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Planning Commission Considers Housing Incentives

Planning Commission Considers Housing Incentives

By Matt Adams

The San Diego Planning Commission will considers updates to the city Affordable Housing Regulations that would include incentives to stimulate micro unit production.  The smaller sized units would range from 600 to 800 square feet and are seen as another tool to address the chronic housing shortage.  The Commission […]

By | 2017-11-14T09:13:31+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Closing on Units Before Year’s End?

Closing on Units Before Year’s End? SDG&E Needs to Know Now!

By Mike McSweeney

One of the items discussed at this week’s SDG&E Working Group was,  “how can we ensure our members can get meters set on projects due to close before the end of the year?”
 
Not every BIA Builder was at the meeting, […]

By | 2017-11-14T09:12:17+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GOP Tax Plan: Bad News For Housing

GOP Tax Plan: Bad News For Housing

By Borre Winckel, President & CEO
For Californians, the House GOP plan is bad news for new projects, for aspiring home owners and for keeping rental costs down. Unless changed, it shall exacerbate our already regulatory constrained, supply-starved housing markets. Affordable housing will be hit hard.

 

Plans call […]

By | 2017-11-07T08:37:11+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tax Reform Developments

Tax Reform Developments

By NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald
I want to update you on recent developments regarding tax reform.  NAHB’s focus on tax reform has been to ensure that housing remains a central component to the next generation tax code.  We have been concerned that the plan under development would marginalize the existing homeownership […]

By | 2017-10-30T11:05:48+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blatant Union Confusion Tactics

Blatant Union Confusion Tactics

By Borre Winckel, President & CEO
Clearly the answer to our high housing-cost picture is to increase the labor cost component!  Read how this Union paid and bought for researcher makes that incredulous claim. It’s our excessive regulatory environment stupid! Calling for a “fair wage” when she means […]

By | 2017-10-31T09:27:57+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments