Mountain View Voice on the CASA compact

Mountain View Voice on the CASA compact

“California lawmakers are taking aggressive action to address the state’s crippling housing shortage in 2019. But despite political momentum and popular support, the state’s campaign to fix the broken housing market is facing a growing backlash from cities on the Peninsula…

“Any true solution to the housing crisis means some of California’s vaunted ideals of local autonomy may need to be sacrificed, said Amie Fishman, executive director of the Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California.

“‘This impacts our children, our education system, our economy, even the climate. Every single aspect of our lives is affected by this housing crisis,’ she said. ‘It’s been really easy to say no, and that’s why we’re in such a crisis today.'”

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Alina Harway