SM Daily Journal: “Local officials contend with housing bills”

SM Daily Journal: “Local officials contend with housing bills”

“With each day new, a fresh piece of housing legislation seemingly arrives in Sacramento as lawmakers urgently scramble to fix the affordability crisis plaguing countless Californians. And just as positions form on sweeping proposals, more detailed bills are continuously introduced during a legislative session only a couple years removed from the most aggressive slate of housing laws ever passed…

“Pedro Galvao, senior policy manager with the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, said ambitious approaches are necessary to meet the needs of those crunched by the housing shortage.

“’We need bold solutions to address our housing emergency and we look forward to working with the governor and the Legislature to pass bills that address our communities’ critical housing needs,’ he said in an email.”

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Alina Harway