Bonta Gathers with 'Big City' Mayors to Advocate for Affordable Housing

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

(Sacramento) – Several lawmakers, including California State Assemblymember Rob Bonta D-Oakland, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and 10 other California mayors gathered at the State Capital to urge the State Legislature to take action to alleviate the burden of high housing costs in California. Lawmakers agree we have a housing crisis on our hands and there is an urgent need for more affordable housing in California. “Housing is not a partisan issue,” said Assemblymember Bonta. “Urgent help is needed now. We cannot wait any longer.” Oakland’s Mayor, Libby Schaaf agrees that cities “desperately need resources to build more affordable housing.”