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 2031

Introduced by Assembly Members Bonta and Atkins

(Coauthors: Assembly Members Low and Mullin)

February 16, 2016

An act to relating to local government.


AB 2031, as introduced, Bonta. Local government: affordable housing: financing.

Existing law establishes various programs providing assistance for, among other things, emergency housing, multifamily housing, farmworker housing, veteran housing, home ownership for very low and low-income households, and downpayments for first-time homebuyers. Additionally, the Housing Authorities Law establishes public corporations known as housing authorities within each city and county in this state, and authorizes these housing authorities to undertake various actions for the purpose of increasing the availability of housing.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would allow local governments to provide additional funding for affordable housing.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
2legislation that would allow local governments to provide
3additional funding for affordable housing.