Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer
It costs too much to live in California, and we need radical change to fix it. To address a statewide housing crisis on the local level, Mayor Faulconer is enacting his “Housing SD” plan – a set of dramatic reforms to make San Diego a more affordable place to live.
Bureaucratic institutions have historically been set up to empower anti-housing forces, such as frivolous lawsuits, that delay or deny projects at every turn. Mayor Faulconer is working to get government out of the way so constructing homes becomes easier, faster and less expensive.
The plan’s goals are to increase housing supply, lower development costs and promote smart growth for the benefit of San Diegans at all income levels. To address the shortage of affordable homes, the plan: