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City of Stockton Low Rent Housing Project Approval Authority, Measure G (November 2010)

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A City of Stockton Continuation of Low Rent Housing Project Approval Authority ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Stockton in San Joaquin County.[1] It was approved.

Measure G re-authorizes the city to develop up to 500 publicly assisted low-income housing units each year. The city is required to obtain this re-authorization from city voters every 10 years.[2]

Election results

  • Yes: 40,005 (73.83%) Approveda
  • No: 14,182 (26.17%)

Election results are from the San Joaquin elections division as of November 26, 2010.

Supporters

Supporters included John Shores of Habitat for Humanity, Joan Richards of Campaign for Common Ground, and developer Carol Ornelas of Visionary Home Builders.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure G: Meeting Stockton’s Housing Needs. Without increasing local taxes, and only by using existing affordable housing funding, shall public or publicly assisted housing providers, within the City of Stockton, according to the City’s General Plan, construct, develop, acquire, rehabilitate, and/or convert housing project(s) into decent, safe, sanitary, and uncrowded units for low-income, elderly, or handicapped persons, up to 500 units annually, for ten years, with any unused units carried over annually?[3]

External links

References

  1. Record.Net, "A Savvy Citizenry more vital than ever," July 18, 2010
  2. 2.0 2.1 Stockton Record, "Stocktonians to decide on pot tax, fire provisions, low public housing," October 6, 2010
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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