Novato CA City Council Takes Stand Against State on Affordable Housing

A defiant Novato City Council pushed back against regional and state housing authorities Thursday and approved a list of potential housing sites for its general plan that might not pass muster.

After declaring that 20 units per acre would be as dense as it would allow — even if the state Housing and Community Development Department says that’s not enough — the Novato City Council came up with five sites that would provide 202 units of affordable housing if land owners and developers decided to partake in deals.

Read more at the Novato Patch

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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