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Latest Updates

August 8, 2022

The Public Be Damned...

During the July 27th College Area Community  Plan Update (CPU) meeting, the Planning Department abandoned any  pretense of working collaboratively with the College Area. If the  College Area wants a plan update that reflects its vision for the  future, the Planning Department has told them they will have to produce  it themselves... (open)

August 4, 2022

PERSPECTIVES: LA (and San Diego) Needs Its NIMBYs

Whether  it’s the poor stewardship of the public’s money reflected in the Ash  Street bailout, or the promotion of poorly-written housing policies that  claim to deliver equity and climate action but accomplish neither, San  Diego’s homeowners are the only group willing to stand up to the Mayor’s  political machine and call out the flawed thinking of these actions... (open)

July 22, 2022

An Open Letter to the Mayor of San Diego

Dear Mayor Gloria, In keeping with the promise of a fair and transparent government,  College Area residents deserve to know if grant funding is driving the  Planning Department's decisions to unnecessarily upzone its  single-family neighborhoods in order to fulfill grant obligations...(open)

 

Position Papers

October 5, 2021

Updated ADU Code Revision for SB 9

"4 MEANS 4"

September 15, 2021

Getting Traction with San Diego City Council

San Diego City Council takes a first step towards revising its ADU code.

September 14, 2021

Proposed Revision of San Diego ADU Code

Full details of NFABSD's ADU code changes proposed to the Mayor and City Council