Mayor Todd Gloria and Metropolis Council President Sean Elo-Rivera introduced in a joint assertion Monday they are going to deliver an amended Housing Motion Package deal 2.0 proposal for San Diego Metropolis Council consideration in December — a lot prior to anticipated.
Gloria’s package deal of incentives to extend housing stock for San Diegans together with homeless people, faculty college students and middle-income residents was struck down in a contentious public assembly final week.
The plan drew controversy as a result of it could permit builders to construct market-rate and required inexpensive housing in numerous areas, doubtlessly reinforcing present patterns of low-income housing.
“The package deal will embody amendments geared toward attaining our shared aim of accelerating housing alternatives for folks of all earnings ranges in all San Diego communities,” Gloria and Elo-Rivera said relating to the revised plan.
“The shortage of inexpensive housing in San Diego is related to each main problem our metropolis faces, and we should improve housing provide with the intention to deliver down housing prices. This Housing Motion Package deal will assist us do exactly that.”
Councilmember Monica Montgomery Steppe mentioned final week she couldn’t vote for the package deal until inexpensive housing was constructed alongside market-rate models to make sure “true integration” in communities.
The package deal additionally drew criticism from residents of single-family neighborhoods who oppose higher-density growth.