Kounakis said that if re-elected, creating more affordable housing would be a priority, citing the current lack of options as the main factor contributing to the state’s homelessness crisis.
Infrastructure is also a priority, she said, adding that for communities to thrive, first responders and teachers must be able to afford to live close to where they work.
“I know that the answer to the California housing crisis is to build more affordable housing for California families. Being able to afford a home is important for all families,” she said. “As Lieutenant Governor, creating affordable housing and strengthening our state’s infrastructure will be a priority. We must continue to invest in our roads, highways, bridges, transport hubs and waterways. Building more affordable housing – and investing in the infrastructure that supports it – creates good-paying jobs and boosts our economy.”
Underwood Jacobs cites “reforms that truly solve homelessness” as a priority on its campaign website. She has called homelessness in California “out of control.”
“It is necessary to help the needy; However, if individuals are unwilling to accept the help that is offered, we cannot allow them to ruin parks, sensitive ecological areas and public spaces like streets,” she said.
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