New State Law for Commercial and Industrial Condos

​Existing Condo Law Common interest developments (“CIDs”) in California are governed by the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act (“Davis-Stirling Act”).  CIDs mean a condominium project, planned development or stock cooperative.  […]

​Real estate developers who intend to sell residential units in larger condominium buildings should be aware of a change in California law as of July 1, 2014 with respect to […]

​In light of the dramatic increase in rental housing costs over the past year, the City is devoting substantial time, effort, and resources to attempt to address the chronic insufficiency […]

​Last Thursday, the San Francisco Planning Department delivered its first informational presentation to the Planning Commission on the status of a study that could have far-reaching effects on the City’s […]

​Recently, the California Court of Appeal clarified a long-standing ambiguity about so-called “spot zoning” by municipal governments, determining that the practice of singling out a single property is proper so […]

This week saw the introduction of two significant new housing policy measures designed to address an increasing call in the City for more housing of all types, particularly rental and […]