Search

Lot 4 project will limit affordable housing

Updated: Jul 13

Letter to the SC Sentinel, 6/9/2022


Sonja Brunner’s Mayor’s Message, “How do We Get to Affordable Housing” (May 22) tells part of the positive story of affordable housing in the pipeline for downtown. Left out is the full story of the mixed-use project on Lot 4, a project design that actually limits housing. Moving the library from Civic Center and squeezing it into a mixed-use foot print to accommodate a parking garage (possibly as large as 400 spaces) restricts the number of housing units that can be built. This plan does not maximize our scarce city land resources....







— Bob Morgan, Santa Cruz

Recent Posts

See All

Letter to the SC Sentinel, 9/13/2022 Don Lane (Guest Commentary Sept. 10) seems to be running out of reasons to justify the absurd marriage between an unneeded parking garage, the downtown library, an

Letter in the SC Sentinel, 9/8/2022 I just returned from experiencing unspoiled Ecuadorian rainforest with Indigenous Achuar, determined to preserve their land, culture, right to self-determination. V