Barbara Bry, who’s running for City Council, recently wrote that Save San Diego Neighborhoods, a group trying to enforce tighter controls on vacation rentals, found more than 6,000 homes had been converted to mini-hotels citywide. Bry, who’s endorsed by the group, said those rentals were “directly contributing to the housing shortage” by removing them from the long-term renter or buyer market.

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed claims SANDAG’s proposed ballot measure favors public transportation projects in the city of San Diego, at the expense of North County. His statement misses a broader point fundamental to regional transportation planning: North County residents don’t live in bubbles.

VOSD Comment Policy

Voice of San Diego’s Comment Policy

If you have any questions about this policy please email info@voiceofsandiego.org. If you have a longer, more thoughtful comment, consider submitting a commentary.

×

Sign Up For VOSD’s Free Email Newsletters Today

Enter your email address below.
Choose your newsletters:

To stop this message from appearing for 30 days, Log in. If you’re a current subscriber, you can update your preferences by choosing a new combination.

×

San Diego’s Top Stories Delivered to Your Inbox

Get the FREE daily Morning Report.

To stop this message from appearing for 30 days, Log in.

×

Log In or Register

Registered users can follow narratives, comment on articles, check donation history and more.

If you’ve never logged in before, please create a free account. If you’re a VOSD member, please use the email address associated with your donations.

Forgot Password?

×