Santa Cruz Good Times: “Did Santa Cruz Housing Measures Hurt Each Other?”
“As election day neared, one of the big questions in Santa Cruz County was how a slew of housing-related measures crowded onto local ballots might affect one other. At the statewide level, there were three housing-related measures, with two more locally.
Harway, the spokesperson for Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, notes that both of California’s statewide housing bonds passed, and she is optimistic about the future under Gov. Gavin Newsom, who casts himself as an ardent supporter of affordable housing.
Lane and Harway both say that one bright spot in the Measure H results is that the majority of voters did support it, although the results are well short of what was needed to accomplish anything concrete.
They are just beginning to muse about future solutions…”
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