Welcome to the Senate Housing Committee

Senate Housing Committee meets every 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Room 4203. 

Submit Position Letter

The committee staff does not accept emailed position letter. Please use the link above to submit letters electronically. Letters are due the Wednesday before the hearing by noon. For more information, refer to the 'Position Letter' tab.


To protect public health and slow the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the State Capitol is closed to the public.  However, we are working remotely to continue to serve you. 

  • We are answering calls to our main office line and responding to all email communication during the business hours of 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). 
  • We will continue to receive position letters on all legislation via the Advocacy Portal and our mailing address. Please refer to the "Position letters" tab above for more information.
  • We will be updating our website on the status of our bill hearings under the "Bill Hearings" tab above.
  • Author’s Amendments to bills in our committee will be accepted and processed during the recess. Please email the committee assistant Cicely Chisholm at Cicely.Chisholm@sen.ca.gov.

Please note the various ways we are available to assist you:

Committee phone: 916-651-4124

Committee Staff:

Thank you for understanding and please reach out should you need to communicate with the committee office.

JURISDICTION:  Bills relating to housing, including those that affect state housing funding programs for low- and moderate-income families, homelessness, housing elements and land use approvals for housing developments, housing successor agencies and the housing obligations of local financing districts, manufactured housing, building codes and standards, and common interest developments.


Senator Scott D. Wiener (Chair)
Senator Mike Morrell (Vice Chair)
Senator Patricia C. Bates
Senator Anna M. Caballero
Senator Maria Elena Durazo
Senator Mike McGuire
Senator John M. W. Moorlach
Senator Richard D. Roth
Senator Nancy Skinner
Senator Thomas J. Umberg
Senator Bob Wieckowski

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