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Housing Crisis? What California Has is a Housing Catastrophe

June 2017, Sacramento Bee Opinion We do a lot of talking about the housing crisis in this state. But I’m beginning to think the word “crisis” isn’t strong enough to convey just how alarmed every Californian should be that the cost of meeting a basic necessity of life – you know, shelter – is devouring […]

SLO Loses Another Opportunity for Affordable Housing

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 […]