July 16, 2019 – San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Post The SLO Chamber celebrates continued member, San Luis Ranch breaking ground, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
July 2017, KSBY-TV Report The San Luis Obispo City Council approved construction of the San Luis Ranch housing project, which promises to include affordable and workforce housing. The land between Madonna Road and Highway 101 will become a community of more than 500 homes, which the developer believes will reduce the number of commuters and […]
May 2017, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo Article Only a quarter of San Luis Obispo County residents can afford a median-priced home on the Central Coast, according to a report issued by the Los Angeles-based California Association of Realtors. In the county in the first quarter of 2017, 26 percent of residents could afford a […]
March 2017, 2017 SLO County Housing Summit San Luis Obispo County’s housing crisis has long stymied economic development and opportunity in the region, making it difficult for companies to hire, and painful for employees who cannot afford to live where they work, often forcing them to leave the area. “Everybody that we relocate here, probably […]
May 2017, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo Article It’s not easy being poor in San Luis Obispo County. Or even middle class, for that matter. High housing costs play a big role in the Central Coast’s unaffordability, as underscored by National Low Income Housing Coalition data released this week. Affordable rental housing — units that cost residents […]
May 2016, SLO Tribune Letter to the Editor by John Fowler Once again, it’s one step forward, two steps back as San Luis Obispo loses another great opportunity to ease the critical affordable housing shortage. While we are used to the usual concerns about viewshed, water, traffic and noise, this time development processing time and […]
July 2017, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo The proposed 580-home San Luis Ranch development off Madonna Road and Highway 101 in south San Luis Obispo may be headed to approval, judging from the comments of City Council members Wednesday night. In front of a packed audience at City Hall, the council generally supported the project that would […]