YIGBY “Part 1” Looking at Possibilities in OC, LA, and Riverside July 17, 2023December 29, 2022 by Natalia HernandezDespite policy efforts aimed at increasing production, California still has a shortage of affordable housing. City leaders struggle to find space to accommodate new housing development in the face of NIMBY opposition. Faith communities often have unused or under-used space on their campuses. Many congregations have partnered with affordable housing developers to build affordable housing on sites zoned for religious use, and some cities have greased the wheels to make it happen faster! Come hear what is possible from three people who have walked this road!Honorable Rusty Bailey, Former Mayor of Riverside, CABishop John Taylor, Episcopal Diocese of Los AngelesSarah Walker, Senior Project Manager, National Community Renaissance (National CORE)Jill Shook, Founding Director of Making Housing and Community HappenThis panel is aimed at elected officials, city staff, faith community leaders, clergy, and community members who want to say YES! to affordable and attainable housing in their (and God’s) backyard!