Pieces of the Housing Puzzle

What is the Housing Puzzle? Everybody who is living in Santa Cruz deserves a place to live. The federal government’s guidelines say no one should be paying more than 30% of their salary into rent. We know that many, according to Steve McKay and Miriam Greenberg’s research (http://noplacelikehomeucsc.org/en/about/) that many are in fact “rent-burdened,” and …

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Protecting and Enhancing Our Green Spaces

The people of Santa Cruz have chosen in past elections and by legislative action to set aside and protect sensitive habitat and community green spaces. Enormous community activism and energy went into saving Lighthouse Field from hotel development; funding the purchase of the Pogonip and the Moore Creek Uplands; as well as preserving Wilder Ranch …

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