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North Park – Higher Density, Better Design – Union Tribune, August 2016

HIGHER DENSITY, SMARTER DESIGN New North Park community plan promises more density, but better design that is concentrated in three main transportation corridors BY ROGER SHOWLEY North Park, one of San Diego’s earliest suburbs for the city’s burgeoning population a century ago, is the epicenter of another development trend: infill. With most “greenfield” development sites [...]

By | 2016-09-12T17:41:03+00:00 August 7th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

How to Solve California’s Housing Shortage? Build ‘Granny Flats’ in Homeowners’ Backyards

To help ease California’s housing crisis, Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are turning to people’s backyards. Multiple bills with the endorsement of Brown are moving through the Legislature to make it easier for homeowners to build small units on their properties, whether in their garages, as additions to existing homes or as new, freestanding [...]

By | 2016-08-26T17:11:49+00:00 July 26th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

Bay Area Council – By Right Toolkit

GOAL: BUILD EDUCATION AND AWARENESS IN SUPPORT OF GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN’S “BY-RIGHT” HOUSING PROPOSAL During the legislative recess, the Right to Build Coalition will lead a robust education and awareness campaign in support of Governor Jerry Brown’s landmark reform proposal – “By-Right" Housing Proposal (also known as the Streamlining Affordable Housing Approvals 2016-17 Budget Trailer [...]

By | 2016-08-26T17:10:31+00:00 July 25th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments