The city wants to purchase a hotel near Imperial Beach to convert into a transitional housing facility. But the state’s Coastal Commission has said the project runs the risk of violating its requirement that cities preserve cheap hotel rooms near the beach. City Councilman David Alvarez alerted the agency to the project, which is in his district.
Chris Ward, who’s vying to represent the City Council district that’s home to the region’s most concentrated homeless population, claimed last month that 1,500 available shelter beds went unused during last year’s homeless count.
Father Joe’s Villages is shifting away from its longtime focus on transitional housing programs.
Meet Stacy LoMedico. Plus, the future of transitional housing, and would we be better off without special elections for seats on the state legislature?
The president of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association said the affordable housing fee isn’t even used to subsidize housing for low-income workers.