Housing

‘Right-to-vote’ initiative headed to special election after Council vote

‘Right-to-vote’ initiative headed to special election after Council vote

ENCINITAS — Council ordered a special election for the “right-to-vote” initiative to take place June 18, instead of adopting it outright at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Pending federal cuts may impact assistance to low-income housing

OCEANSIDE — Congress is slated to make its decision March 1, on whether or not to cut federal funds for domestic programs by 5.1 percent.This decision will significantly impact an estimated 1,600 households in Oceanside that currently receive monthly Section 8 Housing and Urban Development assistance to help pay rent.

Council OKs police agreement, housing plan and advisory commissioners

SOLANA BEACH — With Mayor Mike Nichols absent, City Council members voted 4-0 at the Feb. 13 meeting to approve a five-year law enforcement contract, adopt a mandated housing plan and fill two vacancies on an advisory commission.

Developers will present on Quarry Creek project this month

Developers will present on Quarry Creek project this month

CARLSBAD — The proposed Quarry Creek residential project could help Carlsbad meet impending state housing requirements, according to city planners and the project’s developer. 

City Council approves out of the box inclusionary housing regulations

OCEANSIDE — In its ongoing effort to provide sufficient affordable housing, City Council gave final approval to modifying inclusionary housing regulations and allowing low-income housing to exceed base density citywide Jan 30.

‘Right to Vote’ initiative qualifies for ballot

‘Right to Vote’ initiative qualifies for ballot

ENCINITAS — An initiative that requires a majority vote on increases in housing density or height accrued enough signatures to be placed on a ballot for a potential special election this summer.

City’s draft housing plan is off to HCD

DEL MAR — With only two objections at the Jan. 14 meeting, City Council moved its housing element another step forward, agreeing to send the draft document to the state Department of Housing and Community Development for a required preliminary review.

Council delays action on housing element

Council delays action on housing element

DEL MAR — As city officials work to obtain a certified housing element, some residents are accusing them of using the state requirement as a means to implement part of Proposition J, a downtown revitalization initiative defeated in the Nov. 6 election that was supported by all council members.