In the last 30 days, the Marin Independent Journal has published multiple points of view about housing that challenges the mainstream narrative that cities are to blame for the housing crisis and should adopt measures to build at all costs to meet Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA) mandates.
On Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, the newspaper featured Catalysts president, Susan Kirsch’s, Marin Voice article, “There are misgivings, thanksgivings amid housing discussions.”
On December 2nd, the Readers’ Forum ran San Rafael resident Ray Lorber’s Letter to the Editor entitled, “Legislature should have found housing compromise.”
Other published articles followed:
Thursday, December 16th, the Readers’ Forum published Novato resident Ken Kelzer’s Letter, “Kirsch a leader in Marin’s fight for local control.
Saturday, December 18th, the Saturday Soapbox ran letters from:
- Ray Lorber (San Rafael), “All housing concerns must be addressed now.”
- Susan Kirsch (Mill Valley), “Issues, suggestions for addressing allocation.”
- Stephen Nestel (Marinwood), “Housing mandates hand cities to developers”
- James Petrary (Novato), “Water-deprived Marin must fight state mandates”
Sunday, December 19:
- Ron Pimentel Sr. (Greenbrae), “Demand for housing is artificially stimulated”
- Rick Johnson (Novato), “Local group (Catalysts) discussing important issues”
Read them all on our News page.