The City of Seaside is updating its General Plan Housing Element and lacks strong affordable housing policies.
LandWatch engages in the public process in a variety of ways. For this project, here is a list of our engagement strategies.
- Letter: Comments on Draft Housing Element (87K PDF)
LandWatch comments include concerns about the lack of required implementation of the policies, that housing should be focused in the core of Seaside, and suggests more smart growth policies be included. (08.21.17)
- Letter: Request to Defer Action on the Housing Element (99K PDF)
LandWatch requests the City of Seaside to defer action on the Housing Element until after the city has, in fact, given the public the right to learn about, and comment on, the proposed Housing Element. (05.14.03)
- Letter: Comments on the Workforce Housing Study (156K PDF)
LandWatch believes that Seaside (and the other FORA jurisdictions) should “accentuate the positive,” and seek to “eliminate the negative” where affordable housing is concerned. (04.16.03)
- Letter: Comments on the Notice of Preparation for the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (96K PDF)
LandWatch urges the City of Seaside to prepare a draft General Plan Update document in advance of environmental review, and to hear from the public prior to making decisions about what, specifically, ought to be included in the City of Seaside General Plan Update. (04.07.03)
- Letter: Urges Permanent Housing Affordability (82K PDF)
LandWatch believes that local officials should be trying to maximize the public benefit that will be provided by the future reuse of these lands, and we believe that providing permanently affordable housing ought to be at the top of the list. (02.06.03)
- Letter: Urges Affordable Housing Policy (116K PDF)
LandWatch urges the Seaside City Council to strengthen the proposed “Policy Regarding Affordable Housing Development on the Former Fort Ord (North Seaside).” (01.14.02)