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San Diego Extends Eviction Moratorium Through June 30

May 19
By Andrew Bowen

The moratorium requires tenants and businesses to notify their landlords in writing if they are unable to pay, and they must prove their hardship is caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Report: City's Housing Program Working To Build More Affordable Housing

May 19
By City News Service

San Diego's Affordable Homes Bonus Program provides incentives for developers who choose to build affordable units as a part of their projects.

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Proposal To Nix 30-Foot Height Limit In Midway District Advances

May 14
By Andrew Bowen

Supporters of the proposal say Midway is not a true coastal neighborhood and should never have been subject to San Diego’s longstanding building height restrictions in areas west of Interstate 5.

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San Diego Sheriff Halts Evictions, Hours After They Were Set To Resume

May 7
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Earlier this week notices appeared on the homes of at least 160 San Diego County residents, announcing that eviction enforcement would be resuming in San Diego County. Hours after the news became public, the Sheriff's department announced evictions would be halted.

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San Diego Tenants Stage Rent Strike In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

May 1
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

With nearly one in four San Diegans now unemployed during the coronavirus pandemic, many families won’t be able to pay their landlords.

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Home Sales Well Below Last Year's Figures, But May Be Recovering

April 24
By City News Service

San Diego's sales have improved over last week's figures by 23.1%, a sign the market could be recovering.

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Social Distancing Disrupts Routines For Neighborhood Planning Groups

April 14
By Andrew Bowen

Many of San Diego's community planning groups are canceling meetings and postponing elections, while others are holding meetings online to ensure new development projects are not delayed.

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How Has The Coronavirus Impacted San Diego's Housing Market?

April 14
By Alison St John, Megan Burke

Spring is usually a busy time in the residential real estate market and 2020 was initially shaping up to be a bonanza for home sales in San Diego. But as the public health crisis around the COVID-19 virus has grown, new home listings have dropped from the same time last year by 27%.

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County Tax Collector Offers Penalty Cancellations During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 14
By City News Service

San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister announced Monday his office will consider penalty cancellation requests from those directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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California Court Leaders Suspend Evictions Amid Pandemic

April 7
By Associated Press

California judicial leaders have adopted a statewide emergency order suspending evictions to help deal with the COVID-19 crisis that has crippled the court system. It was one of eleven temporary rules adopted by the Judicial Council during its second emergency meeting since the coronavirus pandemic started.

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Tenants Prepare For Rent Strike As Landlords Urge Normal Payments

April 1
By City News Service

The grassroots group said it had around 100 people participating in the rent strike, and had issued a letter to members to send to landlords.

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Affordable Housing Bond Measure Moves Closer To Reality

March 11
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Council Members on Wednesday voted to keep alive a $900 million affordable housing bond proposed for the November ballot, as city leaders run out of other options for dealing with the city's homelessness crisis.

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Property In San Diego's Clairemont Neighborhood Cleared For Affordable Housing

March 10
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Council members voted 8-1 Tuesday to rezone four acres of county-owned land on Mt. Etna Drive for hundreds of new affordable apartments. Some residents opposed the plan over fears of increased traffic and taller buildings.

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Business Report: Travel Industry Struggles With The Coronavirus Effect

March 6
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

Airlines scale back their flight schedules due to reduced demand amid the coronavirus outbreak, mortgage rates fall as a result of the Federal Reserve interest rate cut to boost the global economy and how the failure of Measure C will affect San Diego's convention business.

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Voters Appear To Reject Measure B, North County Housing Proposal

March 3
By Erik Anderson

Results appear to show voters rejected a planned development north of Escondido.