Among the housing reform plans put forward by several City Council members and Mayor Kevin Faulconer, there is some significant agreement that could open the door to actual policy changes.
Thank you for your coverage of San Diego’s short-term vacation rental issues. Your articles have brought to light many important facts, and yes, I agree the policy-making process has been dysfunctional. I see that changing. Now, the mayor and the City Council agree there is a housing crisis. Low vacancy rates and the resulting higher […]
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.
Encinitas tried to get creative in dealing with its housing affordability problem. It didn’t work.