REALTORS® and Chamber’s newly released Housing Scorecard audit of regional home building shows county only producing half the units needed to meet demand
SAN DIEGO (July 13, 2017) – A new analysis by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) finds the region’s housing crisis is on track to get much worse by 2020, driving even more seniors and families out of the Golden State and hurting our local economy.
The “Housing Scorecard” compares the progress of each of the 18 cities and the County of San Diego in permitting the construction of new homes and provides an accurate depiction of how the housing market is impacting San Diegans.
“Time and again we hear from employers who say their employees and potential employees can’t find housing they can afford,” said Jerry Sanders, Chamber President and CEO. “For businesses in San Diego to continue to grow and create jobs we need to make sure our workforce can afford to live here.”
San Diego County Taxpayers Association Announces New Process to Evaluate Climate Action and Related Plans
New process is similar to the Association’s school bond evaluation criteria.
SAN DIEGO (July 12, 2017) — The San Diego County Taxpayers Association informed public agency and elected leaders throughout the region on Tuesday that they should prioritize cost effectiveness while pursuing climate change goals. In a letter to leaders across the region, the Association also announced it is developing a new endorsement process that local governments should pursue to ensure climate change policies create the highest return on investment for taxpayers. The new process is similar to the Association’s school bond evaluation criteria, which San Diegans have relied on for decades.