Why a California Plan to Build More Homes Is Failing

California state Sen. Toni Atkins is working to fix some of the obstacles homeowners meet when trying to build under SB9. A middle-aged lady sitting in front of the California State Flag wearing a red outfit

By Christine Mai-Duc, Wall Street Journal Only a few dozen people have built housing under a law allowing them to construct duplexes alongside single-family houses When California legislators voted in 2021 to eliminate zoning laws that require neighborhoods to have only single family homes, supporters celebrated it as a tool to alleviate the state’s crippling housing shortage. Opponents … Read more