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2019 Building Codes take effect January 1, 2020. They have now been published - time to learn about them! You can see, but not print, them at the Building Standards Commission website: Click here
2019 Energy Code (Title 24 Part 6) at Energy Commission Website
Watch on-demand video for 2019 Building Codes:
For Residential, Click Here
For Non-Residential, Click Here
Energy Code Training - EnergyCodeAce.com
New Democrat Coalition Report: Missing Millions of Homes (June 2018)
McKinsey Global Institute: Housing Affordability: A Supply-Side Tool Kit for Cities
- In Brief: A Tool Kit to Close California's Housing Gap
- Full Report:A Tool Kit to Close CA's Housing Gap: 3.5 Million Homes by 2015
Terner Center for Housing Innovation Study: Understanding the Drivers of Rising Construction Costs in California
There are many good resources for Building Industry professionals to stay current with the Ridge Rebuild and Housing Shortage activities. Here are a few:
We encourage adventurous souls with a strong understanding of financials, marketing, construction, and housing needs to investigate becoming a Developer.
Here are some websites to help:
National Association of Homebuilders
Council of Development Finance Agencies
California Municipal Finance Authority
Here are some publications that will help:
Making it Pencil: The Math Behind Housing Development
Residential Impact Fees in California
2017 Housing Package Legislation
In 2017, 15 bills were passed and signed in to law called the "Housing Package." California HCD set up a website so builders and developers can follow the progress on the implementation of the 15 bills' requirements.
Click here for the 2017 Housing Package Website.