On Density, Community Character and ‘the Race Card’
An environmental lawyer made waves earlier this month by calling "bullshit" on detractors of increasing housing density. A round-up of the ensuing conversation reveals just how polarizing the topic has become.
Matthew Hose | October 28, 2014 |
Inside Connections Housing’s Rough First Year
A year after it opened, Connections Housing is still experiencing growing pains. Permanent residents and interim residents are governed by different rules and separate agencies, and a recent grand jury report highlighted ongoing budget issues.
Gwyneth Shoecraft | July 14, 2014 |
The 500 Percent Fee Hike on Developers That Passed With Barely a Peep
Megan Burks | June 11, 2014 |
A Triple-Threat Approach to Solving SD’s Housing Crisis
David Gatzke | March 7, 2014 |
San Diego Homes: Overpriced? Yes. Bubble? Not So Much.
San Diego homes are now about as expensive as they were at 1979 and 1990 valuation peaks. Valuations are still well below the levels reached during the last decade, however, and San Diego housing doesn't appear to qualify as a "bubble."
Rich Toscano | February 11, 2014 |
San Diego Explained: The Affordable Housing Fee, Revisited
Catherine Green | January 9, 2014 |
Fact Check: Is David Alvarez Protecting Home Values?
A campaign flyer for David Alvarez says a measure he championed has been "protecting people's property values when banks foreclose on neighboring homes." There's not much evidence to prove whether that's true.
Scott Lewis | December 17, 2013 |
VOSD Overheard: Affording the Affordable Housing Fee
Catherine Green | November 19, 2013 |
The Sad Facts About the Big Affordable Housing Fee Hike
The money collected create only a few of the tens of thousands of housing units planners think San Diego needs in the next two decades and that's an admission that the market will have to do the rest.