A group of Board of Supervisors candidates and local organizations will call on state legislators Thursday to pass a bill that would mandate rent control statewide. Read the full story in ABC 10News.
Protesters and local political hopefuls are increasing pressure on state lawmakers to pass a bill that would mandate a form of rent regulation statewide. Read the full story in Fox 5.
A group of Board of Supervisors candidates and local organizations will call on state legislators today to pass a bill that would mandate rent control statewide. Read the full story in KUSI.
Proposition 10 was designed to repeal a 1995 law known as the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which limits county and city governments’ ability to slow rent hikes. Since Prop 10 failed to pass in 2018, San Diego rents have only continued to skyrocket. These three bills could help curb rapidly increasing rents and minimize the…
Coalition says it has the signatures for a measure to roll back Proposition 13 protections for businesses | San Diego Union-Tribune
Forty years after the passage of the landmark Proposition 13 ballot initiative in California, a coalition of social justice organizations, labor unions, elected officials and other groups is working to roll back the part of that proposition that lets many businesses avoid steep increases in property taxes. Read Full Article by San Diego Union-Tribune
George Almanon was one of the last residents to remain in PQ Village. “I’m kind of sad and my wife doesn’t want to leave this place,” he said, “because it’s a nice area and quiet.” Read Full Article by San Diego Reader
On June 26, San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved its largest budget ever: a $6.27 billion budget that includes increased commitments to mental health, homelessness and addiction services, breaking down barriers to success for those exiting the criminal justice system, increasing housing affordability and investing in neighborhoods and natural resources. Read Full Article…
Over the past year, you stood with us to protect people like Nieves from losing their homes in Peñasquitos Village – the last affordable housing development in Rancho Peñasquitos. Thanks to you, we reached an agreement with the developers to offer Nieves and her neighbors better relocation assistance and expanded access to affordable housing. But…
The San Diego City Council approved on Monday construction of a 600-unit housing complex in Rancho Peñasquitos that could become a model for alleviating the city’s housing crisis. Read Full Article by San Diego Union-Tribune
On Monday, the San Diego City Council will consider a proposal to demolish hundreds of housing units at Peñasquitos Village, or PQ Village, and replace them with roughly 600 new units. Read Full Article by Voice of San Diego