San Diego County

District 2

Supervisor Joel Anderson


Supervisors To Debate Fees For Development In Car-Centric Areas

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05/17/21
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But critics, including the Building Industry Association of San Diego County, argue it would make new housing prohibitively expensive in areas that are currently relatively affordable to the middle class. Supervisor Joel Anderson said at a press conference Monday that the policy would stifle new housing opportunities in his East County district, which includes El Cajon, Poway and Santee.

"We believe that people of color, we believe poor people, all should have an opportunity at homeownership," Anderson said. "It's the American dream, and yet this policy, if mishandled, will deny that dream to all these people."