The Housing Crisis
We believe that all people – including our local workforce, low-income families, people with disabilities, youth, and seniors – deserve a healthy and secure home. You can be an advocate for affordable housing by spreading the word, participating in community-planning processes, and asking your local elected officials to support affordable housing.
BECOME AN ADVOCATE IN
5 EASY STEPS
Educate yourself and others about the need for and the benefits of affordable housing.
Support affordable housing proposals in your neighborhood. Participate in the community-planning process and encourage your neighbors to do the same.
Testify and support affordable housing at public hearings and city council meetings.
Mobilize and engage your organization, neighborhood group, congregation, school, etc. in affordable housing advocacy.
Call and write your local elected officials and ask them to support affordable housing.
Housing Development Approval Process
Learn how housing development decisions are made and how you can make an impact and have your voice heard. Participate in the process and advocate for your community.
LOWER LEVEL ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS EXPLAINED:
A Negative Declaration or Mitigated Negative Declaration is a short document that describes the proposed project, presents findings related to environmental conditions, includes a copy of the Initial Study which documents the reasons to support the findings, and includes mitigation measures, if any, included in the project to avoid potentially significant effects.
Look for This Sign
These signs indicate a planned development project is in the works. These are your call to action! It is in our best interest for residents to understand the scope of the project and provide public comment as necessary. See the signs and be the change.