Press Democrat: New report details Sonoma County renters’ woes

Press Democrat: New report details Sonoma County renters’ woes

“Those involved in the report acknowledged they hope county residents will be moved to take action to obtain more affordable housing, perhaps even voting for a new housing tax as a dozen California communities have recently approved. Among the housing measures approved last year, said Schwartz, was a $950 million bond program in Santa Clara County and a $580 million bond program in Alameda County…

Alina Harway, communications director for the Non-Profit Housing Association, said getting more affordable homes built will rely in part on state intervention, either through potential legislation or a state bond in order to make more funds available.

“The No. 1 thing the state can do is reinvest in communities,” she said.”

 

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Alina Harway