Another nail in the coffin for anyone thinking there is a logical reason to re-rezone the Rutherford Ave / Woodside Rd parcel and allow the property owner to build condos when the area was rezoned less than 15 years ago to protect against that exact thing.
The county still needs to do a better job on affordable housing for sure, but market-price housing goals are actually being exceeded.
Redwood City has exceeded its Regional Housing Needs Allocation target for above-market rate units for the current RHNA cycle, which spans from 2014 to 2023, but is far from satisfying its affordable housing goal, according to the city’s annual housing report, which was recently submitted to the state.
To meet its affordable housing goal, Redwood City must construct 502 moderate-, 372 low- and 699 very-low-income units by the end of 2023 when the cycle ends.
Selby Lane area residents that attended the June 21st workshop should have received an email and a snail mail copy of the planning department’s meeting notes, attached below.
I will collect some thoughts and post a response. Thoughts? Feedback?
A summary letter is attached as a PDF regarding the Major Development Pre-Application Public Workshop that took place on June 21, 2017 at 6:30PM at 455 County Center, Room 101 regarding the proposed merger and rezoning at 1301/1311 Woodside Rd (PRE2017-00012) in the unincorporated Sequoia Tract of San Mateo County.
Planning and Building Department
455 County Center, 2nd Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4582 T
(650) 363-4849 F
A Pre-Planning meeting was held with the developer at city hall. Video of the meeting is now available here.
Meeting minutes are still being transcribed and will be posted as well in the next few days.
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