A Few Hard Truths for “Progressives” Who Oppose Housing in California

A Concerned Citizen
5 min readJan 31, 2020
Manhattan Beach, California: a place we cannot afford to live. Photo by rubixcuben, licensed under CC BY 2.0

In the wake of California’s landmark housing legislation SB-50 dying in the state legislature, I want to offer a few blunt, late-night hard truths about the housing crisis here in California.

These truths are oriented toward my progressive friends who continue to oppose YIMBYism and zoning reform, despite significant evidence supporting these…

A Concerned Citizen

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