San Diego Habitat for Humanity launches home affordability advocacy campaign

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Monday on Good Morning San Diego, KUSI’s Paul Rudy discussed how housing bans in unincorporated areas could be making the housing crisis worse.

There is strong demand in the City of San Diego for new housing, especially among working families and young professionals. Unfortunately, many cannot find or afford the housing that is being built.

As a result, two groups are spearheading an effort to bring more affordable housing back to San Diego.

Habitat for Humanity and the San Diego Housing Federation are looking to build 7,500 affordable housing units for Veterans, homeless families, elderly, and disabled residents of San Diego.

The housing federation is leading the charge to build all these affordable housing units with a $900 million bond on the 2020 ballot but many people are asking, why should taxpayers vote to pay for this?

The President & CEO of San Diego Habitat for Humanity, Lori Holt Pfeiler, and Executive Director of the San Diego Housing Federation,

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