AB-448 Joint Powers Authority: Orange County Housing Trust (2017-2018)


Amended in Senate May 31, 2018


A housing trust fund will be created for OC if CA passes AB 448 (Daly) 2018.

Below is excerpt introduced in response to the OC Homelessness crisis. Thanks to the tireless work of activists and advocates such as Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition and its founder attorney Mohammed Aly.
Introduced by Assembly Member Members Daly and Quirk-Silva
(Coauthors: Senators Bates, Moorlach, and Nguyen):

An act to amend Section 54930 of add Section 6539.5 to the Government Code, relating to local government. joint powers.


AB 448, as amended, Daly. Local governments: parcel taxes: notice.

Joint powers authorities: Orange County Housing Trust.
Existing law authorizes 2 or more public agencies, by agreement, to form a joint powers authority to exercise any power common to the contracting parties, as specified. Existing law authorizes the agreement to set forth the manner by which the joint powers authority will be governed.

This bill would authorize the creation of the Orange County Housing Trust, a joint powers authority, for the purposes of funding housing specifically assisting the homeless population and persons and families of extremely low, very low, and low income within the County of Orange, as specified.

This bill would make legislative findings and declarations as to the necessity of a special statute for the County of Orange.


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