SF Examiner: Eye on the State: Leaders must find political will to fund housing, fight displacement

SF Examiner: Eye on the State: Leaders must find political will to fund housing, fight displacement
August 27, 2017 Peter

State leaders have finally woken up to the affordable housing crisis raging throughout California. A slew of housing bills were introduced this year with different approaches to the problem. The governor and real estate companies sought deregulation of high-priced housing construction, while affordable housing and community advocates pushed for what families being priced out of neighborhoods need most urgently: funds to build more homes that low-income people can afford and removal of state constraints on local affordable housing and anti-displacement policies.

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