Coastal Housing Coalition holds annual conference

Housing experts came together via Zoom on Friday to discuss statewide housing issues and how jurisdictions are pivoting from old ways of regulating design to using objective design standards for multi-unit residential development. The discussion was part of the...

SLO City Council gives go-ahead to Villaggio senior living community

A housing proposal in San Luis Obispo that will bring hundreds of homes for seniors transitioning into an elderly care living environment — located across from the auto mall on Los Osos Valley Road — received a go-ahead from the SLO City Council on Tuesday. The San...

NEW DEVELOPMENT PROPOSED FOR ENTIRE FUNK ZONE BLOCK

By edhat staff A new development project has been proposed that will demolish and rebuild an entire block in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone. The area includes the block cornered by Santa Barbara Street, E. Mason Street, Gray Avenue, and E. Yanonali Street....

Construction starts on multiuse pathway in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Road construction will begin on Las Positas and Modoc Road in Santa Barbara on Wednesday. The pathway construction is called the Vision Zero project. The project will create a safe separation for bicyclists, runners and pedestrians from...

NEW SENIOR HOUSING OPENS ON HOPE AVE

Source: Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara As COVID-19 continues to re-shape life in the U.S., one thing for certain is that the record-high increase in unemployment goes hand in hand with a shortage of affordable housing. This is especially hard for...