A huge step forward or a major mistake? Denver's new affordable housing policy draws praise and criticism
More housing for struggling parents at risk of becoming homeless or increased development costs that will not only drive up apartment rents in Denver but also hurt small business owners looking to get into new commercial space? Projecting what the Denver City Council’s late-night adoption of the long-in-the-works “expanding housing affordability” policy will mean going forward depends on the prognosticator’s perspective.
The Denver Post • June 7, 2022
Akron officials ask residents to help shape city's approach to housing policy
After hearing multiple complaints in recent months, City Council members are leading six groups of volunteers to recommend steps the city should take to address housing issues.
Akron Beacon Journal • June 26, 2022
Council’s legislative policy committee to review California’s new bill allowing housing on college, church property
The Legislative Policy Committee will review and discuss SB1336, a bill that allows affordable housing on college campuses and churches. The bill allows faith institutions and nonprofit colleges to build affordable housing by right. The bill passed unanimously in the State Senate and the Assembly Housing Committee, but failed to get out of the legislature.
Pasadena Now • June 27, 2022