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.
California legislators and our governor have the ability to reform the building permit process to create more housing much faster.
On this week’s podcast, Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts talk with David Graham, the city’s deputy chief operating officer for neighborhood services, to break down how the Housing SD plan will help develop more affordable housing.
Sen. Toni Atkins’ bill to fund construction of affordable housing, one of her signature efforts as a state legislator, cleared a big hurdle this week when it passed the state Senate on Thursday. SB 2 would impose a $75 fee on certain real estate documents. Because the bill imposes a new fee, it had a […]
If you take one high-profile count of the region’s homeless at face value, you’d assume homelessness in the South Bay is dropping. But a closer look reveals many homeless families there are hidden out of sight, a reality that has real implications for some of the most vulnerable populations in the South Bay.
County supervisors for years have focused on buildings and the county’s bank account (plus flirtations with the Chargers and a gondola). Two county supervisors’ pitch to dip into reserve funds for affordable housing speaks to a growing movement calling on San Diego County to dip into its bank account to address today’s problems rather than staving off long-term ones.
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 City Councilman Scott Sherman teamed up with Councilman David Alvarez a few months ago to host a housing summit in which the public offered input and presented solutions to San Diego’s housing crisis. One solution offered was easing restrictions to build accessory dwelling units, or granny flats. Granny flats are smaller, independent units […]
But one of the biggest factors holding San Diego up is its inability to first come to terms with the region’s housing need.
Hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts sat down with Councilmen David Alvarez and Scott Sherman to talk about the odd couple’s new housing plan.