Articles Tagged With ‘housing’

SLO County Board of Supervisors approve Nipomo housing project

By KAREN VELIE Following a two-day hearing, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday voted 3-2 to approve a more than 1,400-unit housing development in Nipomo, known as the Dana Reserve. The 288-acre site is located on... (Continue reading)

California governor signs bill limiting security deposits to one month’s rent

By JOSH FRIEDMAN California Gov. Gavin Newsom last week signed into law a bill that will prohibit landlords from making renters pay a security deposit that is more than one month’s rent.  Eleven other states in the United Dtates limit... (Continue reading)

California to pay homeowners to build tiny homes in backyards

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The state of California is reviving a program that previously paid homeowners up to $40,000 to build tiny homes in their backyards, an attempt to address the state’s housing shortage. [Business Insider] In late June, Gov. Gavin... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students demand rent control in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A group of Cal Poly students spoke during public comment at a San Luis Obispo City Council meeting earlier this month calling for rent control and for officials to crack down on landlords not properly maintaining their... (Continue reading)

Housing growth surges in SLO and Santa Barbara counties

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties saw an uptick in their housing market in 2022, according to a state demographic report released Monday. Developers in densely populated urban areas built the highest number of new residential... (Continue reading)