Welcome to the Senate Housing Committee

Submit Position Letter

If you have a position letter on any bills that have been referred to our committee, please submit them through the Advocates Portal, mail them to our address, or email our committee email as soon as possible. All letters are added to the official bill record.

Please use the link above to submit letters electronically, and refer to the "Position Letters" tab for more information.

As of February 28, 2023, the Governor terminated the state's COVID-19 State of Emergency.  Procedures put in place to accommodate the pandemic restrictions have been reverted back to pre-pandemic practices.  Teleconference testimony during committee hearings will no longer be available. 

The Senate continues to welcome the public and provides access to both in-person and written participation for public comment. If you are unable to attend a hearing in person, written comments or testimony can be provided directly to the committees by emailing the committee or utilizing the Advocacy Portal. 

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.

The Senate Housing Committee meets the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesdays of the month at 1:30pm. Please check the Daily File and Bill Hearings tab more more information or any changes.


Senator Nancy Skinner (Chair)
Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (Vice Chair)
Senator Catherine Blakespear
Senator Anna M. Caballero
Senator Dave Cortese
Senator Caroline Menjivar
Senator Steve Padilla
Senator Kelly Seyarto
Senator Thomas J. Umberg
Senator Aisha Wahab

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