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Low income housing here isn't really all that 'low'
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on Jan 20, 2012
While city officials await final approval from Alameda County Superior Court, the Urban Habitat affordable housing coalition and the state's Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on their recent action rezoning 73 acres here for high density, so-called affordable housing, it might help to point out that some of the very-low to low-income units that could be built on these sites are not all that "low" to start with. The City Council was compelled to rezone the sites to comply with orders stemming from a successful suit by Urban Habitat and the state Attorney General (Governor Brown at the time) to make land available for more workforce or affordable housing.
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posted Friday, January 20, 2012, 12:00 AM