The awards program recognizes local government projects that
reduce waste and costs and promote sustainability.
An underused set of funding resources offers tools that cities can use for virtually any site.
The small-town feeling of community that many of us experienced
as youngsters has become more elusive. Volunteering gives us a
sense of connectedness and offers multiple benefits.
Significant barriers and disincentives constrain the production
of housing. These include local and national economic and job
market conditions, challenges for developers and a lack of
Although the No Place Like Home program funds will not be
available until 2018, the California Department of Housing and
Community Development has released the Notice of Funding
Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for
A recent report underscores the critical need in California to
develop a transportation funding solution that will keep
residents and the economy moving forward.
We can either pay to fix and maintain our infrastructure today or
pay much more in the future to replace it.
The League is focusing on public safety, affordable housing, the
homelessness crisis and funding for critical transportation and
Understanding the essentials of city finance is critical for city
decision-makers. Elected officials find their job is easier when
they can explain municipal finance’s basic elements to their…
Though every city is different, some essential elements of city
revenues are common to cities throughout California.
After years of fiscal challenges, the city implemented innovative
programs to boost efficiency and accountability.
Cities and counties are partnering with the California Statewide
Communities Development Authority to offer developers a way to
maximize project cash flow.
The resource center offers a spectrum of collaborative examples.
The consequences of opioid misuse are increasingly deadly.
The League is taking unprecedented steps in response to an
alarming increase in the state’s homeless population.
The new tool gives cities much-needed flexibility.
A municipal lease transaction should be evaluated for various
City officials seeking creative ways to finance economic
development projects should take a look at the tools provided by