On OC: Yes In My Backyard on Housing

Elizabeth Hansburg, who started a chapter of the group, Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY), in Orange County, talks with On OC about her goal of getting elected officials to stand behind affordable housing construction – even when there’s political heat.

On OC: How Anaheim Tackles Homelessness

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait talks about how the City of Anaheim has approached homelessness, given the fact that most federal and state funds go to the County of Orange. The answer, Tait, said has come from the non-profit sector, providing things like drug treatment, jobs programs, basic sheltering and affordable housing. Yet Tait said big employers like Disneyland and the County of Orange both need to step up on the issue.

Santana: Part-Time County Supervisors

After publicly confronting their own inability to craft a regional solution to the local homelessness crisis last week, Orange County Supervisors should face some hard questions about their own political futures. Yet instead of the usual recall talk, Orange County should think big picture…as in Part Time County Supervisors.

On OC: Housing Chronic Homeless

On OC talks with Lloyd Pendleton, who headed up a Utah state task force that reduced chronic homelessness by more than 90 percent in a decade by providing rapid housing to people living on the streets.