A new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California finds that the high cost of housing has made nearly a quarter of Californians consider moving away. A majority of respondents say they favor government efforts to make housing more affordable. Yet I wonder how these respondents would take to a new construction in their neighborhood. Would they welcome it or would they transform into NIMBY mode and rally against it? Here’s the link: http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/business/10212315.htm?1c
Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.