City of Pasadena logoOn April 1, 2022, City of Pasadena Mayor Victor M. Gordo released a letter to Pasadena residents disputing California Attorney General Rob Bonta’s claims that Pasadena is in violation of Senate Bill 9, a housing law passed by the Legislature in 2021. “It is important that I communicate and provide the supporting documentation, directly to our residents who are entitled to know that the City of Pasadena is NOT in violation of SB 9 as wrongfully asserted by the Attorney General. ” states Mayor Gordo.Attached to Mayor Gordo’s letter to Pasadena residents is the formal response from the Mayor to the Attorney General, as well as a detailed legal response from City Attorney Michele Beal Bagneris.

Pasadena Mayor and City Response to AG Bonta