“Newsom has helped pass laws to limit cities’ ability to restrict new construction, protect renters from evictions, and limit rent spikes. He included $1.75 billion in his first budget to boost housing construction through grants, loans and tax credits.
“Amie Fishman, executive director of the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, praised the governor’s actions this year on housing, but said Newsom’s office now needs a specific housing leader.
“‘The priority was to get new resources and new policies passed,’ Fishman said. ‘Now the urgency is to make sure those resources and policies are maximized to have the impact that Californians need.'”
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