All Home supports the following state legislation.

(This page was last updated on October 4, 2022.)

2022 Legislative Positions:

The following priority bills have been signed into law.

  • SCA 2 (Allen)
    • Repeal Article 34 of the California Constitution, which requires majority approval from the voters of a city or county for the development, construction, or acquisition of a publicly funded affordable housing project.
  • AB 2011 (Wicks)
    • AB 2011 pairs the ability to build housing by right on underutilized commercial sites with strong labor standards that ensure all construction workers earn prevailing wages and receive health benefits.
  • AB 2334 (Wicks)
    • Increase the supply of affordable housing by allowing all location-efficient 100% affordable housing developments to qualify for the enhanced density bonus.
  • AB 2483 (Maienschein)
    • Improve coordination and efficacy of existing resources to create supportive housing for older adults and people living with disabilities who are experiencing homelessness and facing institutionalization.
  • SB 6 (Caballero)
    • Authorize residential development on existing parcels zoned for commercial office and retail, with expedited approvals and strong labor standards for construction.
  • SB 897 (Wieckowski)
    • Eliminate barriers to ADU construction, including owner-occupancy requirements, parking requirements for junior ADUs, and provide grant funding for construction.
  • SB 948 (Becker)
    • Reduce the cost of building affordable housing through the creation of a pooled transition reserve.
  • SB 951 (Durazo)
    • Maintain the existing wage replacement rates for the State Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave programs for an additional two years, and increase both programs’ wage replacement rates thereafter.
  • SB 1083 (Skinner)
    • Expand the criteria the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program uses to determine whether or not a family is homeless or at risk of homelessness, and require counties to provide a caseworker to assist families with securing permanent housing.

The following bills did not make it through the 2022 legislative session or were vetoed.

  • ACA 14 (Wicks)
    • Require that 5% of the General Fund be set aside every year for the next ten years to support the creation of affordable housing, fund homelessness services, and support homeownership opportunities for extremely-low- to moderate-income households.
    • Bill text
  • AB 1816 (Bryan)
    • Create a competitive Reentry Housing & Workforce Development Grant Program to fund evidence-based housing, support services, and workforce development programs for people who were formerly incarcerated in state prisons and who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
    • Bill text
  • AB 2186 (Grayson)
    • Encourages cities and counties to waive or reduce impact fees for affordable rental housing developments by reimbursing them 50% of the value of waivers or reductions granted.
    • Bill text
  • AB 2211 (Ting)
    • Help end California’s unsheltered homelessness crisis by reducing barriers to building new and expanding existing homeless shelters.
    • Bill text
  • AB 2244 (Wicks)
    • Reduce residential parking requirements for newly constructed religious institutions to facilitate the development of critically needed affordable housing projects. The bill clarifies that an existing law applies to new construction.
    • Bill text
  • AB 2670 (McCarty)
    • Establish the California Regional Initiative for Social Enterprises (CA RISE) Program to provide funding and technical assistance to Employment Social Enterprises
    • Bill text
  • SB 234 (Wiener)
    • Create a grant program to provide safe, affordable housing options for transition-aged youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. 
  • SB 1336 (Wiener)
    • Make it easier, faster, and cheaper for faith-based institutions and non-profit institutions to build affordable housing on their land.
    • Bill text
  • SB 1341 (Cortese)
    • Establishes a statewide guaranteed income pilot program that provides cash payments to 12th grade students experiencing homelessness during their summertime transition out of high school and into employment or postsecondary education.
    • Bill text

2022 Policy Letters

All Home’s May Revise response letter (May 20, 2022)

All Home’s May 2022 State Budget Revise letter (April 26, 2022)

May 2022 State Budget Revise letter, with All Home and several other organizations (April 18, 2022)

May 2022 Contra Costa County budget request for tenant legal services, with United Way Bay Area

Federal Housing Budget ask to Congress with National Low Income Housing Coalition

January 2022 State Budget Request

Previous Policy Positions

  • See our policy positions from 2021
  • See our policy positions from 2020