All Home supports the following state legislation.

(This page was last updated on October 17th, 2023.)

2023 Legislative Positions:

All Home’s 2023 legislative priorities intersect on homelessness, housing, and economic security and mobility for ELI households. 

Bills listed in bold with a * are our top priorities, where we made extra efforts to advance our position throughout the legislative process.

The following priority bills have been signed into law.

  • AB 1319 (Wicks)*
    • Authorizes the Bay Area Housing Finance Agency to issue mortgage revenue bonds, acquire, develop, and dispose of real property, and create California limited liability companies of which the agency is the sole member. 
    • Bill Text
  • SB 4 (Wiener)*
    • Provides a streamlined process for religious organizations and nonprofit colleges to develop affordable housing on their property regardless of local zoning restrictions. 
    • Bill text
  • SB 423 (Wiener)*
    • Makes permanent a law to streamline the approval of affordable housing projects, and require prevailing wages for construction workers
    • Bill text
  • SB 567 (Durazo)
    • Makes changes to existing tenant protection law by establishing presumption that a tenancy is month-to-month, limiting rent increases and protecting tenants against illegal evictions.
    • Bill Text
  • ACA 1 (Aguiar-Curry)
    • Amendment to the state Constitution to allow local general obligation bonds or sales taxes that finance affordable housing, permanent supportive housing, and infrastructure improvements to be approved by a 55% majority vote.
    • Bill Text
  • AB 84 (Ward)
    • Improves implementation of the welfare property tax exemption for development of affordable housing.
    • Bill Text
  • AB 671 (Ward)
    • Expressly allows Community Land Trusts to use CalHome Program funds for developing accessory dwelling units.
    • Bill Text
  • AB 1449 (Alvarez)
    • Facilitates the development of affordable housing by exempting certain 100% affordable housing projects from CEQA.
    • Bill Text
  • SB 482 (Blakespear)
    • Requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to offer capitalized operating reserves to supportive housing units developed under the Multifamily Housing Program.
    • Bill text

The following bills were designated “two-year bills” by Senate or House committees, and will be paused until January 2024. 

  • SB 225 (Caballero)
    • Establishes the Community Anti-Displacement and Preservation Program to fund the acquisition and preservation of affordable housing units and prevent the displacement of current residents.
    • Bill text
  • AB 745 (Bryan)
    • Requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to create the Reentry Housing and Workforce Development Program.
    • Bill text

The following bills failed to pass out of committee during the 2023 legislative session or were vetoed.

  • AB 1002 (Irwin) – VETO
    • Would allow the Franchise Tax Board to create a simplified, stand-alone filing form to claim the CalEITC, Young Child Tax Credit, and Foster Youth Credit without needing to file a full individual income tax return.
    • Bill Text
    • Veto Message
  • AB 310 (Arambula)
    • Makes changes to the CalWORKs to provide parents with support and address racial and economic inequities.
    • Bill Text
  • AB 435 (Cervantes)
    • Expands BenefitsCal automated application process eligibility to allow individuals who are eligible for the CAPI, TCVAP, or RCA programs to apply online using BenefitsCal in lieu of doing so in-person.
  • AB 257 (Hoover) OPPOSED
    • Criminalizes “camping” on any street, sidewalk, or other public right-of-way within 500 feet of a school, daycare center, playground, or youth center.
    • Bill text
  • AB 799 (Rivas)*
    • Requires the California Interagency Council on Homelessness and HHAP fund applicants to establish and update achievable, statewide goals using evidence-based solutions to combat homelessness.
    • Bill Text
  • AB 919 (Kalra)
    • Gives tenants and eligible entities such as local public agencies and mission-driven nonprofits, the first opportunity to purchase rental housing when the owner decides to sell the property.
    • Bill Text
  • AB 1053 (Gabriel)
    • Reduces affordable housing costs by funding Department of Housing and Community Development loans during construction.
    • Bill text
  • SB 31 (Jones) OPPOSED
    • Criminalizes sitting, laying, sleeping, or storing personal property upon any street, sidewalk, or other public right-of-way within 1000 feet of “sensitive areas” such as schools, daycare centers, parks, or libraries.
    • Bill text
  • SB 634 (Becker)
    •  Streamlines the approval of non-congregate, relocatable interim housing that serves people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
    • Bill Text

2023 Policy Letters

January 2023 State Budget Request

Previous Policy Positions

  • See our policy positions from 2022
  • See our policy positions from 2021
  • See our policy positions from 2020