2019 Housing Legislative Update Webinar
California Housing Legislative Update
This webinar will provide an overview of the state legislative changes related to housing in the past two legislative sessions. The focus will be on what local government planners need to know. There will also be a discussion on proposals in the current legislative session. This session is 1.5 AICP legal credits. The event is open to local housing planners and APA members. Participants can attend in person or online. For more information, please contact SACOG staff senior planner Greg Chew, (916) 340-6227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest Presenter-Eric Phillips of Goldfarb & Lipman LLP
Eric Phillips is an attorney at Goldfarb & Lipman LLP practising in the areas of land use, CEQA compliance, community development, and housing law. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Eric worked as an urban planning consultant, and he currently serves as the Vice President for Policy and Legislation for the California Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Mr. Phillips currently represents clients in all phases of the development process, including entitlement and administrative approvals, CEQA compliance, and fair housing compliance. He also serves as special counsel to numerous public agencies and provides advice on writing ordinances and legislative findings related to zoning, subdivisions, inclusionary housing programs, and impact fees. Mr. Phillips has an undergraduate planning degree from Cornell University and a J.D. from U.C. Berkeley School of Law.