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Danville files RHNA appeal seeking to lower number of state-mandated housing units

Original post made on Jul 15, 2021

After being alerted that it may be mandated to allow as many as 2,241 new homes within their borders through the drafted sixth RHNA cycle, the town of Danville has submitted an appeal seeking to lower those numbers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 4:50 PM

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Posted by D
a resident of Danville
on Jul 15, 2021 at 7:25 am

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Thank you Danville leaders, for fighting this! Shame on Sacramento politicians for trying to ruin our great town by turning it into a high density, run down, crime infested wasteland like so many other cities in the Bay Area. Drive thru San Jose, or most other local cities, and even in so called affluent areas, there is trash everywhere, overgrown weeds, and homes that are selling for millions of dollars that have abandoned shopping carts on the sidewalk. Despite the billions of dollars that San Jose and other local cities take in for property taxes and sales tax, they fail to take care of the streets and neighborhoods that are covered in trash and huge weeds. Then drive thru Danville, where the landscaping is neat and orderly, there is little to no trash, and people and their local leaders have pride in ownership and pride in their well planned and well organized town.

I am proud of our local town council in fighting this, and would gladly pay more in taxes to supplement the costs of fighting the Sacramento politicians on this very important quality of life issue.

Posted by MO
a resident of Danville
on Jul 15, 2021 at 12:53 pm

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Thank you, Mayor Morgan, Danville Town Council & Candace Anderson for standing against this unrealistic mandate. ABAG is comprised of unelected political activists who promote social justice housing without taking into account reality factors, such as water resources, limited suitable building sites, etc. This is further exacerbated by the revival by the Biden administration of AFFH, the “fair housing”
mandate. This mandate seeks to infill the suburbs with “affordable” ( section 8) & other multi- family housing. The result would forever alter the concept of single family home ownership & the suburban community lifestyle. Please stand firmly against this travesty.

Posted by AM
a resident of another community
on Jul 19, 2021 at 5:52 pm

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As a resident of San Jose, indeed one of the "more affluent" areas, I read with bemusement D's description of our "trash-strewn" city which has "overgrown weeds". Reminds me, I need to clear that shopping cart off my multi-million dollar property. Honestly, I'd rather have the very polite homeless lady at our neighborhood park as a neighbor than snobs like D and MO.

Posted by D
a resident of Danville
on Jul 20, 2021 at 7:04 am

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"AM"- I am glad you are happy living in San Jose. Please stay there. If you think taking care of your property and not letting weeds and trash cover it makes you a "snob", then I am a "snob". Pride in ownership, and taking care of your property is a good trait. I always laugh when I see your politicians talk about the importance of protecting the environment and being "green", but yet they don't care when there is trash and cigarette butts and human feces all over your city. Danville politicians understand that protecting our environment includes keeping our town clean, orderly, and free of litter and debri.

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