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Everything you need to know about Gov. Jerry Brown’s housing plan

California's governor wants to speed up local government approval for affordable housing as a way to stem the state's housing crisis.

We've covered the plan extensively since Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled the measure in his May budget revision, through stories and via Twitter.

Below is a chronology of our coverage, which will help you understand what Brown's proposal will do and track its progress. We plan to continue updating this post as the legislation progresses.

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Explainer: This is how California’s governor wants to make it easier to build affordable housing

Brown’s reasoning: Governor: We can't buy our way out of the affordable housing problem


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Analysis: Gov. Jerry Brown's housing proposal should be even stronger, legislative analyst says


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The opposition: Labor unions, environmentalists are biggest opponents of Gov. Brown's affordable housing plan


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Funding push continues: Lawmakers continue to press governor for more affordable-housing dollars


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Support from Washington: White House signals support for Gov. Jerry Brown's housing plan


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The consequences: Why cities have an incentive to cheat under the governor's new housing plan


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The Legislature weighs in: Legislators approve $3-billion low-income housing bond to address statewide shortage

Big potential impact in big cities: Gov. Jerry Brown's housing plan could wipe away development rules in Los Angeles and San Francisco


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The budget includes a promise to deal with housing: Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers strike California budget deal that adds money for housing and child care


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Support from the mayor: Garcetti endorses Gov. Jerry Brown's housing plan


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State construction worker unions hammer the housing plan: Why construction unions are fighting Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan for more housing

The governor softens his stance: Gov. Jerry Brown softens stance on construction worker pay in housing proposal


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The small alternative: How to solve California's housing shortage? Build 'granny flats' in homeowners' backyards

Talks are breaking down: Labor and environmental groups say they are done negotiating over Gov. Jerry Brown's housing plan


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ALSO

Gov. Jerry Brown's housing plan could wipe away development rules in Los Angeles and San Francisco

 

Legislators approve $3-billion low-income housing bond to address statewide shortage

 

Updates from Sacramento


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