SacBee: California’s affordable housing crisis must be addressed

SacBee: California’s affordable housing crisis must be addressed
January 26, 2017 Peter

California leaders have pledged to protect our state’s prized values of inclusion, equity and opportunity as the nation ushers in a new political era. There is nothing that embodies these principles more than ensuring that all Californians have a safe place to live.

Unfortunately, Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2017-18 budget plan offers no new investment in affordable-home construction despite the fact that his own administration has declared that California’s housing crisis is as bad as it has ever been.