California Bill Would Allow Unrestricted Housing by Transit, Solve State Housing Crisis

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

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“It’s just about the most radical attack on California’s affordability crisis you could imagine.

Almost everyone agrees California needs more housing. The state is home to 6 of the country’s 10 most expensive metro areas, in part because of decades of under-building.      

Wiener’s bill, SB-827, flies in the face of every assumption Americans have held about neighborhood politics and design for a century. Transit hubs are exactly where more housing can be built with the least effect on traffic, so that’s the practice Wiener’s bill tries to promote.”

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