We are pleased to announce that we have built a broad coalition of organizations concerned about the shortage of new housing opportunities in Orange County. Together, we are co-hosting a candidate forum focused on creating, approving, and building new housing in Orange County. All candidates and incumbents in city council races in OC are invited to participate.
Development approvals are local government decisions; therefore we want to hear from candidates and incumbents how they will ensure that an adequate supply of new housing is made available across the full spectrum of affordability, from affordable housing for low-income families and individuals experiencing homelessness to market-rate apartment buildings, townhomes, and condominiums.
This is an informational forum. The coalition of co-hosting orgs will not be making collective endorsements as a group. Each individual org may make endorsements based on their own criteria. People for Housing OC will be making endorsements. Information on the format of the event can be found here. Candidates wishing to participate are strongly encouraged to complete the People for Housing OC candidate questionnaire.
For Interested Public:
There are 34 cities in Orange County; therefore we are dividing the county in half and will host a forum for North / Central OC on Thurs., Aug 27th and for South / Coastal OC on Thurs., Sept 3rd.