Community led initiative and Library Mixed-Use project could face off in November

Updated: Jul 13

Ryan Stuart.

Article in SC Sentinel, 1/13/2022

One of the initiative organizers, John Hall, stated that just one of the lots designated for affordable housing would be able to provide more housing than the Library Mixed-Use project. Hall used Lot 7, behind Kianti’s and the Del Mar Theater, as an example. While the city’s project proposes as many as 125 units, Hall anticipates up to 180 units can be placed in Lot 7.

It also designates Lot 4, the location of the proposed library project, as a ninth spot for affordable housing, but does not require development there....

Ryan Stuart came to the Sentinel in October 2020. He was raised in a suburb

outside of Seattle and he got his degree in journalism at Washington State

University. Ryan moved to California in December of 2019 to cover high school

sports at the Santa Clarita Valley Signal. When sports paused, he made the

transition to hard news. He moved to Santa Cruz where he reports on schools,

businesses, city government and north county activity.

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