Developers must incorporate some low-income units into their projects or pay a fee to help build them elsewhere. A VOSD analysis of Housing Commission spending shows the fee collections have helped build units but also paid for other programs and costs that weren’t solely affordable housing.
Hundreds of acres surrounding San Diego’s aging sports arena would slowly be transformed into dense housing, modern commercial projects, 30 acres of parks and a bay-to-bay trail under a plan the City Council approved on Monday.
Mission Valley may soon get a new attraction and community gathering place: an 18-acre park and educational center focused on the San Diego River and the area’s history before decades of intense development.
The new 60,000 square-foot office development in East Village’s Makers Quarter known as Block D is envisioned as the harbinger of a commercial real-estate renaissance that draws in corporate elites and creates more jobs for downtown’s booming residential population.