New York Times: California Starts Tackling Huge Affordable Housing Shortage

New York Times: California Starts Tackling Huge Affordable Housing Shortage

“We need to get to a scale that meets the challenge that we’re facing,” said Amie Fishman, executive director of the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California. “Housing is fundamentally what makes people be able to live and go to work and feed their children.”

 

Fishman noted 74 percent of San Francisco voters backed that bond, displaying a potential appetite among Californians to tackle the housing crisis. But building under that bond is still in the planning stages. The city issued $75 million in those bonds in October 2016, with the money split among public, low-income and middle-income housing…”

 

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Alina Harway