San Diego County and its largest metropolis are planning to work collectively to construct at the very least 10,000 reasonably priced housing items on public land and streamline allowing for builders.
Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher and Metropolis Council President Sean Elo-Rivera will lead a joint summit of the 2 governing our bodies on Monday the place a decision to maneuver ahead is predicted.
“Once we have a look at the reasonably priced housing state of affairs in our area, it’s time for us to start out fascinated about these issues collectively, in a method that makes essentially the most environment friendly use of our assets,” stated Fletcher.
“Our collaboration has the potential to unlock nice alternatives to make housing extra reasonably priced for San Diegans,” stated Elo-Rivera.
The 2 our bodies are anticipated to vote on a decision that commits the county and metropolis to:
- Streamline allowing and cut back different boundaries to speed up housing development.
- Construct 10,000 reasonably priced properties on government-owned land and maximize the group advantages of those properties, together with guaranteeing that the development creates good-paying jobs.
- Leverage public, non-public, and different funds to speed up reasonably priced housing improvement.
- Help increased densities at properties owned by the San Diego Housing Fee and its nonprofit affiliate.
The joint county-city housing summit is scheduled for 9 a.m. at Montezuma Corridor on the campus of San Diego State College. It’s open to the general public and might be broadcast on town TV channel.
The final time the 2 our bodies met collectively was in April 2000, in the beginning of the brand new millennium.
To discover ways to take part within the assembly, go to the County of San Diego web site or the Metropolis of San Diego web site.