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.

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.

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.