Affordable Housing Update for February 4th: Advocating for Inclusionary Zoning

5 Feb

From February 4th, 2022

This week’s newsletter includes thoughts on two different statewide initiatives (one passed and one not) and how both can lead to more affordable housing.

Have you heard of SB9, the bill that allows homeowners to split their lots and thereby create more housing? If you would like to learn more about this controversial bill that went into effect on January 1st, this week’s update shares a link to KQED and a segment in which cofounding directors Jill Shook and Anthony Manousos are interviewed and dispel myths about this bill.

How about inclusionary housing? Affordable housing advocate Bert Newton shares how inclusionary housing in Pasadena has lead to over 1000 affordable homes, and how there’s a statewide coalition wanting to see this zoning throughout all of California.

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