We asked a handful of San Diego architects and housing advocates to weigh in on the city’s new laws meant to encourage building granny flats. Most said that while the changes are a good first step, city leaders should go even further in helping make granny flats an easy and affordable option in order to ease the housing crisis.
OB might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but everyone is welcome. Unless you’re Target.
The city needs to consider a variety of innovative short- and long-term measures to develop new housing units, with a focus on affordable and workforce housing.
More development is on the way to southeastern San Diego, but leaders are concerned the retail and commercial sections of new mixed-use projects will sit empty.
Two businessmen and the city councilman who represents downtown are calling on the mayor and fellow city leaders to pursue immediate steps to stem the city’s growing homeless crisis.
California legislators and our governor have the ability to reform the building permit process to create more housing much faster.
A small architecture and development firm in Little Italy is taking a radical approach to building housing – they’ll work for free.
Build Better San Diego, composed of labor unions, environmentalists and community organizing groups, is eyeing a housing-focused tax measure to fund subsidized housing.
San Diego County permitted a little more than three units per 1,000 people in 2016. That’s dwarfed by the level of new housing permits in other fast-growing Sun Belt cities.
In this week’s San Diego Explained, NBC 7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Maya Srikrishnan describe some of the solutions politicians are proposing to ease the housing crisis.