housing crisis

For a living wage

It has been well documented that low wage industries are subsidized by our government which costs taxpayers and takes away services and quality of life to help the poverty wage workers. In wine country, low wages have many families working 2-3 jobs to pay for unaffordable housing leaving little left for health needs and food. 96% …

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Balancing Housing with Vacation Rentals Seeking balance between housing needs, property rights

Income inequality, neighborhoods as investments not homes, loss of Mom & Pop servicing businesses to tourism shops, low wage industries control economy, unaffordability as citizens compete with investors for housing, crumbling infrastructure due to massive tourism impacts, pollution impacts, high rate of tourist police calls, safety issues due to traffic problems, families split apart due …

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Sonoma County Tourism Bureau finally getting how pissed off residents are

Crumbling roads so congested on weekends that residents have a hard time getting around creating surface traffic in our neighborhoods where children play to get away from tourism traffic, added pollution from GHG and trash generated by tourists, half of all police calls are now from visitors….neighborhoods becoming “investments” for out-of-towner’s not homes, housing costs …

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