The San Diego County Board of Supervisors and San Diego Metropolis Council Monday agreed unanimously on a decision aligning the 2 our bodies in plans to assemble 10,000 models of housing on government-owned land, use accessible funding for housing and discover residential density choices.
“The decision the county and metropolis handed permits us to drive towards an formidable purpose of constructing extra reasonably priced housing within the area and places us in alignment with the way to obtain it,” stated Nathan Fletcher, chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. “This was one other vital step in strengthening our relationship with the town of San Diego. I hope the opposite 17 jurisdictions and quite a few businesses see this as motivation to hitch us as we work to construct 10,000 models of housing on authorities land by 2030.”
The uncommon joint-summit at San Diego State College’s Montezuma Corridor was the primary time the 2 our bodies met since April 25, 2000. It featured shows by a neighborhood reasonably priced housing knowledgeable, a philanthropic group and the San Diego Housing Fee detailing housing wants and potential options.
“Housing is a human proper,” stated San Diego Metropolis Council President Sean Elo-Rivera. “The actions taken as we speak by the Metropolis Council and the County Board of Supervisors are a step towards accelerating the manufacturing of reasonably priced houses so all San Diegans can profit from the muse for alternative that secure housing offers.”
The decision commits the county and metropolis to:
- Assist efforts to strengthen, streamline and deal with allowing and different obstacles to accelerating housing manufacturing.
- Assist efforts to construct 10,000 reasonably priced houses on government- owned land and maximize the neighborhood advantages on these properties, together with alignment with transit traces, Local weather Motion Plan targets and making certain that building creates well-paying jobs.
- Assist efforts to leverage public, non-public and different funds to speed up reasonably priced housing with urgency.
- Assist the exploration of the densification of properties owned by the San Diego Housing Fee or its nonprofit affiliate and additional broaden housing providers.
Greater than 150 folks attended the assembly, with greater than 50 folks talking to the housing disaster.
4 of the 5 members of the Board of Supervisors and eight of 9 metropolis councilmembers voted in favor of the decision. Supervisor Jim Desmond and Councilwoman Vivian Moreno have been absent.
–Metropolis Information Service