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Danville council signs off on Housing Element update

Original post made on Jan 23, 2023

The Danville Town Council voted unanimously last week to endorse the town's next eight-year Housing Element (despite concerns and frustrations over requirements under new state affordable housing laws) ahead of an upcoming deadline.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, January 22, 2023, 2:12 PM

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Posted by Kevin Burke
a resident of Danville
on Jan 23, 2023 at 12:51 pm

Kevin Burke is a registered user.

CM Arnerich's comments are delusional. The one developer who submitted a comment on the Housing Element owns the Village Shopping Center and his comment was focused on how they *wanted* to build apartments there but needed better development standards (heights, parking, lot coverage, FAR) in order to make it feasible. Danville's governmental constraints are the reason they can't build.

The reason Danville is fighting so hard against more density in single family zones is precisely because it's feasible to build. If no one wanted to build it it wouldn't be a "problem."

There is zero chance that this draft gets accepted and this coverage would be better if you read through the public comments that were submitted to Danville on this item.


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