Making It in the Bay

New California Laws That Could Help With Bay Area's Soaring Cost of Living

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Hundreds of new laws will take effect in California in 2022, including a rise in the minimum wage and a simpler process to divide properties for additional residential units.

The new minimum wage in the state will jump to $15 an hour for employers with 26 or more workers and $14 an hour for smaller businesses.

Senate Bill 9 will become a law making it simpler for homeowners to divide their residential property in order to add a unit or convert an existing unit into a duplex.

Kris Sanchez has the full story in the video above.

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