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News - May 6, 2022

Atherton residents demand town fight state housing mandate

Town officials warn that flouting the law would have 'dire' consequences

by Angela Swartz

Some Atherton residents are upset that officials aren't doing more to fight the wealthy town's increased state housing obligations. During a boisterous community meeting last week to discuss strategies for fulfilling the mandate, one resident even suggested the town evade it completely and pay monthly fines of up to $100,000.

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