I support Mayor Kawakami’s aggressive move to work with Expedia, owners of VRBO and AIRBnB, to list only legitimate Transient Vacation Rentals in Vacation Designated Areas. Those that are illegal are already facing a fine of $10,000/day; the key to this issue is enforcement. I believe the biggest problems contributing to the housing crisis are […]
We need to build houses that are truly affordable. $400,000 for a house is not affordable. We need to combine financial education with loosening building restrictions. I recommend allowing higher density housing in city centers, not in urban areas.
Building up not out would allow builders to build with more efficiency providing less expensive housing for our families. This would also prevent housing sprawl and protect “green spaces”.