San Diego Housing Programs Awarded $4.8 Million

The new funding will support city projects aimed at streamlining the process for building affordable housing and transit-oriented development.

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October 23, 2023, 11:00 AM PDT

By Diana Ionescu @aworkoffiction

A $4.8 million grant from the San Diego Association of Governments’ Housing Acceleration Program will fund five housing initiatives in the city of San Diego, reports Kelvin Henry for NBC San Diego. Roughly half of the funding will support a Development Impact Fee assistance pilot for certain affordable housing projects, such as those with “proximity to public transit and access to high-quality jobs and other resources.” 

The money will also support an Affordable Home Development Master Plan, a Mid-City Communities Plan Update, an “Inclusive Public Engagement Guide” designed “to assure inclusive community participation on City plans, policies, projects and initiatives, particularly for people who have historically experienced barriers to public participation,” and the development of ‘missing middle housing’ design guidelines that could reduce costs and simplify the process for building multi-family housing.

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