Litigation Documents

This page contains links to documents and news articles related to the litigation by four charter and two general law cities  against SB-9 and the proposed litigation against HCD (Housing and Community Development) regarding the audit of the RHNA numbers.

Workshop Series

  • Part 1: Why a Campaign to Sue the State? (November 3, 2022)
  • Part 2: A Systematic Approach to Reach the Goal. (November 10, 2022)
  • Part 3: From Victim Mentality (“our hands are tied”) to Making a Difference! (November  17, 2022)
  • Part 4: Critical Next Steps.(December 1, 2022)

Town Hall Series

  • Part 1: Pam Lee on SB-9 and RHNA Lawsuits (August 10, 2022)
  • Part 2: Michael Barnes on RHNA (August 24, 2022)
    • Michael Barnes Presentation (Video)
    • Michael Barnes Slide Presentation (PDF)
    • Susan Kirsch, Action Ideas (PDF)
  • Part 3: Bob Silvestri on Housing Policies (September 7, 2022)
    • Bob Silvestri Presentation (Video)
    • Bob Silvestri Slide Presentation (PDF)
    • Susan Kirsch, Action Ideas  (PDF)
  • Part 4: Mike Griffiths and John Cruikshank on Joining the Lawsuit (September 21, 2022)
    • Mike Griffiths & John Cruikshank (Video)
    • Susan Kirsch, Action Ideas  (PDF)
  • 2022 Town Hall Series Press Releases (#1 Aug 2, 2022) (#2 Aug 18, 2022) (#3 Sept 2, 2022) (#4 Sept 15, 2022)

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