League of California Cities Applauds Governor Newsom’s Partnership with Cities to Build Housing on State Surplus Property

Apr 11, 2019


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Sacramento – The League of California Cities issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s partnership with Cities to develop affordable housing on State-owned property. The following statement can be attributed to Carolyn Coleman, executive director of the League of California Cities.

“Addressing California’s housing crisis is a shared responsibility. We’re pleased that the Administration continues to look for ways to collaborate with cities to increase supply of housing available for working class families.

“The League of California Cities continues to work with our partners at the state level to find workable solutions to help families struggling with the high cost of housing.”


Established in 1898, the League of California Cities is a nonprofit statewide association that advocates for cities with the state and federal governments and provides education and training services to elected and appointed city officials.