San Diego County tackles housing shortage with general plan changes

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Supervisor Joel Anderson asked staff to report the amount of housing constructed each year, instead of every four years, saying that annual tally will be important for tracking whether the county is meeting its targets.

He also asked planners to think more broadly about the kinds of homes they permit and encourage, in an effort to boost housing production while cutting prices.

“More housing types that are easier to construct and are more affordable, I think, should be part of that consideration,” Anderson said. “I’d like to add a variety of housing types, including but not limited to movable tiny houses, 3D-printed homes and new prefab housing types that meet state and local building code standards.”