Housing

Grant helps close funding gap for affordable housing project

Grant helps close funding gap for affordable housing project

OCEANSIDE — The planned Mission Cove affordable housing project recently received a $295,000 Wells Fargo UrbanLIFT Community Grant, which will help close a $2.5 million funding gap for the $92 million project that will be built on Mission Avenue.

Owners must pay when reducing units in Del Mar

DEL MAR — Property owners will soon have to ante up when sizing down in Del Mar.

Kirk Effinger: ‘Roads to nowhere’ a product of activists, weak-kneed politicians

Beware the community activist who became one when a new subdivision or other development is proposed near them and claims to be concerned for their entire city.

Encinitas to miss housing element deadline, path forward proposed

ENCINITAS — The deadline for turning in a housing element — Aug. 30.

Higher-density housing plans spark debate

Higher-density housing plans spark debate

Early development plans to build 362 new homes in Eden Valley have some residents concerned.

Column: You’re now entering the development zone

Welcome to the development form the Twilight Zone.

Volunteers spruce up veterans quarters

Volunteers spruce up veterans quarters

OCEANSIDE — One hundred Home Depot Foundation volunteers put in hands-on time to upgrade veterans’ quarters in Oceanside on June 5.

Nonprofit files lawsuit against city over Quarry Creek

Nonprofit files lawsuit against city over Quarry Creek

CARLSBAD — The environmentalist nonprofit group Preserve Calavera has sued the city of Carlsbad over its review and decision on the Quarry Creek housing development.

Cuts impact city’s low-income program

CARLSBAD — Due to federal funding cuts, Carlsbad is unable to support its full number of rental assistance units as hundreds of low-income individuals wait for years to receive assistance from the program, according to a city housing official.

656 units approved for Quarry Creek site

656 units approved for Quarry Creek site

CARLSBAD — With their concerns about traffic, emergency services and environmental impacts assuaged by staff testimonies, City Council voted to approve the Quarry Creek housing development at its full 656 proposed homes after years of review and a multitude of public comments.