Affordable housing could be lost in Strawberry

By Dick Spotswood : marinij – excerpt

Marin’s supply of affordable housing may take a hit if the current plans for reuse of the former Baptist seminary in unincorporated Strawberry go forward.

The Strawberry campus now has 200 affordable units, all rented. Under the plan devised by the site’s developer, North Coast Land Holdings, when all is said and done only about 60 affordable units will exist.

The old housing will be demolished and much of it replaced by market-rate condos and some undetermined form of a college campus.

If county staff allows the project to proceed to the environmental evaluation stage, the existing Strawberry Community Plan, developed after much public input, will allocated to the recycling bin… (more)

 

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