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BRIDGE(ing) the Affordable Housing Gap

San Diego County is in the midst of an affordable housing shortage — and more units could be lost as government-aided housing agreements expire over time. And the state of California isn't fairing much better based on a report released by the California Housing Partnership Corporation. BRIDGE Housing, a firm formed in 1983 to address the affordable housing shortage, is doing their part to fill the gap. One of their recent developments, COMM22, is a mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented development located at Commercial and 22nd streets. The development combines much-needed affordable family and senior rental housing with day care facilities, commercial and retail space, affordable townhomes that are currently under development, and future market-rate flats. Set within a blighted urban neighborhood, this redevelopment project is much more than just the building of affordable housing, "it's about building community," said David Alvarez, San Diego City Councilmember for the area. "The site sat…Log In to Read Full Article

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