State's Housing Element has no friends on Ojai City Council

Oct. 11, 2012
Tiobe Barron, OVN Correspondent
Despite voicing objections, the Ojai City Council voted 3-2 to approve a revised Housing Element to its General Plan Oct. 9. The plan is mandated by the state of California and requires the city to prove it can accommodate 177 additional affordable housing units within 14 acres. According to consultant Thomas Figg, the city faced possible litigation or punitive measures — including higher Regional Housing

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