Category Archives: Homeless Issue

QuickTake: Pathways of Hope withdraws homeless housing proposal

According to a story this morning  on the Voice of OC website, Pathways of Hope has withdrawn its application to build 80 units of permanent supportive housing for the homeless on city-owned land located at Commonwealth and Basque Avenues. Read the … Continue reading

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Prop. 1 adds billions in debt but won’t make housing more affordable

By Marc Joffe | This fall, California voters are being asked to add another $16 billion to the mountain of state debt. The four bond measures on the November ballot are cleverly marketed and key into compelling priorities such as … Continue reading

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Reviving redevelopment abuses won’t help homeless

By Chris Norby | Legislators should resist any attempts to bring back redevelopment agencies into California’s governmental mix, and remember why they were abolished seven years ago. When Governor Brown ended redevelopment in 2011, over $6 billion in annual property … Continue reading

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County Supervisor Shawn Nelson interviewed on the homeless situation

On Thursday (3/22), KFI radio talk show hosts John and Ken interviewed Shawn Nelson, Vice Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, about the homeless situation and why Irvine is currently the main focus for the location of a … Continue reading

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