The city of San Diego is hoping an expedited community plan process can help deliver more housing, and more affordable housing options, to meet the needs of its residents.
"[San Diego] Mayor Todd Gloria announced a package of initiatives Monday aimed at producing more homes across the city that residents of all income levels can afford," according to an article from the City News Service and published by KPBS.
According to the article, the city's Planning Department is working on a package of initiatives called "Housing for All of Us."
"Among the initiatives introduced to help along that goal is 'Blueprint San Diego,' intended to place the city's housing, mobility and climate goals at the forefront of the community planning process," according to the article. "It is intended to streamline the Community Plan update process, shortening plan completion dates from four to five years to two to three years."
Other initiatives included in the Housing for All of Us initiative include plans to develop housing on city-owned land and at dormant industrial sites and a push to develop affordable housing options in all parts of the city. Numerous other ideas are included in the source article.
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