How will California fund affordable housing as federal support declines?
On this edition of Your Call, we're talking about building affordable housing. Families cramming into RVs to survive illustrate how bad the need is inCalifornia. There’s demand for an estimated 1.5 million units, but the new federal tax plan is expected to reduce California’s housing budget by 20 percent. How will California build these units?
Federal budgets have neglected low-income renters for years, and new proposals call for sharp cuts to key housing programs. How will they tackle our housing crisis with shrinking support from the federal government?
Amie Fishman, executive director of the Non Profit Housing Association of Northern California, representing more than 750 affordable housing developers, advocates, and community leaders
Sam Moss, executive director of the Mission Housing Development Corporation, one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in San Francisco, serving 3,000 residents
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