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California Redevelopment Agencies

Will California Act to Create More Affordable Housing?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 06.08.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

It used to be the "American Dream" was to purchase a detached single family home down the street from Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. Today, that dream has been reduced to simply hoping your family can afford rent on a two-bedroom apartment sandwiched in a multi-storied stucco box.

City With No Children: SF Has The Lowest Number Of Kids In America

Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco

According to statistics presented to a special hearing of the Board of Supervisors on Thursday, San Francisco has the lowest percentage of children of...

Why California Cities May Lose Billions

| Posted 04.04.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Kendall Taggart More than 400 redevelopment agencies were officially shuttered yesterd...

'The Negative Effect Of Redevelopment On Our Resources Has Been Enormous'

| Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Kendall Taggart As cities statewide bemoan the California Supreme Court's recent decis...

10 Reasons Homelessness Could Increase In 2012

Joel John Roberts | Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

As this year ends, the confusing tallies of homelessness in America persist. Take the federal perspective on the number of homeless in our country. Th...

Jerry Brown vs. Community Government

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

By Judy Lin and Paul Elias, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers asserted their right to eliminate community...

Report: Redevelopment Agencies Shortchanged Schools $40 Million, Used Funds For Golf Course

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Redevelopment agencies in California illegally shortchanged schools by at least $40 million last year, forcing the state to make up the money, accordi...

Fight Over Redevelopment Funds Heats Up As Controller Announces Audits

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Turning up the heat on cities and counties in California, state Controller John Chiang announced Monday that his office will scour the books of 18 red...