Press Releases

​​​​​​​Assemblymember Holden Introduces Bill to Help Transform 710 Corridor Vacant Land into Affordable Housing

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 512, which would allow Housing Related Entities (HREs), like city housing departments and affordable housing developers, to purchase vacant land owned by Caltrans in the 710 North Corridor, at the original purchase price, for the purpose of building affordable housing.

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on Eviction Moratorium

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California State Legislature passed legislation, SB 91, to extend the moratorium on evictions for non-payment of rent due to COVID-19 financial hardship, from January 31, 2021, to June 30, 2021. Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

State Legislators Celebrate Life of Rose Ochi

Sacramento, CA - Today, the California Legislature adjourned in memory to celebrate the life of civil rights activist and attorney, Takayo Rose Matsui Ochi, led by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Reginald Jones-Sawyer, and Al Muratsuchi.