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Escamilla and Garcia: The Dismantling of Santa Ana’s Housing Opportunity Ordinance is Bad Policy and Bad Politics

The Santa Ana City Council is abandoning the City’s commitment to affordable housing by gutting the Housing Opportunity Ordinance (HOO) at a time when rent-burdened residents struggle to pay rent. The City Council is granting millions of dollars in unnecessary handouts to developers instead of maximizing the public benefit of the City’s valuable land.