Santa Barbara Feeling the Squeeze from Affordable Housing Challenges, Mandates

California’s mandates regarding affordable housing have backed Santa Barbara officials into a corner and no one is quite sure how the city will find its way out. “We’re certainly getting dumped on by Sacramento,” Councilman Randy Rowse said. “Unfortunately, from Sacramento it’s kind of a cookie-cutter, one size fits all. “We like to think of Santa Barbara as just a little more special than that.” The City Council and Planning Commission met Friday to talk about Santa Barbara’s planning priorities for the next several years, but driving the discussion was the city’s ability to provide its usual planning services, while keeping up with the influx of permits and housing demands. “I am actually

1436 State Street, Santa Barbara  CA 93101

  • Spann Associates Facebook
  • Spann Associates Instagram
  • Spann Associates Twitter
  • Spann Associates LinkedIn

© 2020 Spann & Associates Real Estate

All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sale, or withdraw without notice. This is not intended to solicit property already listed.​

DRE# 0907671 | DRE# 01206734 | DRE# 02030289