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CHAIR NATHAN FLETCHER FEATURED SPEAKER FOR WHITE HOUSE PANEL ON HOUSING, LAND USE

11/01/21

 

Nathan Fletcher, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, participated Friday morning in a panel hosted by the White House about “Reducing Land Use and Zoning Restrictions.”  

Chair Fletcher’s portion of the virtual panel focused on local initiatives to increase the supply of housing and loosen restrictions, and make it more affordable for working families to find affordable housing options.

“I am excited that President Biden and his team are reaching into communities like San Diego to learn more about the challenges we’re facing with housing and land use,” said Chair Fletcher. “It is helpful to counties and cities that the Administration is thinking creatively about ways to help us loosen zoning restrictions and increase the affordable housing stock. I look forward to being involved in more discussions with the White House and working with leaders across our nation to identify new solutions.”  

To view Chair Fletcher’s participation in the White House discussion visit this link and this discussion begins at the 21:23 mark of the video and ends at the 45:06 mark.  

Other participants on the panel with Chair Fletcher were: 

  • Erika Poethig, Special Assistant for Housing and Urban Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council (moderator)

  • Mayor Steve Adler, City of Austin 

  • Jeana Dunlap, Strategic Advisor, and 2019 Harvard Loeb Fellow