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Encinitas council gets pushback on low-income housing requirements

Encinitas council gets pushback on low-income housing requirements

Encinitas will explore hiring school crossing guards to help keep Oak Crest Middle School kids safe and it will place additional scrutiny on golf course operations, but a draft proposal to increase low-income housing requirements faced opposition Wednesday night, Sept. 26.

A representative for the Building Industry Association of San Diego, as well as area landowners and developers, informed city leaders that plans to change the city's regulations could actually result in less low-income housing being built, rather than more. And, they sought extra time to review the proposals.

Michael McSweeney, the BIA's senior public policy advisor, noted that a new city-funded, preliminary...

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