Among the 130 housing bills before the state Legislature is one sponsored by the city of San Diego that would allow local housing authorities, like the San Diego Housing Commission, to build middle-income housing.
Assemblyman Todd Gloria’s housing bill package includes measures aimed at middle-income housing and homeless youth, San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten makes her case for more state funding and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Though plans for a border wall – a literal barricade dividing the U.S. and Mexico – are moving forward, the vision for a property just south of the existing border fence strives to connect Tijuana and San Diego more than ever by becoming a hub for where people from both sides of the border can live and work.
Housing costs have repelled many prospective migrants, and at the same time encouraged residents to relocate to Riverside County. Disproportionately, those leaving San Diego for Riverside are low-income people, not well-off homeowners chasing a bigger house.
Even though the vacancy rate for downtown office space is the lowest it’s been in years, most developers and investors building in East Village are still sticking with the safer bet: apartments.
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 […]
East Village is in the midst of an unprecedented building boom. People of the neighborhood are filled with hopes, and concerns, about how the neighborhood will look once the cranes come down.
SANDAG reform would empower San Diego’s mayor, a new bill targets a CEQA loophole many developers are fond of, Bo Derek makes an unlikely cameo and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Polling shows 2016 voters opposed residential development – especially Republican voters.
On this week’s show, housing market analyst talks about why home prices are high but home payments might not be, and Union-Tribune reporter Lyndsay Winkley sheds light and context on the city’s rising murder rate.