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Affordable Housing Goals Up For Debate In Legislature

Affordable Housing Goals Up For Debate In Legislature


THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS IN SACRAMENTO. THE DEVELOPER HOPES TO OPEN THE 11 STORY 175 UNIT COMPLEX TOWARD THE END OF NEXT YEAR. AT THE STATE CAPITAL ALL EYES ARE ON THE ECONOMY AND THE FALLOUT SOARING REAL ESTATE. LEMOR ABRAMS IS LIVE GETTING ANSWERS ON WHAT’S BEING DONE. Reporter: SACRAMENTO IS ONE OF THE MANY LOCAL CITIES WITH CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS BUT WITH TOO MANY THERE IS A LACK OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS AND PEOPLE STRUGGLING TO COMPETE AGAINST THE PRICING REAL ESTATE MARKET. LAWMAKERS SAY THEY HAVE A SOLUTION ONLY THEIR PEN — PLAN IS BECOMING AN OBSTACLE. IN THE SMALL SUBURBAN CITY, STREET CORNERS ARE BEAMING WITH CONSTRUCTION AND NEW HOUSING PROJECTS. WE HAVE APPROVED 20,000 RESIDENTIAL UNITS SINCE 2000. SHE OVERSEES PROJECT PLANNING AND SAYS 10% OF NEW UNITS ARE MADE UP OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR ALL INCOME LEVELS BUT ACROSS THE STATE A DIFFERENT PICTURE IS EMERGING. HOMELESSNESS. I SLEPT IN CARS AND ON THE BUS WHEREVER I COULD. HE SAYS HE WAITED FIVE YEARS TO QUALIFY FOR A PLACE TO LIVE NOW HE IS AT THE STATE CAPITAL PUSHING LAWMAKERS TO CRACKDOWN ON COMMUNITIES BEHIND ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING. THE STATE SENATOR IS ONE OF 130 HOUSING MEASURES ATTEMPTING TO ADDRESS THE CRISIS. HIS BILL AIMS TO RUSH NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS BY ELIMINATING THE HOOPS IN PLACE THAT HE SEES TO APPROVE DEVELOPMENTS. TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS TO GET THEIR PERMITS WITHOUT ANY ADDITIONAL REVIEW. JASON SPEAKING ON BEHALF OF CITIES AND COUNTIES SAYS THE PROPOSAL UNFAIRLY STRIPS CONTROL AWAY FROM COMMUNITIES. WE THINK THE DECISIONS ARE MADE AT THE CITY GOVERNMENT WITH INPUT FROM RESIDENTS. NOW THE BILL HAS PASSED THE SENATE AND IS NOW PART OF THE BIGGER PACKAGE OF HOUSING PROPOSAL HEADED TO THE ASSEMBLY AND WILL LIKELY BE

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