Register Pajaronian: “County supervisors approve housing bond, sales tax measure”

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“The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday paved the way for voters in November to decide on two measures that could affect their pocketbooks even as they fund housing projects and other social services.

The supervisors approved both measures unanimously.

Appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot will be the affordable housing bond measure, a $140 million bond that would fund affordable housing projects throughout the county. The measure needs a two-thirds majority to pass…

Alina Harway, communications director for the nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California, said the concern over affordable housing should be a countywide issue.

‘These concerns aren’t someone else’s problem,’ she said. ‘When we’re concerned about our community, it’s the responsibility of the community to come together and find solutions.’”

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