City of Hollister Residential Housing Projects, Measure Y (November 2008)
Measure Y exempted residential housing projects within the Downtown district from the 244-allocation cap put in place by voters in 2004 through Measure U.
The exemption through Measure Y applies only to areas in the downtown district. The boundaries are roughly North Street to Hawkins Street and McCray Street to West or Monterey streets.
The general city residential allocation remains at 244, but projects within the Downtown district will not be subtracted from those allocations.
Supporters of Measure Y hoped that the owners of existing properties would decide to renovate upper floors into residential if they did not have to compete for the 244 units with larger developments.
- These final, certified, election results are from the San Benito County elections office.
- The Pinnacle: Ballot set for local election
- The Pinnacle: Measure Y in effect, but projects scarce (dead link)