On this week’s podcast, Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis and Sara Libby sit down with Assemblyman Brian Maienschein to discuss his crucial vote on a bill to fund affordable housing.
As local, state and federal governments continue to raise and impose new taxes and permit fees, they make it harder for families – especially low-income families – to save for a home.
Without adequate, stable sources of funding, the development of affordable housing in California will continue to lag behind.
On this week’s podcast, co-hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts explain why #WaitForSD fits like a glove when it comes to talking about some of the city’s biggest political dramas.
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.