Assisted housing development requirement in housing element law

Amended by SB 286
Government Code §65583.1

Under California’s housing element law, any unit of housing to be preserved as affordable housing for persons of low or very low incomes must now be in an assisted housing development.

Requirements for manufactured housing constructed above 4000 ft. elevation

Amended by SB 286
Health and Safety Code §18552

The rules pertaining to the construction, location and use of manufactured housing above a certain elevation now include manufactured housing accessory buildings and structures. In addition, the elevation at which these rules apply has been changed from 5000 feet to 4000 feet.

Snow roof load maintenance programs for these manufactured housing units are defined by the Department of Health and Safety.

Recreational vehicle parks and trailer parks now called special occupancy parks

Amended by SB 286
Health and Safety Code §18909

Rules for building standards now reflect a change from the names of recreational vehicle parks and/or trailer parks to “special occupancy park”.

Prepayment timeline added to definition of property “at risk of conversion”

Amended by SB 286
Revenue and Taxation Code §§12206, 17058, 23610.5

For the purposes of insurance, personal income tax, or corporation tax, apartment complexes with at least 50% of the units on government assistance no longer have to be ineligible for the a state tax-exempt mortgage revenue bonds as allocated by the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee in order to qualify for the low-income housing credit under Internal Revenue Code Section 42.

The rent, income level, and prepayment restrictions in the definition for “at risk of conversion” has been changed from within five years after the date of application to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee to any time within five years before or after the date of application.