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Bills to encourage housing density near transit advance in Senate

Original post made on Apr 9, 2019

Two state bills that would allow more housing density in transit corridors cleared their first legislative hurdles this week, though each proposal will likely see significant changes before either becomes law.

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Posted by Corporate Take-Over
a resident of another community
on Apr 9, 2019 at 1:59 am

SB 50 is not about getting more housing near transit. It is supported by giant corporations that want more and cheaper housing for millions of current and planned employees. The tricky definitions in the bill actually would empower developers to build 4-8 story condos and apartments - with little or no onsite parking - in neighborhoods otherwise zoned for single family homes and businesses. Ambitious state legislators and big city mayors have been "sold" on SB 50. Most city councilmembers are against it - but there is a Russian-style suppression of the news about this topic. What does the MENLO PARK CITY COUNCIL HAVE TO SAY ABOUT SB 50 AND RELATED BILLS?


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